A research study among young perpetrators shows that solving this problem will start with a more positive and emancipated discourse about sexting. Reasons for sexting include: for fun, flirting, being sexy, initiating sexual contact, attracting the attention of a current or potential partner, creating sexual arousal, maintaining a love relationship, self-expression, self-representation and experimenting with sexuality 1 , 5. Although sexting sometimes involves pressure or coercion, studies show that most sexts are sent for positive reasons 8 , 5. Therefore, provided that sexts are sent voluntarily and that both parties are happy about it, sexting can be seen as a normal part of the sexual development of young people and as an expression of sexual agency, exploration and expression 9.
Media ‘Sluts’: ‘Tween’ Girls’ Negotiations of Postfeminist Sexual Subjectivities in Popular Culture
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Hooking Up for Sex: Sluts or New Feminists?
Second base is oral sex. Third base is going all the way. Home plate is learning each other's names. So wrote Tom Wolfe in his book "Hooking Up" -- a term that describes a wide range of coupling from making out to intercourse. For more than a decade, the "hookup" has been an integral part of the American college experience -- a result of the increased permissiveness that came with the sexual revolution of the s.
We used a mixed method approach to test this proposal, specifically its alignment with the evaluative dimensions of the Stereotype Content Model SCM; Fiske Qualitative analysis of open-ended responses and quantitative analysis of personality attribute ratings indicated that participants evaluated the types differently and in ways that often mapped onto the SCM. This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.