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BOYCOTT Spirit Halloween, Owned by ACON Investments - STOP Marketing SEXY Children's Costumes & STOP Sexualizing Children!

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BOYCOTT Spirit Halloween -- owned by ACON INVESTMENTS !

http://www.aconinvestments.com/investments/i_halloween.html

 

* * * You can also CALL ACON INVESTMENTS (OWNER OF SPIRIT HALLOWEEN) AT THEIR CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS AT (202) 454-1100 TO TELL THEM TO STOP SEXUALIZING CHILDREN / YOUNG GIRLS.

This company is MAKING MONEY by portraying children as SEX OBJECTS & sexualizing our kids !

 

*  To see Spirit Halloween’s original ads encouraging 9 year old girls and 13 year old girls to experiment sexually with boys,  go to this link:

 

http://sgvnowproject.weebly.com/

 

Spirit Halloween sexualizes children/young girls, and markets SEXY children's costumes, for 9 year old girls (tweens) and 13 year old girls (teens).

 

**  10/26/12: Watch this new video by Miss Representation at a local Spirit Halloween store -- you'll see how the majority of the young girls' costumes were of the "sexy kids" variety - and Spirit was selling children's sexy FISHNET STOCKINGS:

http://www.missrepresentation.org/notbuyingit/in-search-of-empowering-halloween-costumes-for-girls/

 

Spirit Halloween  has over 1,000 stores across the United States.

Spirit Halloween portrays children as SEX OBJECTS in their highly sexualized kids' costumes and ads.

**  Look at their ad for this extremely sexualized TWEEN "army girl" child's costume for 9 year old girls:

http://www.spirithalloween.com/product/ic-major-trouble-1214/

**  and  this TWEEN "Goldilocks" costume for 9 year old girls that looks like an ADULT fantasy sex costume:

http://www.spirithalloween.com/product/goldilocks-costume/

* As of 10/18/12, Spirit Halloween was encouraging 13 year old girls to have sexual experiences with boys in their TEEN Rag Doll child's costume ad: "You are all grown up now so why not find out if big boys like to play with dolls!"

* As of 10/18/12, Spirit Halloween was encouraging 9 year old girls to experiment sexually with boys in their "Celebrikitty" TWEEN costume ad: "You'll be playing cat and mouse with all the boys.”

* On 10/19/12, Spirit Halloween was forced to change their SEXUAL ad wording for children’s costumes after a "Not Buying It" Twitter campaign by Miss Representation:

http://www.missrepresentation.org/notbuyingit/notbuyingit-spirit-halloweens-costumes-for-teen-girls/

Spirit Halloween’s marketing of SEXY children’s costumes  is putting pressure on kids to look sexy – this sexualization of children is an OUTRAGE, and is having a dangerous and destructive impact on our kids: 

 

A July 2012 study found that 6 year old girls want to be sexy  and see themselves as sex objects:  http://www.livescience.com/21609-self-sexualization-young-girls.html

 

Sexualizing young girls and young women can cause eating disorders, low self-esteem, depression and negative body image, according to a 2007 American Psychological Association Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls:

http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2007/02/sexualization.aspx

 

Tell Spirit Halloween, and their owner, ACON INVESTMENTS  to STOP marketing SEXY children’s costumes, STOP sexualizing our kids, and that you won’t buy their costumes!

 



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