A new study shows that more young girls are reaching puberty at very young ages—a significant portion of them by the age of seven. What's going on in this crazy mixed-up world? Are stereotypes to blame?
Among 7-year-olds, about 10% of whites, 15% of Hispanics and 23% of blacks have some breast tissue. Among 8-year-olds, the numbers grew to 18% of whites, almost a third of Hispanics and half of blacks.
Kidding! We blame childhood obesity, which is what scientists also theorize may be causing the change, along with "substances in the environment." Yea, substances like American Apparel ads. At this rate, all you conservative Christians will be dressing your girls in hijabs within the next three years.