Sure enough, sluts are whores. (Whore, by the way, is another word that I would have normally not used in mixed company. I can only assume that neither sluts nor whores are now the object of censure among their peers or the professionals charged to care for them.)
The principal, George Aulenbacher, has been criticized for his role in bringing Stenzel to the school. It is clear that he has far too little tolerance for the diversity of sexual behavior among high school students.
School psychologist Annette Zavereei referred to his remark about abstinence as the only guarantee against sexually transmitted disease and unwanted pregnancy as nonsense.
I can't imagine how someone could contract an STD or become pregnant without sexual activity, but surely the psychologist ought to know more than the principal about such matters.
I'm glad students at GW have friends like Katelyn Campbell and psychologists like Dr. Zavereei, who encourage them to embrace only those moral values that allow them to approve of themselves.
It's true that the percentage of out-of-wedlock births has reached 50 percent in this country, but, on the other hand, slut-shame is down to almost nothing.
Who wants to be bothered by a guilty conscience?
McClure, who lives in Tornado, has a background is in guidance and counseling and is retired from West Virginia State University, where he ran a tutoring program.