Purity Culture

God’s Will or Oddly Repulsive? One of the weirder and, let’s face it, creepier aspects of conservative Christianity is its obsession with sex. And, nowhere is that more apparent than something known as “purity culture”. Now, some of you may be wondering “What the hell is ‘purity culture’?” Well, according to No Shame Movement, it […]

It’s a Control Thing

Well, Miley’s at it again. In a move sure to stir up more controversy, the latest video from the former Disney teen princess features nudity and some rather suggestive scenes. And, by suggestive, I mean licking various things, riding a huge wrecking ball nekkid (the name of the song is “Wrecking Ball, you know) and […]

Should True Love Wait?

In the past week, I’ve read two blog posts about sex and, while they didn’t change the way I think, they articulated what I thought in a different way. The first came from Jamie Wright (aka “the very worst missionary) and was titled “Sex Pt. 2, Why Wait?” (for an excellent overview on what purity […]

There’s An App For That

In this case, “that” is curing the gay. A group called “Setting Captives Free” has published an app on Google Play that they claim can┬ácure gay people with a two month course. Well, isn’t that special? And, it’s not just those dirty homosexuals who are helped by Setting Captives Free, they have programs for gamblers, […]

Virgin Territory

Christians are obsessed with the concept of virginity, which I suppose is only natural since the guy on whom the Christian faith is based is said to have been born of a virgin. But, as with so many other things, we carry this virtue to extremes, telling girls to “save themselves for marriage” and if […]