Friday, October 16, 2009

Topic: What Are Your Thoughts On Purity Balls?

Purity Balls are where young girls pledge their virginity to their fathers at a promlike event.  According to "The Purity Myth" by Jessica Valenti, more than 1400 purity balls were held in 2006 (all federally funded).

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Topic: What Does Being a Girl Mean To You?

Hello everyone, thanks for contributing to my blog.  I am a Women's Studies minor at The University of Central Florida.  I have created this blog as part of a service learning project associated with my Girls' Studies class.  I am excited to see where this blog goes and how many girls are positively affected by it.