Category: Sexuality

Vicars thank God for sex toys

London: A British couple who launched a website selling sex toys to conservative Christians has revealed that vicars are some of their best clients. Stella Hagarty and husband Stan revealed that they had decided to launch ‘Wholly Love‘ to show normally reserved church-goers that sex is a gift from God, and that it should not be treated as something sinful. And the website seems to have gotten its stamp of approval from God himself, as vicars make up some of the couple’s best clients. “We have been expecting a storm of protest over what we’re doing, but we’ve had no

Christians offered marital thrills

Sex toys and aids can be ordered from a new Christian website, Wholly Love. Its message is: “Sex is a great gift from God — we stock products to enhance your sex life with your spouse!” Many items are being offered at a January sale price on the site, which went live this month. The top seller so far is chocolate body paint, which comes with a brush. Also in the range of products on offer are body stockings, “lovers’ weekend kits”, fishnet briefs, and vibrators. Wholly Love has been set up by Stan and Stella Hagarty. They describe themselves

Exploring links between sex and spirituality

DALLAS – There was a time when someone wanting to talk about sex would seek understanding anywhere but at church. Religion has often preached sex as sin — a dirty and shameful urge, something far from sacred spirit, and best left alone. Times have changed. “You go back to Hebrew Scriptures in Genesis, and it says God saw all that he’d created and found it good,” said Sister Lorita Moffatt, of the Catholic Mercy Center in Burlingame. “When we really connect with our sexuality, that connects us with God, and that moves us to different levels of awareness and consciousness

Study Finds That Teenage Virginity Pledges Are Rarely Kept

PHILADELPHIA, March 9 — Among teenagers who pledged not to have sex before marriage, a majority did not live up to their vows, according to a national study reported here on Tuesday. The teenagers also developed sexually transmitted diseases at about the same rate as adolescents who had not made such pledges. But a pledge to refrain from premarital sex, the researchers found, did tend to delay the start of sexual intercourse by 18 months. The adolescents who took virginity pledges also married earlier and had fewer sexual partners than the other teenagers surveyed, said Dr. Peter Bearman, the chairman