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  A new sexual revolution Marcia Segelstein - Guest Columnist, From CommonSenseIssues.com,- 5/19/2009 6:40:00 AM We are awash in sex.   We, and our children, can't escape it.  The teen clothier Hollister prominently displays Maxim , a "soft core" pornographic magazine on a shelf next to publications devoted to skiing and skateboarding.  Urban Outfitters , another retailer targeting teens, has naked models in its catalog. Victoria's Secret TV commercials, which run during supposedly family-friendly fare like American Idol , show high-heeled models strutting down runways in suggestive barely-there underwear.   The Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, available annually at your local drugstore chain, has become an American icon.  Sexual references and innuendoes abound in television shows and movies.  "Women's" magazine cover headlines regularly promise to reveal secrets to better sex.  Hotel chains make huge profits from their in-room X-rated movi