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Purity

The Infinite Depths of Love

Ann Purcell | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Ann Purcell

Love is one of the great mysteries of life. It is something everyone wants and aspires to. The first experience of love begins at birth. We then grow ...

The Vulgar Face of Purity Culture

Anne Almasy | Posted 11.16.2013 | Women
Anne Almasy

What purity teaching did for me was distill me down to my body. The core of purity culture was that my mind didn't matter, my personality didn't matter, my dreams and desires and goals didn't matter -- if my shorts were too short.

LOOK: This Is America's First Sex Manual

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.20.2013 | Women

On the internet, there are seemingly endless resources for information about sex -- for better and for worse. But where did Americans get their sex ed...

Emma Gray

How Myths About Virginity Harm Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 05.07.2012 | Women

Virginity. Chastity. Purity. Your V-Card. The Big V. It’s the thing women are told not to “give up” but to “lose" eventually. It was the s...

PHOTO: Yep, It's Probably British

Posted 08.18.2011 | Comedy

Here's what we know about this device. It's nickel-plated. It was worn on the base of the penis in order to deter arousal. And a quick google search r...

Obama Is Treating Friends Like Enemies and Enemies Like Friends

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Fauntroy

Bush never treated his base as contemptuously as Obama deals with liberals. He responded to tax cut criticism by dismissing his critics as sanctimonious and fixated on purist policymaking. This unproductive response is part of a trend.