Is This What A Paedophile Looks Like?
Posted by Cate on July 14, 2008
Well, maybe not a paedophile, but it seems the Pope is busy apologising for the sexual abuse perpetrated by certain members of the Catholic Church wherever he goes.
Dawn Chorus reader Chris sent me details from this website, Catholic House And Garden. Catholic Children’s costumes! Just in time for the Pope! The costumes are Made in the USA by American Farm women (their bolding suggested national pride preferences their identities as women and farm women at that).
Our Lady of Lourdes:
St George: (I have to admit it’s rather cute)
Joan of Arc “Perfect for high spirited girls!”
Interestingly the costumes were in response to ones like these
Yes, more depictions of sexualised ‘mini-adults’ as I’ve lamented in a previous post.
At any rate, I’m thinking what kind of mini-adults I’d like to see as potrayed in costume. Women who have challenged notions of ‘femininity’ and female roles and expectations.
So far I have:
I’m keen to heae your suggestions of women you’d like celebrated through costume and why, and I will make a girl’s costume of my favourite for The Dawn Chorus. Reply here or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Costumes to be continued)…