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Call for Submissions- Blog/Video/Graphic Art responses- Sexuality, Virginity & “Purity”- 2/19 deadline

From: Meredith V.
Sent on: Tuesday, February 9, 2010 5:51 PM Call for guest blog, video, and graphic art submissions in preparation for Paradigm Shift?s next event:

?The Purity Myth: How America?s Obsession with Virginity is Hurting Young Women?
A Discussion with JESSICA VALENTI, Author & Founder/Editor
on TUES, FEB. 23rd, 7pm, NYC Buy Tickets Now- click here.

Submission Deadline: 2/19- Friday
You can answer any one of the following questions- submissions of any length welcome, including poetry and graphic art:

- How do you define virginity? Where do you think this definition came from (i.e. society, parents, friends)?

- Imagine a world without the concept of virginity and ?purity?- what would that look like?

- How has the concept of virginity and ?purity? effected your sex and love life?

- Did you attend abstinence-only classes? What did you think?

- Were you brought up to think of female sexuality as ?dirty?? How did it effect you?

- What are some tangible ways we can change the culture of virginity?

Submit responses to [address removed] Please include how you would like to be credited (name, anonymous etc). Video submissions- please submit YouTube private link. Email subject line: Your Name- Blog post- 2/23 Event. content is licensed under a Creative Commons License.

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