Saddlebacking Defined


Saddlebacking, a word derived from Saddleback, Pastor Rick Warren’s Orange County church. Here’s Dan Savage’s definition: “Saddlebacking: the phenomenon of Christian teens engaging in unprotected anal sex in order to preserve their virginities. After attending the Purity Ball, Heather and Bill saddlebacked all night because she’s saving herself for marriage.

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  • Bruce

    ROFL, I had a friend in High School that tried this in 1992-1993 time frame. He thought saddlebacking would keep him a virgin and ok in the eyes of his Church and God.

    I told him sex was sex whether is was oral, anal or (ick) vaginal.

    But thank you, I now know the correct term for this.

  • Pragmatist

    I am seriously amused. Do kids really do this? Who do they think they’re fooling?

  • Ben

    Well everyone knows there’s nothing more holy than barebacking 4 Jesus.

  • andy_d

    Not quite the same impact as the noun “santorum.” How about calling it “dick warrening?” This way we can give Rick Warren a much deserved spearing just like we did Rick Santorum.

  • Nickadoo

    Read this yesterday. I (heart) Dan Savage so much.

  • Symonds

    Mary’s only a virgin if you don’t count anal!

    (T-shirt hell, I think?)

  • Trina

    Oh i see….and “Haggard” is still haggard.

  • Justin Allen

    That is so funny. LMAO.

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