Sexuality

#MeToo in China?

Sexual Abuse | Censors try to stifle talk of sexual harassment
by June Cheng
Posted 1/18/18, 05:35 pm

It seems that every day we read new accusations of sexual harassment and assault by well-known men in the entertainment, journalism, political, sports, and even evangelical worlds. As a result of this #MeToo movement, alleged perpetrators are removed from their place of prominence, and discussions are stoked of setting a higher standard in each industry. 

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The dissolution of gender

Sexuality | Gender ideology seeped into law, education, medicine, and the military in 2017
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 12/29/17, 09:54 am

Gender dominated the news about marriage, family, and sexuality this year. The fight revealed a paradox: Activists battled states, schools, and institutions for the right of transgender individuals to transition their gender and access everything available to the other gender, while at the same time pushing for no gender distinctions at all. Gender became preeminent and at the same time insignificant. And as always, children felt the brunt of the fallout. Amidst the confusion, 2017 also offered clarity about why God’s design for marriage and family is good.

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A great sexual reckoning

Sexual Abuse | A flood of harassment cases reminds us that sex is sacred and transgression is costly. Yet even in a fallen world, faithful men and women can treat one another with honor
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/12/17, 11:52 pm

Apparently sex isn’t for kicks anymore. From the halls of East Coast academic institutions to the malls of mid-America and the West Coast backlots, for decades now sex for sport has been taught, modeled, and marketed. Serial sex partners; sex outside of marriage; sex as an initiation rite onscreen, on campus, and to get ahead seemed a norm we could live with. The sexually pure became oddballs and losers. When comedian Louis C.K.’s show Louie featured the character Ellen Farber, a Christian virgin, it was all for laughs. And audiences did.

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