2. We Shame Other Women for Their Choice of Birth Control

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In addition to being shamed for their views on sex, women are also shamed for their birth control. Women who expect their insurance to pay for birth control are called leeches and told they want everything for free, or they're advised to keep their legs closed.

The same demand is used when the subject of abortion comes up – that if we keep our legs closed and don't have sex until marriage, we won't get pregnant with a baby we don't want. Women tell other women who are pro-choice that they hope those women die – but there's shaming on the other side of that coin, as well. Women on each side make snap judgments about the other side.

We Shame Women when They Are Abused
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