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|Women of the Church: Be Ye Not Stumbling Blocks to Your Brethren|
Mar. 24th, 2009 at 3:33 pm
[Author's Note: I'm not proud of this post. I started out intending to parody over-zealous Mormon ideas of modesty... but it veered too far off course into making fun of people. I may not agree with the philosophies behind the reasons many people wear things like this, but mocking them for it isn't fair or Christlike. So, though it was well intentioned, I am very embarrassed at how sexist it turned out to be. Good intentions don't make it less so.
Anyway, I'm not going to go all Ministry of Truth on you and delete it. No revisionist history. I take responsibility for it. But I do apologize for it and don't endorse its content.]
In light of the recent thread at BCC about the controversial topic of sunbathing in shorts and a tank top (inspired by this Daily Universe Letter to the Editor, no less — see here as well), let us all admonish the women of the church to take responsibility for the thoughts of men everywhere by choosing to wear only the following swimwear while sunbathing: