Katrina, 17, who attends high school in southern Ontario, says images in the media can influence a teen girl’s view of acceptable sexual behavior, even if they know less about sex than teens a decade ago. “They show girls now like Christina Aguilera … she’s totally showing everything. How many little girls watch it? How many people my age watch it?” Katrina tells The Canadian Press. “They see it as like, `if she can do it, why can’t we? If she’s popular, this is how we become popular. (Girls) feel more comfortable doing it now that they see someone they look up to doing it.”
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