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Losing our virtue

April 17th, 2014 No comments
Sex is supposedly too trivial to require virtue, yet so significant that restraint is an affront. It can’t be both.

A sentinel watches upon the battlements. The air is raw and cold, and it seems to have penetrated to his knees and ankles and the shoulder upon which he rests his rifle. But he paces his rounds, hour after long hour. He peers into the little glooming light showing in the east. He turns again and faces the west, where the clouds are just beginning to reflect the slightest tinge of purple. Read more…

Is “sex worker” a legitimate phrase?

February 24th, 2014 Comments off

Most women working as prostitutes did not freely choose to do so. It’s not a profession but an oppression.

by Mary Rose Somarriba

Contrary to the rhetoric of sex-worker advocacy groups, the vast majority of women working as prostitutes did not freely choose to do so. Human trafficking is a serious problem, and those who attempt to downplay its prevalence often have ulterior motives. Read more…

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Being and Being Bought

February 24th, 2014 Comments off

A new feminist book sees both prostitution and surrogacy as anti-woman.

by Pauline Cooper-Ioelu

The mantra “my body, my choice” has a long association with radical feminism. The term has become synonymous with what we perceive to be the feminist view of all things related to human sexuality, and gender relations. Within the feminist movement, even to dialogue with the idea that there may be legitimate restrictions to choice and the unrestrained use of our bodies is the great feminist heresy. Read more…

Sex, schools and social suicide

January 24th, 2014 Comments off
If students attend schools which are run as sexual playgrounds, is it any wonder if they fail to learn?

Over the last three decades, social scientists, educational researchers, and pundits have probed for the reason why educationally the US on the fringe of being a Third World country. In particular, why does the academic achievement of American students begin to fall off during junior high and plummet during the high school years? Read more…

Misogyny: we can’t just blame men and boys

November 11th, 2013 Comments off

by Rachael Wong

This week the Roast Busters sparked outrage across the globe. When I heard about the group of young Auckland boys who sought gratification and entertainment by luring drunk girls – some of them underage – into group sex and then bragged about their conquests on Facebook, I was saddened and disgusted. I was unfortunately not surprised. Read more…

Sex on the first date is a bad idea

September 9th, 2013 Comments off

by Nicole M. King

The News Story – Five reasons that sex on a first date is a bad idea

One of the dilemmas Americans began to encounter when they decided that marriage wasn’t a necessary precursor to sex is that now, nobody can quite agree on when it is acceptable. Read more…

Return to Eden

August 15th, 2013 Comments off

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anthony esolen quoteI found this graphic on Facebook through The Ruth Institute and could immediately relate to these words. I was trapped in “the jungle” for years and thought I was too broken for marriage.

In 1989, the French comity of education for health (Comité français d’éducation pour la santé) came up with this slogan: “condoms protect from everything but love” and it has influenced my generation. As many disenchanted girls, I found out the hard way that casual sex is not love. Read more…

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Everyone’s (not) doing it!

July 25th, 2013 Comments off

by Tamara Rajakariar

Yes, sex is everywhere – in movies, advertising, music. Yes, it’s more talked about than ever before. Yes, it seems the norm amongst young people in both committed and uncommitted relationships. But maybe not everyone’s doing it after all… Read more…

Early sex leads to poorer relationship quality

July 1st, 2013 Comments off

Does this really come as any surprise?

by Nicole King

The popular media depicts couples entering into sexual relationships very early on in the dating process, but is such behavior really typical? And how does it affect relationship quality? Attempting to answer such questions, researchers from Cornell and the University of Wisconsin discovered that among low- to middle-income subjects, the speed of entry into a sexual relationship was quite fast—many began having sex within a month of dating. But the researchers also discovered that this speed seems to be damaging to couples’ relationship satisfaction. Read more…

Love and Fidelity Network opposes Harvard student group

December 20th, 2012 Comments off

by Katie Hinderer

This information was sent to Tiger Print from the Love and Fidelity Network. It touches on such huge cultural issue right now, thanks in part to the popularity of books like 50 Shades of Grey, that I felt the need to post the full press release below.  Read more…