chastity belt


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chastity belt

Medical history
A lockable item of clothing designed to prevent sexual intercourse, variously protecting the wearer from others (rape) or themselves (temptation, mastubation).

Sexology
Chastity belts may used in “kinky” sex, BDSM play, and in exclusive consensual relationships to prevent infidelity or masturbation. Such belts are designed for both men and women.
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When I was an avid, even addicted, lurker in the early 1990s on the listservs Arthurnet and Chaucernet, certain hot-button topics were raised over and over as new subscribers joined: the Pardoner's sexuality, the historicity of Arthur, teaching medieval literature in translation--and the myth of the chastity belt. Hence I was introduced to the controversy, and learned to be suspicious of Eric Dingwall's often-cited The Girdle of Chastity: A Medico Historical Study (1931), the only book that I knew on the subject of cold hard metal and locks designed to protect a woman's virginity or chastity.
Like most good handbooks, Torn Wings also illuminates the reasoning behind usage, not to tighten the "grammatical chastity belt," as Gordon puts it, but to emphasize how elastic usage can be, how much room a category like "split infinitives," for example, contains for individual taste and play.
("So pre-vatican II," I would sniff at some custom, casting it into the outer darkness.) While certain lost devotions go unlamented -- I doubt that veneration of Saint Thomas Aquinas' chastity belt will ever revive -- others, such as ritual gestures, may bear reexamination within a modern spiritual context.
Thus, a literal chastity belt is created of the girls's own flesh, leaving just a tiny hole for urination and menstruation.
Did you have a method or help from a tool like chastity belt?
"The other weird one is a chastity belt, which we think was from a stag do as we found it in the back of one of our mini buses.
FOR one not exactly chained to his chastity belt, James Arthur is mightily fussy about what he expects from the girls he dates.
Except that the wife was allegedly a flirt, causing Peter to fit her with a chastity belt.
"As you can imagine, it will probably be a source of great banter in the United dressing room next season!" Rooney posted a topless photograph of himself on Twitter, to flaunt his new hair-shirtless look, prompting a reply from wife Coleen: "I'm gonna miss me big hairy bear, but keep behaving and I mite take off yer chastity belt an all lol x"