Quoting Quiverfull: Seduced Using Eyes?

From Bill Gothard's ATI Wisdom booklet Medical Paralyzed Eyelids as quoted by MelEditor's note: After posting and reading through this particular wisdom booklet and it's claims that eyes and eyelids can be used to seduce I ran into the photo above on Facebook and just laughed. It's an old photo, likely from the late 1940s or 50s and illustrates the kind of thought Bill Gothard and pals still hold about seduction. Now I know the woman in the image is not winking but it is the same type of ridiculous thoughts that Gothard pushes. From that particular wisdom booklet: … [Read more...]

Not Quoting Quiverfull: Dressing So Men Will Notice?

by Dianne E. Anderson - What Christian Men Don't Understand About BoobsEditor's note: Dianne has a book coming out in little more than a week about the whole Purity Culture - Rape Culture theology endemic to Evangelical Christianity. The book is titled 'Damaged Goods: New Perspectives on Christian Purity' and it is available for preorder now on Anderson's website. … [Read more...]

Fascinating Womanhood Review: Introduction

by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The DragonsIn the quoted portions, bold are my emphasis, italics are hers. That, folks, is what we’re going to be talking about today, and I’m going to start us off with a short explanation of what the male gaze is. … [Read more...]


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