sexualize


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Related to sexualize: Sexualisation
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Synonyms for sexualize

make sexual, endow with sex, attribute sex to

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21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by USC Annenberg researchers Stacy Smith, Marc Choueiti and Stephanie Gall surveys the top 100 grossing movies of 2009 and shows Hollywood's addiction to films that marginalize and sexualize women is as strong as ever.
That's the thing that bothered me the most about [critics who say] we sexualize children at such a young age.
15 ( ANI ): Britain's advertising watchdog has banned a US clothing company's ad, that appeared to sexualize young girls in its fashion commercial.
When you watch some body put this gooey, drippy stuff on a body, it's hot, it's exciting--and it's very easy to sexualize that," says Hitchcock, who is out and single.
What purpose does the special serve except to overly sexualize women and use this to bolster the networks' demographics for young men?