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Important, Rape Culture

Why purity culture doesn’t teach consent. part 1

“[Evangelical purity advocates] don’t teach consent because teaching consent would undermine one of their basic assumptions about people. Namely, the assumption that every single last person– most especially men, but also women– are basically nymphos who are straining at their leashes every single second of every single day …”

“If you start walking around teaching the idea that some people may not want to have sex with you and you need to ask first, it completely undoes everything they’re teaching about human sexuality. ”

via why purity culture doesn’t teach consent | Defeating the Dragons.

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