Unlearning Shame, Relearning Pleasure: Resources on Healing From Purity Culture

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A resource for anyone grappling with or recovering from purity culture and its impact on their sexuality. This article supports the reader in that process with practical advice, emotional support, and resources to learn more.

“The ideas of ‘purity’ are so ubiquitous that at times they’re almost invisible, and reach out far beyond the realm of sex education. Purity culture is white supremacist and colonial, and even stretches its fingers into another huge source of shame and harm, diet culture.”