Gender, Sex & Sexuality: Virgins in America: Purity_015

 Scott Forhetz prays over his daughter as the family winds down after an evening at the church where their entire family participated in a purity ring ceremony on February 13, 2008 in Brentwood, TN. The ceremony involves teenage boys and girls and their parents who take a pledge to abstain from sex before marriage. The participants complete 5 classes before graduating in the ceremony where they receive a ring as a symbol of their promise to God and their parents and a certificate.

Scott Forhetz prays over his daughter as the family winds down after an evening at the church where their entire family participated in a purity ring ceremony on February 13, 2008 in Brentwood, TN. The ceremony involves teenage boys and girls and their parents who take a pledge to abstain from sex before marriage. The participants complete 5 classes before graduating in the ceremony where they receive a ring as a symbol of their promise to God and their parents and a certificate.