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Sexualization, Media, and Society (SMS)[1] is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary open-access academic journal, published by Sage, to provide a resource for diverse scholars and activists interested in critically examining the phenomenon of sexualized media as it affects individuals, relationships, communities, and societies.[2]

Sexualization, Media, and Society  
DisciplineSexualized media (mulitidisciplinary)
Edited byAna Bridges
Deirdre M. Condit
Gail Dines
Jennifer A. Johnson
Carolyn West
Publication details
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
Sex. Media Soc.
ISSN2374-6238 (print)
2374-6238 (web)
OCLC no.890009433

The journal was founded in 2015 by co-editors Ana Bridges (University of Arkansas), Deirdre M. Condit (Virginia Commonwealth University), Gail Dines (Wheelock College), Jennifer A. Johnson (Virginia Commonwealth University), and Carolyn West (University of Washington Tacoma).[3][4]


  1. ^ Staff writer (April 2, 2015). "New journal to examine effects of sexualized media on health, society". US Federal News Service, Including US State News. Archived from the original on March 10, 2016. Retrieved January 4, 2016 – via HighBeam Research.
  2. ^ "Sexualization, Media, and Society: aims & scope". Sage. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  3. ^ "Sexualization, Media, and Society: editorial board". Sage. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  4. ^ Staff writer (April 20, 2015). "Five women scholars launch new peer-reviewed journal, Sexualization, Media & Society". Women in Academia Report. Retrieved January 4, 2016.

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