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I'm not even sure what this article, "Skank Amateurs," is about, but it is fascinating.
"The idea that every time I do it, I’m 'getting in touch with God' or whatever is clearly meant to be a solvent for eonic strata of guilt and shame. But frankly, that daunting concept is a far more effective method of contraception than NFP. It’s bad enough worrying about whether or not I’ve shaved my legs …"
"'When I finished up talking to her for that hour and a half ... I asked [her] how [she] wanted to be described,' Arnade remembers. 'She said, "As who I am: a prostitute, a mother of six, and a child of God."'"
Las Vegas reconsiders its nickname:
"'In Christianity sin refers to deliberate disloyalty to the divine,' Jameson said. 'Does Las Vegas foster individuals to miss the point of existence or to be separated from the living, loving presence of God more than other cities? Probably not.'"
"The more he photographs these billboards, the more he wonders if we aren’t most disquieted by the inference that, in a postfeminist world, it still isn’t acceptable for the models to choose to engage in the process. Can they not make their own decisions about sexuality, as descendants of media manipulators like Madonna? He asked, rhetorically, 'Are we a little creeped out by these pictures because these are confident women who are empowered, who seem to be in charge of what’s happening to them?'"