Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

Purity Culture Vs. Rape Culture

Are they really all that different?

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I was twelve years old the first time I learned of my duty to dress modestly, lest I cause a man to sin.

A flat-chested, athletic, tomboy of a girl, the last thing I saw myself as was an object of sexual desire, yet the message was clear: what I wore and how I acted made me responsible for a man’s thoughts and actions toward

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