Tag Archives: sexuality

Birth control in a university vending machine? Why not?

$25 a pop for Plan B, the morning after pill, seems a bit steep for the heavily sexually active university student, but if condoms are also offered at least someone could potentially plan ahead. A university in Pennsylvania hit the … Continue reading

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“Don’t be that guy!” ads target offenders not victims

Rebecca Watson’s “Elevator Guy” debacle over the summer highlighted a problem women and men need to deal with, not just in atheist circles but across our communities. I just learned this week that there’s an anti-rape ad campaign going on … Continue reading

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Reminder: it’s Banned Book Week

Usually I’m more on the ball when it comes to book issues and support for abolishing censorship of the printed word. The American Library Association has a list of the top 100 banned or challenged books for the past decade, … Continue reading

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Is there any bible story porn or would that be too kinky even for them?

I’m thinking of Sodom and the angels right now and Lot’s suggestion that the men of town should sleep with his daughters instead of offending his guests. And then the other part of the story later where the daughters get … Continue reading

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“If he could kill the all first-born children in Egypt what could stop him from…

…abolishing small houses? ” I’m quoting from an article I found about adulterers in Zimbabwe and a female pastor who’s taken it upon herself to rid the country of “small houses” — what these marriage wrecking women are called. Apostolic … Continue reading

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Read a book about sex and the bible

It’s called Unprotected Texts: the Bible’s surprising contradictions about sex and desire by Jennifer Wright Knust. She covers a lot of ground in a relatively short book. I dog-earred many pages of it so I’d remember specific things that were … Continue reading

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Phallic art has Texas neighbourhood stiff with rage

Or at least, mildly embarrassed to get caught staring at their neighbour’s dong. A family moved into an Abeline neighbourhood and placed their replica statue of David in the front yard. People uncomfortable with sexuality in art (and everywhere else … Continue reading

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An uncensored version of Dorian Gray has been published

I don’t think I’ve ever read that book. I might have to now. First published as a serial novel in 1890, parts of it were considered too risqué and vulgar for audiences at the time, so a heavy-handed editor took … Continue reading

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Pole dancing for Jesus just seems seedy

Back in 2007, mojoey was “What the hell”ing over an article he’d found about Christian women at a spa who’d started a pole dancing exercise group and today I come across another such story. “God gives us these bodies, and … Continue reading

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Part 2 for the Break the Silence conference

So then in the afternoon, there were a lot of choices as to where to spend time. For my first session I chose to listen to three different people talk about their experiences. Eric is a university student who made … Continue reading

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