'The Sisterhood': Taboo for a Pastor's Wife to Discuss Sex?

Cast of The Sisterhood (TLC)
Cast of The Sisterhood (TLC)

Writing at Clutch magazine, Danielle T. Pointdujour explains why she applauds the cast of the TLC reality series for being so open. Calling the women ungodly says more about the judgmental viewer than it does about the pastors' wives, she says.

Yes, they are First Ladies, representatives of their churches and of the Lord, but umm, how do people think we get Pastors and First Ladies? Only Mary was a virgin when she gave birth so in order for your favorite Pastor and First Lady to exist, somebody was knockin' da boots. Word to H-Town. Just because these women are of the church doesn't mean that they aren't women and subjected to the same insecurities and requirements that other women are. They want to make sure that they satisfy their husbands in the bedroom and I don't see anything wrong with that. Being a sexual creature doesn't make them any less committed to The Word than the rest of us who twerk on Saturday and sing in the choir on Sunday. Calling them ungodly, disrespectful, etc, simply because they are discussing their sex lives, in my opinion, says more about you than it does about them. They are being women and wives, and anyone with something to say is being judgmental and I'm sure out of the two, being judgmental is a bigger sin. But what do I know  *shrug*

In any case, I'm proud of the ladies for discussing sex so openly and showing the world that there is more to the image of First Lady than some hymn humming little bitty in a big hat. They are women and apparently, they are also wives with husbands who are enjoying some great sex. Now let the church say "Amen" to that!


Read Danielle T. Pointdujour at Clutch magazine.

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