“Get Thee to a Nunnery”
- a place of withdrawal for women of position
- a place of escape for women with few option
- brothels, sacred prostitution, abusive priests
It’s from Shakespeare, the virgin/whore rolled into a one liner.
Nursing was another profession in which sex workers were pressed into more direct medical services and Florence Nightingale was a decent woman who classed up the practise into a profession. So another Nunblurring line barrier crosses into social service work.
I really enjoyed Sister Act, but Sister Act 2 took too long to make the obvious choir, too many dreary backstories and parent issues to resolve/overcome in the school choir.
What the Act 2 needed was more nuns – the singing ones from the first one – but also – to make that a Whoopi movie – it needed to a a 800 year old nun who had been her childhood nemesis and now she get to feel she got the laugh over Dolores who was now apparently a nun.
it could have been a way more powerful moment for the supposed star of the movie and not do a guest appearance to launch starlettes.
being a nun is a job, therefore the outfit is a uniform and accepting conditions of employmentthe other is a woman who is being dictated to in terms of how she must behave – modestly – and how to ensure … Continue reading
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Dolores Hart – you quit the world so stay in your fucking convent. You coulda had Elvis fer crissakes. Elvis was NOT Catholic. He really was a lot more than Christian, he kept up the image and kept his spiritual … Continue reading
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