Bringing about meaningful change in the wake of ‘Cuties’ is going take a lot more effort than just canceling your Netflix account.
By Emma Freire
A massive outcry over indecent content, demands for a legal investigation, calls for boycotts, countless op-eds bemoaning the decline of American morals — no, I’m not talking about the current backlash against the Netflix movie “Cuties.” I am referring to Janet Jackson’s bare breast during the Super Bowl halftime show back in 2004. It was and still is one of the most controversial events in television history.
At the time, I found it strange that the backlash focused […]