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What happens when a girl grows up in purity culture and gets married to the first boy who pays attention to her, just so she can have sex? Is purity culture religious abuse?
Joy talks about taboo territory like incest porn, being HSV-2 positive, and trying out “water sports.”
Brenda grew up in a “sex silent” household and transitioned right into purity culture. For a naturally highly sexual person, this spelled dysfunction and disaster.
Kay is our youngest guest yet, and she lets us in on how her generation is exploring sex differently because they’re the first with easy access to porn.
Caz is a disability advocate who has learned to accept and manage pain using kink play.
Tori grew up in Purity Culture, which taught her what she didn’t want—a life with far more shame than sex, compounded by firmly fixed instructions around gender.
Ar Blia has been untangling early experiences of trauma, limiting cultural beliefs, and confusing desires. Even within a conservative community, she has been able to find adventure, find herself, and find a partner who truly works for her.
Karin talks about living and loving with cerebral palsy. She is frank about planning, logistics, and how things like choice and vulnerability show up differently for her than for able-bodied people.
Chandra grew up in the 7th Day Adventist church, which she equates to a cult. She faults the church for neither acknowledging nor teaching that consent exists for women.