Perhaps some of the worst offenses are in popular music. And when we consider the world of pop music, we must include not only the words to the songs, but also matters like the images, the dress, and the dance moves. And the impressionable brains of our youth are being flooded with this exciting yet morbid culture of sex and liberation, so called.
And yet, it is worth pointing out that there are amazingly positive moments even in the popular music scene. Actually, they are not really surprising as much as they are confirmation of the fact that the traditional roles of men and women are ingrained in the very fiber of humanity, and seep out from time to time even in this depraved culture, especially when the theme an artist is going for is romance.
One example that jumped out at me when I first heard it is a line in a song by Lisa Loeb. In her song, "When All the Stars Were Falling", about three quarters of the way through the song, this line comes up, "But I could be restful, I could be someone's home." It's an amazing statement, because she doesn't merely say, I could make a home, or I could be at home, but in a most ingenious way, she basically identifies herself with the home. I could be someone's home. If you are interested in hearing the song, here it is: