Follow Child Refuge on Twitter

Music

Everyone reading this is probably familiar with the power of music. It has been a form of human expression since the dawn of civilization for recording history, conveying emotion, influencing choices, communicating and worshipping. Like any power, though, it can be used for good or evil. It’s understandable for youth to want to express themselves through their own style of music and distinguish themselves from their parents generation, but freedom of expression should never cost a child his or her innocence.

Music Lyrics: Sexual Aggression and Violence
Is there a relationship between music lyrics and sexual aggression?   This issue is kind of new for some, but these days, the kind of words spoken, or should we say, sung in many of the popular songs have some type of sexual violence and promiscuity in them. We’ve discussed how song lyrics tolerate and even encourage teens and young people to engage in sexual activities. But in this article, we will go further and examine if the same lyrics are also responsible for making teens and the youth become sexually aggressive and violent towards other people.   The violence portrayed by the...Read More >>
Music
Music Videos Promote Sexuality and Profanity and Teens Love itMusic is an integral part of a teen’s life. In the American context, it has been always a symbol of socialization and entertainment. We refer to the most popular and common as pop music. For the adult‘s generation, they were content to listen to different songs and genres through audio channels like radio, cassette tapes, recordings, discs, and others. But today, advancements in technology have enabled it to be integrated with visual representation. This combination is what we call a music video.   Though music videos are particularly entertaining especially for those who love music in general, too much exposure to...Read More >>
Music, Lyrics, and Sex: A Recipe of Disaster for American...American society is full of influences that may in one way or another promote sexual promiscuity and aggression by children and teens. Practically all types of media are responsible for the tolerance, if not, encouragement of sexuality. From movies and videos to print and advertisements, a large portion of what one sees is related in some way to sex. In relation to this, there’s another type of content that’s making a loud “noise” in sexually influencing teens. We call it music.   Music was once referred to as the food for the soul. It seeks to inspire, inform, express, and entertain...Read More >>

Quick Help

Not sure what to do? Need help? Just fill the blanks and we will respond within 1 business day.
Invalid Input
Invalid Input
Invalid Input
 
Refresh 
Invalid Input