Prude: How the Sex-Obsessed Culture Damages Girls (and America, Too!)

Posted by on Jul 14, 2012 in Books | 0 comments

Hear Dr. Laura discuss Prude here.

What do Britney Spears, “Laguna Beach,” and the best-selling Gossip Girl books all have in common?

Commentator Carol Platt Liebau cites all as contributors to our culture’s oversexualization. Such examples cue America’s young girls to believe that sexiness trumps intelligence and character at even the highest levels of influence and power.

Liebau argues that relaxed attitudes toward sexuality are damaging girls in their formative years and ultimately harming America by increasing social ills. “Once upon a time,” Liebau writes, “‘slut’ was one of the greatest insults. But now, being a ‘prude’ is deemed to be even worse.”

Smart, timely, and compassionate, PRUDE argues for the restoration of common sense values to our sex-saturated society.

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