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Is Sexy a Sin?

By on January 17, 2017 in Culture, Sexuality, Women's Issues with 21 Comments

“If you got it, flaunt it!” …So goes the advice to women around the world.

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Debunking The Purity Myth

By on May 14, 2015 in Culture, Feminism, Sexuality with 6 Comments

“There is a moral panic in America over young women’s sexuality and it’s been breathing new life into a very old idea,” claims Jessica Valenti, founder of Feministing.com and author of The Purity Myth: How America’s Obsession with Virginity is Hurting Young Women. Dubbed the “poster-girl for third-wave feminism,” Valenti claims that today’s abstinence-only movement tells […]

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Being Women in a Miley Cyrus World

By on August 29, 2013 in Culture, Sexuality with 0 Comments

Thomas Couture was an 18th century French artist best known for his work, Romans in the Decadence of the Empire.  At the center of the painting, a woman lays outstretched, drawing all eyes to her. Surrounding her are people engaged in all types of lascivious behavior, abandoning themselves to all the vices that supposedly led […]

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On DOMA, Prop 8, and Being Faithful

Today the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) handed down a landmark decision regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).  Couched in language that moves this decision from a financial benefits issue to redefining marriage, Justice Kennedy writes in the court opinion that the decision handed down is about giving dignity […]

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Is Monogamy Unnatural?

By on June 21, 2013 in Culture, Sexuality with 2 Comments

In the middle of a national debate on same sex marriage, today’s CNN op-ed piece claims that the entire concept of marriage may be completely unnecessary. According to Meghan Laslocky we need to “Face It: Monogamy is unnatural.” Laslocky claims that fidelity within marriage is a faulty gauge for its success, since “biologically, we humans […]

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The Birds, The Bees, and The Plan B

By on May 9, 2013 in Culture, Sexuality with 0 Comments

Have you seen the recent car commercial where a couple is in the car with their young son who looks like he is six or seven years old? The father is spinning a rather fantastical story about where babies come from only to have their son try to tell them that he had heard the “real story” from another […]

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Women, Pornography, and Our Sexualized Culture

By on November 8, 2012 in Culture, Sexuality, Women's Issues with 0 Comments

Earlier, we discussed mainstreaming of pornography in socially acceptable mediums. Today we’re talking about how the mainstreaming of pornography and our increasingly sexualized culture is impacting girls and women. Instead of being a gift designed by God to be enjoyed by a man and woman in a committed, marriage relationship, sex is used by our […]

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Pornography Goes Primetime

By on November 6, 2012 in Culture, Sexuality, Women's Issues with 0 Comments

Last month Fox News ran a story about women and pornography that claimed that a book like Fifty Shades of Grey is really nothing more than “mommy porn,” a reference to the so-called “soccer moms” who are seen as the primary consumers of erotica and erotic fiction. Books like this one enable pornography to be […]

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The Best-Kept Secret Behind 50 Shades

By on October 4, 2012 in Culture, Sexuality, Women's Issues with 0 Comments

We used to blush about it. It was the kind of thing that women kept quiet about. It was personal – too personal – and not at all “ladylike.” Perhaps we’d joke about it or laugh at a reference to it on shows like Sex in the City. But for the most part, it stayed […]

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Amanda's Practical Modesty Tips

Dressing modestly is not as difficult as you first might think. First, in order to be fashionably modern but modest, you must know your body type. For example, I am pretty short, so I do not have problems finding shorts or skirts that are long enough. But, I have taller friends who constantly struggle with […]

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