Posts tagged sexual liberation
Leaving Purity Culture: Now What?

One of the popular arguments in evangelical Christianity is that any kind of ethic not based in literal biblical thinking is not really an ethic – it is a relativistic, amoral form of thought, developed to make people feel good. But such strictures fall apart when you realize that a lot of the sexual ethics from the “secular” world not only mirror a healthier Biblical ideal but they do a better job of allowing for different experiences and centering the health of people involved.

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Attack of the Brogressive: Sexual Liberation, Conservative Thought, and The Misreading of Feminist Sexual Ethics

A direct sexual advance toward a complete stranger in a non-sexual environment, no matter how nicely worded, is only ever going to harassment. It doesn’t matter if you’re good looking or ugly, if you’re a man or a woman, if you’re in a bar or on the street – direct propositions for sex are forcing a sexual conversation on a person whom you do not know, whom you did not obtain the consent of, and whom, in all likelihood, doesn’t want to have sex with you, especially not now.

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