ANST - Apology

Stephanie Edwards sedw42 at
Mon Mar 9 09:32:26 PST 1998

Thank you for your well articulated reply.  I have worked for several years
educating people about birth control and the like.


> From: Pug Bainter <pug at>
> To: ansteorra at Ansteorra.ORG
> Subject: Re: ANST - Apology
> Date: Monday, March 09, 1998 6:46 AM
> Mitman, Rikki said something that sounded like:
> > I also feel that discussions of personal hygiene
> > products, contraceptives, and other such items as have been included in
> > "Gulf War lists" is vulgar and unnecessary in this context.
> I'm sorry, but I must disagree.
> Listing such items is a good idea in this day and age. (Although it was
> in jest.)
> We need to remember that casual sex is no longer safe, despite what the
> SCA is about. I would rather people only have sex with their lifemates,
> but the fact is it doesn't always happen. Because of this, I think it's
> a good idea to remind people to be safe instead of sorry. I'd rather
> people not come home with something they didn't go with because they
> didn't remember condoms. (Yeah, yeah, people can abstain, but lots
> As for personal hygiene, I think it's a good idea for everyone to
> practice it. Events, and probably even moreso wars, are not a place to
> forget this necessity.
> > Especially on a
> > list for a society that purports to uphold such concepts as honor,
> > and chivalry.
> Where things should be hidden from view? I've never viewed this as a
> good way for sex nor drug education to be conducted. (Yes, I am a parent
> of a small child.)
> Ciao,
> -- 
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