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    Quote Originally Posted by austmum View Post
    But primary aged kids and younger see these men wearing them. It's not just about who is wearing them it's about the effect it has on everyone seeing this.
    I agree. I too feel very uncomfortable with children being exposed to these images and words.
    But your original post made specific reference to boys and men. I think it's important to acknowledge that women also carry these words and images on their clothing. It's not a male issue - it's a cultural and generational issue.

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    To me it's no different to my daughters seeing me in a mini skirt or short shorts and strapless top. I just explain to them that mummy is a grown up, and that it's not nice for little girls to wear these sorts of clothes. If I had a son I would explain to him that they aren't suitable shirts for young boys and once he is older he can wear them all he wants. I guess it's about educating them. That's just me though and I do understand why people don't like them.

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