India Knight of the Times of London felt compelled to write a defense of 14-year-old girls today, "because a survey of 2,000 parents has found that 14-year-old girls are the most irritating and tricky creatures known to man."
"Girls today are growing up in an atmosphere of unapologetic crudity," notes Guardian writer Amelia Hill, who argues that the oversexualization of society has had an incredibly negative impact on the lives of teenage girls.
Last night, there was a reading and party for Red, a collection of essays by teenage girls. So what exactly is going on with teenage girls today? They're pissed! Basically nothing's changed, 'cause we were some angst-y ass teens. One girl read her essay on dealing with the maintenance of her Jewish hair. Another read…