Viral video of children cursing meant to shed light on sexism

I understand that the curse words used in the video are considered bad, but when you actually think about it, it’s strange that we created words we aren’t supposed to use.

I understand that the curse words used in the video are considered bad, but when you actually think about it, it’s strange that we created words we aren’t supposed to use.

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Each week, we explore both sides of a current issue through opposing Viewpoints. The alternate editorial for this week’s Face Off can be found here: “Feminists exploit children to sell shirts, fight sexism.”

When I first saw one of the newest FCKH8 videos, an organization that speaks out against racism, sexism and homophobia, I knew that people would hate it. I knew people would say things like “young girls should not be learning these words and saying them on video.”

In case you’re unaware of what this video is, it is a video done by the website FCKH8 that showcases several girls (from 6 to 13) in princess dresses. The girls’ purpose is to demonstrate that sexism is more disturbing than their use of the word “f—.”

I understand that the curse words used in the video are considered bad, but when you actually think about it, it’s strange that we created words we aren’t supposed to use.

The “bad words” the girls say in the video aren’t meant to hurt anyone. They weren’t yelling “F— you!” or using it in a derogatory manner.

Plus, there have been many videos in the past showing little kids cursing and people thought those videos were hilarious.

Remember the infamous “Say Fire Truck!” video on YouTube? If you’ve never seen it, it’s basically a little boy saying different forms of the word “truck,” while the parents laugh and encourage him. Except, when the kid says “truck,” it sounds like “f—.”

Why is it that people find that video hilarious, but they cannot stand the FCKH8 video? May be it’s because the little boy doesn’t know what he’s saying while the girls do? That still seems equally immoral if you don’t approve of kids cursing.

The vulgarity the girls use in the video is not supposed to be the shocking part. The facts these girls are saying are supposed to be the disturbing part.

The video was focused on grabbing people’s attention to show them society’s intense disregard for modern sexism.

The girls in the video just made sexism statistics as important as they are by comparing one thing society views as negative with sexist issues that haunt women.

The disgusting part about the whole thing is that these girls will have to suffer from the issues that they state in the video.

Like the people of FCKH8, some people are striving to try to change the way society views women.

The video displays how wrong it is that people find the word “f—” more offensive than the fact “one out of five women are sexually assaulted or raped.”

People need to get past the curse words and listen to the facts in the video. Promoting equality of the sexes and exploiting sexism in society is something that needs to be brought to people’s attention. That’s exactly what the video does: bringing awareness to these problems in society helps more people realize that gender inequality exists.

As the little girl in a pink princess costume says, “F— that sexist sh–!”

When I first saw one of the newest FCKH8 videos, an organization that speaks out against racism, sexism and homophobia, I knew that people would hate it. I knew people would say things like “young girls should not be learning these words and saying them on video.”

In case you’re unaware of what this video is, it is a video done by the website FCKH8 that showcases several girls, ages six to thirteen, in princess dresses. The girls’ purpose is to demonstrate that sexism is more disturbing than their use of the word “f—.”

I understand that the curse words used in the video are considered bad, but when you actually think about it, it’s strange that we created words we aren’t supposed to use.

The “bad words” the girls say in the video aren’t meant to hurt anyone. They weren’t yelling “F— you!” or using it in a derogatory manner.

Plus, there have been many videos in the past showing little kids cursing and people thought those videos were hilarious.

Remember the infamous “Say Fire Truck!” video on YouTube? If you’ve never seen it, it’s basically a little boy saying different forms of the word “truck,” while the parents laugh and encourage him. Except, when the kid says “truck,” it sounds like “f—.”

Why is it that people find that video hilarious, but they cannot stand the FCKH8 video? Maybe it’s because the little boy doesn’t know what he’s saying while the girls do? That still seems equally immoral if you don’t approve of kids cursing.

The vulgarity the girls use in the video isn’t supposed to be the shocking part. The facts these girls are saying are supposed to be the disturbing part.

The video was focused on grabbing people’s attention to show them society’s intense disregard for modern sexism. The girls in the video just made sexism statistics as important as they are by comparing one thing society views as negative with sexist issues that haunt women.

The disgusting part about the whole thing is that these girls will have to suffer from the issues that they state in the video.

Like the people of FCKH8, some people are striving to try to change the way society views women. The video displays how wrong it is that people find the word “f—” more offensive than the fact “one out of five women are sexually assaulted or raped.”

People need to get past the curse words and listen to the facts in the video. Promoting equality of the sexes and exploiting sexism in society is something that needs to be brought to people’s attention. That’s exactly what the video does: bringing awareness to these problems in society helps more people realize that gender inequality exists.

As the little girl in a pink princess costume says, “F— that sexist sh–!”