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Documentary Hail Satan? to Stream on Netflix this Month

The documentary Hail Satan? is to stream on Netflix this month. The program premiered at Sundance in 2019, and won awards. It documents the rise of the Satanic Temple.

The organisation mixes religious practises with aggressive secularism in an attempt to end, what they see as, the evangelical church’s political power in the nation.

The founder of the temple Lucien Greaves is a political activist, he has also set up projects such as The Project Children Project and After School Satan.

Netflix Defends Releasing “Cuties” Amid Sexulization Claims

Cuties is the latest release from Netflix. According to Netflix it is a “social commentary” about the sexualization of young girls. It depicts underage girls twerking and touching themselves highly suggestive ways. The film has received widespread condemnation.

“Cuties is a social commentary against the sexualization of young children,” a Netflix spokesperson said. “It’s an award-winning film and a powerful story about the pressure young girls face on social media and from society more generally growing up — and we’d encourage anyone who cares about these important issues to watch the movie.”

The movie follows the story of a Sudanese girl trying to escape her repressive Muslim family by joining a twerking troupe.

Netflix acquired the movie earlier this year after it was well-received at the Sundance Film Festival.

Read More: Breitbart

U.S. Youth Suicides Up Since 2017 debut of Netflix Show “13 Reasons Why”

A report, newly published, detailing the suicide rates of young people in the U.S. show an increase of nearly third in the month following the realise of “13 Reasons Why” in 2017.

The controversial and highly popular TV series premiered on Netflix in 20017 and follows the story of a teenage girl who commits suicide. In the show she has left 13 video tapes detailing the reasons why she will take her own life. In the final episode viewers graphically see the teen kill herself.

The show caused outrage amongst health care professionals and parents. People are now asking if the sharpe increase in suicide rates  amongst this demographic are linked to the hit TV show?

Read More: Reuters