Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

Southern California Voices / A FORUM FOR COMMUNITY
ISSUES

AHMAD ALHAMAD; Senior, 17, Corona del Mar High School

April 12, 1993| Compiled for The Times by Sylvia Miller, Erik Hamilton and Jeffrey Hansen

How can our children develop respect in their sexual relationships when our society still discriminates against women? This development has to start in the family, but most families still have double standards that treat men differently than women. In the home, children are taught by family and society that it is okay for men to be sexual. Terms like stud are used as positive reinforcment for males. On the other hand, terms like trash are used to describe women in the same role.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|