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GMPM: Fathers Are Making Little Girls Into Sluts Via Princess Culture
10 years ago

GMPM: Fathers Are Making Little Girls Into Sluts Via Princess Culture

The Good Men Project Magazine is a great read for the modern man and tackles a lot of “everyman” topics, with varying degrees of success, as you may know from our other past references to them. This time around, Hugo Schwyzer hits and misses in talking about the “princess culture” of little girls. His view piggybacks a story from Redbook, (that piggybacks Peggy Orenstein’s book, “Cinderella Ate My Daughter“) which suggests that little girls dressing like princesses (and being praised for their beauty when they do) makes them seek equal attention as they mature, thus, turning them slutty – since sluts clearly get a lot of attention.

We’re going to go a little Inception here, because I’m talking about GMPS’ article, that’s talking about Redbook’s article, that’s talking about Orenstein’s book. Hopefully we don’t open a wormhole or sink everyone into everlasting limbo. But no promises. These are fathers’ issues after all. Wormholes are to be expected.

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