Fake Virgins

This story over at the Washington Post sheds light on a recent phemomana happening in China.  Women are having surgeries to fool their soon to be husbands into thinking their soon to be wives are indeed virgin. Favorite line from the article: “Does she [the woman helping with the procedure] worry that she is helping young women begin … Read more

What Purity Isn’t

My reaction to Alice von Hildebrand’s essay in which she criticizes Christopher West’s interpretation, enthusiasm, and crude language in his delivery of John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. From the Article: As West’s Crash Courses on John Paul’s teaching grew in popularity, I found myself confronting friends and other college-aged Catholics about the views they developed … Read more

SMC Monologues

This is interesting. [From Article] For the fifth year in a row, Saint Mary’s College will present “SMC Monologues,” a production based off Eve Ensler’s “Vagina Monologues,” but containing stories written by Saint Mary’s students. Ensler’s production brings women’s sexuality to the forefront, and the “SMC Monologues” intend to do the same. “Students have wanted … Read more

RAND Study Is First to Link Viewing of Sexual Content on Television to Subsequent Teen Pregnancy

This is interesting: Adolescents who have high levels of exposure to television programs that contain sexual content are twice as likely to be involved in a pregnancy over the following three years as their peers who watch few such shows, according to a new RAND Corporation study. . . . “Adolescents receive a considerable amount … Read more

Just Sex

Father Richard G Mallory S.J. talks about just sex. That is, how do justice and sex meet one another? I never before thought about sex and justice coinciding. From Article: We all are called to be chaste, integrated and loving, whether we are having sex or not. To know if your sex life is chaste, … Read more

How Dare You Invade Upon My Freedom

Saint Vincent College, and catholic too boot, recently installed filters that prevent porn sites from being viewed on their network. This reminds me of This: I got made fun of by Ron Jermey and laughed at by 1,256 people. Also see What’s Wrong With Porn over at Mary’s Aggies.