The latter is surely nothing out of the ordinary - isn't it normal for teenage boys to be preoccupied with sex and girls? My husband (now a middle-aged pillar of society) relates that his own preoccupations were "sex, speed (as in motorcycles) and smoking" and I would have thought that any teenage boy would agree that his preoccupations included at least one of those factors. I wonder what the "sexualised images" were? Obviously pin-ups - but of what?
Go into the drmitories of most boarding schools and you will find pin-ups inside the locker doors. Much as I would not like my son to display these he has several friends who, from the age of 10, had pin-ups of nude women on their bedroom walls.
In this new and tolerant age, what can be permitted expected of teenage boys?
Does a co-educational school allow pin-ups in the dorms - and what effect does this have on the development of boys' relationships with the girls they work with, never mind the statements that pin-ups make about women? And if a school takes a strict moral stance - do the parents care?
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