Tag: Shannon Hodde Miller

Single Desire: How Can I Be Cherished By A Man?

Recently, I spoke at Grove City College chapel and had the delight of doing an additional follow-up workshop  that evening for women on beauty (which was not recorded). Only problem? The guys showed up along with the girls. Were they here for an easy extra chapel credit or could it be that they really wanted to understand the complex interweaving highway that is the female brain? I hoped for the later, decided to play it cool, and threw my notes away.  Inviting the guys into the conversation turned out to be something of a medicine for the soul to the girls, as I watched the men impart to their Christian sisters something I could not. It went something like this.

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#3 Sexual Myth: "Teaching Modesty Promotes Rape Culture"

"Get your rosaries out of our ovaries," chanted a group of topless feminists as they sexually assaulted and spray painted Catholic men who were peacefully praying outside of a cathedral in Argentina. When I first heard about it, I thought "Yeah, right! The religious right has found another story to exaggerate, dividing the lost from the saving grace of our Lord." Then, I saw the video footage. Before I show it to you, I want to carefully navigate through another sexual myth because I believe the video footage is the logical conclusion if we allow this myth to become rooted. Myth #3: Teaching Modesty Promotes Rape Culture.

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