Common Religious Beliefs that Fuel Purity Culture

Christian religions, most often conservative and evangelical Christians, believe that purity is necessary to live a righteous, moral, and Godly lifestyle. Purity is not just sexual purity but being free from sin in its entirety. Guidelines given to Christians that are a must in order to live a pure life include: Chastity is essential. No …

I Find Fault in Teaching Girls to be Modest

There are many reasons that, as I became adult, I stepped away from organized religion. I still believe in God and Jesus. I still am Christian, but I believe organized religion focuses way too much on everything bad with people, judging, and putting unreasonable expectations on others. One of the lessons I have always hated …