Victoria's Secret: Stop sexualizing our daughters with the Bright Young Things campaign
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Victoria's Secret: Stop sexualizing our daughters with the Bright Young Things campaign

    1. Petition by

      The Mommy Lobby

The Mommy Lobby believes that young girls are overwhelmed with images that make them believe that their only worth comes from how they look. Victoria's Secret's latest PINK campaign is further promoting the idea that in order to fit it, young girls need to wear skimpy clothing and now underwear that have words like "wild", "call me" or "feelin' lucky?" on them.

Victoria's Secret's claims that their target demographic is college age women.  All one needs to do is look at the product line, go into their stores or see who they use to promote their products (Most college aged girls have grown out of their Justin Beiber stage) to know that they are obviously targeting younger teens.

We are simply asking Victoria's Secret show a modicum of respect for our daughter. They have their entire adult lives to be grown up, please allow them to maintain their innocence and youth for as long as possible.

We understand that Victoria's Secret is a lingerie store and that there is a market for such items. But to blatantly market to very young girls and encourage them to become sexual "objects" from a very young age, is exactly the opposite of what most parents teach them.  

As parents we do all we can to protect our children from negative influences but we also know that there is a big world out there waiting for them...all we're asking is that if Victoria's Secret continues to market to the young teen demographic, then they respect the boundaries of modesty somewhat and avoid such language that encourages sexual promiscuity. 

You have our children's entire adulthood to make a profit off of them and we simply ask that you respect the innocence of this portion of their lives. Please allow them to reach an age of maturity before pushing this on them.  They're under enough pressure from society as it is.

(for more information on how you can make an impact, please visit us at www.theMommyLobby.org)

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Victoria's Secret
Stop sexualizing our daughters with the Bright Young Things line

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • 7 months ago

      Even though they make up half the population, women and girls have endured discrimination in most societies for thousands of years. In the past, women were treated as property of their husbands or fathers - they couldn't own land, they couldn't vote or go to school, and were subject to beatings and abuse and could do nothing about it. Over the last hundred years, much progress has been made to gain equal rights for women around the world, but many still live without the rights to which all people are entitled.

      -- Robert Alan Silverstein

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    • Meylin Muniz MIAMI, FL
      • 10 months ago

      This is gross and disgusting and completely wrong.

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    • shelby tanase ARLINGTON, VA
      • over 1 year ago

      young girls are not sexual objects, and is one small step to hold this company responsable for targeting young audiences, shame on you, parents please don't buy anything from victoria secret anymore, is not worth our time or money anymore.

      we can show our daughters that they don't need to be like a model or wear their products to be someone. we must give them the tools to ambition a bigger future.

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    • Vanessa Moranchel URBANDALE, IA
      • over 1 year ago

      I have a daughter and a stepdaughter and I am doing everything I can to teach them about self worth and independence. I don't need this kind of commercialism bogging them down.

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    • Jennifer McCreary ST. LOUIS, MO
      • over 1 year ago

      To help preserve the innocence of our young girls. Please don't throw them to the wolves.

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