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A Super Creepy Christian “Purity” Seminar Is Being Pushed On Young Girls In Colorado

Parents in Colorado are rather perturbed over getting an email from the Mesa Valley School District 51 recommending a Christian purity seminar to girls ages 11 and up. Said seminar was titled “Wake Up Sleeping Beauty: At His Feet,” and the invite included this charming image.

HUH. Now, clearly, this is meant in reference… More »


Boyfriend Bears: The Stuffed Animal Hymen-Protector You Never Wanted

Where do I even begin here?

Earlier today, I was alerted to the existence of a bizarre product called Boyfriend Bears stuffed bears marketed to teenage Christian girls looking to preserve their “purity” (read: hymen) for their future husbands. I guess a ring just isn’t enough these days.

They are bears… More »


“The Virgin Daughters” Examines The Creepy Purity Movement

“The Virgin Daughters” is a documentary directed by Jane Treays (which aired in the U.K. last year) that follows a group of fathers and daughters as they prepare to attend a Purity Ball in Colorado Springs. I’m not sure if or when it will air in the U.S., but you can watch clips… More »