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Two sides of the same coin

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on April 7th, 2009 4:33 am by HL

Two sides of the same coin
The Purity Myth convincingly and rather disturbingly details out how much momentum you can get behind a social movement by invoking people’s fear and loathing of female sexuality, particularly young women’s sexuality. What’s interesting about this movement is that two…

The Purity Myth
Feministing.com founder and editor Jessica Valenti joins us this week to discuss her new book, The Purity Myth: How America’s Obsession with Virginity Is Hurting Young Women. In it, Valenti dissects America’s obsession with “purity” in young girls and…

The Sexual Double Standard
First of all, I just want to thank TPMCafe for hosting this discussion and the participants for agreeing to join in on the fun… The Purity Myth is a book that I’ve been thinking about for a long time;…

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