Positive And Negative Influences Of Pop Culture Essay

730 Words Nov 5th, 2015 3 Pages
Over this semester we have and are continuing to discuss the many articles, case studies and watched seminars surrounding the idea of what popular culture is.
I believe there is many positive and negative effects regarding pop culture in our society. Our everyday lives are influenced by the current pop culture around us. Pop culture impacts people in different ways it can be influenced through society’s behaviour, culture differences or within current fashion trends. In my option celebrities have the most influence when it comes to various forms of pop culture in today’s society. There are some positive and negative affects to pop culture today, today’s pop culture scene is not all bad. for example today’s society has gained a true acceptance towards the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community, (LGBT) it has become accepted and even celebrated in in our society today. In addition we are allowing same sex marriages and have Transgender Celebrities such as Caitlyn Jenner openly taking about her struggles within the transition period, she gives hope and encouragement to people in the (LGBT) community. "I 've raised my family. I 've got wonderful children. I 've done so much in my life. So now is the time to talk on this issue, to come out publicly, because I was getting destroyed in the tabloids” (Stuff) in addition to the positives, pop culture has formed negatively in our society as well, for example celebrities such as Miley Cyrus who promotes the use of drugs…

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