Promiscuity sans consequence is, at its core, a masculine concept. Women require certain measures, such as a regular dose of hormones (AKA: the pill, the patch, the shot, etc…) and when those fail, they claim abortion is a woman’s ultimate right. In other words, modern feminism is all about being more like men. There’s a certain disdain for the reproductive system of a woman, until she’s good and ready to “activate” it. Being a woman is all too inconvenient unless we have access to products and services that keep our ovaries and uterus in check.
Enter Janie Fredell, advocate of premarital abstinence and president of Harvard’s “True Love Revolution.”
If men are commonly more promiscuous than women, it is only because the culture allows it, she said. Fredell was here to turn society around. “It’s extremely countercultural,” she said, for a woman to assert control over her own body. It is, in fact, a feminist notion. Conventional feminism, she explained, teaches that control of your body means the freedom to have sex without consequences — sex like a man. “I am an unconventional feminist,” Fredell said, in the sense that she asserts control by choosing not to have sex — by telling men, no, absolutely not.
Hmm… Is it possible, if women are less willing to “give the milk away for free”, that men will be more likely to practice abstinence, too? If for no other reason, the math makes me think so.