“Strong in Body, Mind, and Spirit”: Purity Movements and Sexual Aggression

by Kristin Du Mez. A disturbing new study by Marquette University sociologist Heather R. Hlavka reports how young women today have “normalized” sexual assault to the point that they are often unable to identify harassment and rape for what they are—criminal acts. Based on an examination of forensic interviews conducted by the nonprofit Children’s Advocacy …

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