"Australian website girl.com.au is now promoting a feature about Brazilian waxes, otherwise known as a torture device in which all the hair in a woman's nether regions is ripped off with a combination of hot wax and a high pain threshold. The website, which appears to be mostly read by girls in the nine to 14 age bracket, says of the Brazilian: "Nobody really likes hair in their private regions and it has a childlike appeal."Why 10 is too young for your first Brazilian ...
The moral imperative of mothers and fathers, or even basic social norms and decorum, no longer hold sway over profits.
How do we stop these things?
Which words, which metaphors, which paradigms do we need to enlist to convey our emotional and ethical rejection and repugnance, to the authoritative degree necessary, to see these sick and destructive trends reversed?
(Oh, ooops, that's right: no time, no time, we're too busy reversing the climate!)