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As girls grow, their leggings draw attention at school

...street corner gals, right? I mean, it's sweatshirts and comfy pants," says Juliet Bond, an author and professor of women's studies at a Chicago liberal arts college.Members of the advisory board say the dress code policy will be reviewed...
Sex and romance in old age

...cultural cues that equate sexuality with youthful, thin, wrinkle-free bodies, says Marilyn Myerson, a professor of women's studies at the University of South Florida. "The most important sex organ is our brain," Myerson says. "How we...
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Film challenges taboo of full-frontal male nudity

NEW YORK -- A smitten young man in Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Dreamers" steals a photo of his inamorata and puts it next to his private parts, then is understandably embarrassed when she forcibly peels off his tighty-whiteys and discovers it.
New study questions fairy tales' preoccupation with beauty

...according to a new study by Purdue University sociologist Liz Grauerholz and Lori Baker-Sperry, an assistant professor of women's studies at Western Illinois University. Grauerholz and Baker-Sperry examined 168 Brothers Grimm fairy tales to study...
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