Objections to BDSM-themed kids show 'Battle Kitty': MTR in NY Post

MTR quoted in the New York Post alongside other commentators concerned about pornified themes in Netflix’s animated interactive children’s series ‘Battle Kitty’ – for children 7+


“The whole setting is off,” author Kimberly King, a sexual assault survivor who specializes in books promoting child safety, told The Post. “It starts off in a dungeon with a kitty chained to the wall and then you see Big Bad Daddy Orc. There are way too many aggressive sexual innuendoes. And too many characters are wearing punk BDSM gear with spikes. At one point you see about 15 orcs all together rubbing their butts and making noises. There’s a lot of what looks like genital play.

“I’m a mom and a kindergarten teacher and I can tell you my 5-year-old doesn’t need to see bondage wear and play in his cartoons.”

Melinda Tankard Reist of Collective Shout, a grassroots campaigns movement against the objectification of women and the sexualization of girls, agrees. “it’s essentially an ode to the butt,” she told The Post.

“The characters repeatedly engage in sexualized movements involving their bums, including manic twerking, rubbing bums against each other, and ticking, rubbing and slapping each others’ bums. Horned characters in BDSM-styled garb pump their bums back and forth and pound them against each other,” Tankard Reist said. “In one scene, Kitty ends up stuck in her friend Orc’s butt. Kitty begs to be released. There are other fetish themes. The series has no educational or artistic merit. Parents should find something better for their kids to do.”

Read the full piece here

See also:

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  • Caitlin Roper
    published this page in News 2023-02-06 17:22:23 +1100

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