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** Subverted in the Literature/TheFourGospels on at least two occasions. The first time, UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} chats with an unnamed Samaritan woman at her town's well, and does not treat her with contempt for [[SerialSpouse having been married and divorced five times]] and living with a boyfriend as a [[TheMistress "kept woman,"]] even though everyone else does, to the point where she comes to the well at high noon instead of at dawn or dusk when the other townswomen do. The second time, a woman who was caught in the act of [[YourCheatingHeart adultery]] is being brought out to be executed by stoning[[note]][[DoubleStandard Her lover is not mentioned as being about to be executed]], even though [[CaptainObvious he was caught, too]], and even though the laws laid out in the Literature/BookOfExodus said that ''both'' the man and the woman were to be executed[[/note]]. The townsmen ask Jesus what should be done with her, and He calls on the sinless among them to throw the first stone... leading them to spare her life. He then tells her that he doesn't condemn her, and to go and live her life and not cheat again.

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** Subverted in the Literature/TheFourGospels on at least two occasions. The first time, UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} chats with an unnamed Samaritan woman at her town's well, and does not treat her with contempt for [[SerialSpouse having been married and divorced five times]] and living with a boyfriend as a [[TheMistress "kept woman,"]] even though everyone else does, to the point where she comes to the well at high noon instead of at dawn or dusk when the other townswomen do. The second time, a woman who was caught in the act of [[YourCheatingHeart adultery]] is being brought out to be executed by stoning[[note]][[DoubleStandard Her lover is not mentioned as being about to be executed]], even though [[CaptainObvious he was caught, too]], too, and even though the laws laid out in the Literature/BookOfExodus said that ''both'' the man and the woman were to be executed[[/note]]. The townsmen ask Jesus what should be done with her, and He calls on the sinless among them to throw the first stone... leading them to spare her life. He then tells her that he doesn't condemn her, and to go and live her life and not cheat again.


* The Characters/WWEDivas vs the [[{{Characters/TNA}} TNA Knockouts]]. The Divas are Madonnas--they belong to a family-friendly company, any sexual stuff is more often implied (when villainous women do it) or just playful and light hearted (when fan favourites do it). Most of the Divas fit a certain look (read: very pretty) and naturally they don't curse on PG television. The Knockouts however are the Whores--they are brash, heavily sexualised, curse a lot and some of them even bleed from time to time.

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* The Characters/WWEDivas vs the [[{{Characters/TNA}} [[[Wrestling/ImpactWrestling TNA Knockouts]]. The Divas are Madonnas--they belong to a family-friendly company, any sexual stuff is more often implied (when villainous women do it) or just playful and light hearted (when fan favourites do it). Most of the Divas fit a certain look (read: very pretty) and naturally they don't curse on PG television. The Knockouts however are the Whores--they are brash, heavily sexualised, curse a lot and some of them even bleed from time to time.


* This seems to be a constant problem with Music/TaylorSwift, to the point that an image from "You Belong With Me" was the page image:

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* This seems to be was a constant problem with Music/TaylorSwift, Music/TaylorSwift in the past but she has largely grown out of it. She chalks it up to immaturity. It was to the point that an image from "You Belong With Me" was the page image:

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* ''Film/SplendorInTheGrass'': A major theme, and deconstructed throughout. Adults repeatedly tell Bud and Deanie that there are "two kinds of girls": one that's ok to marry, and one that's not. Bud's father explicity tells him that he shouldn't have sex with the first kind, and should seek gratification in the second. This causes a great deal of drama and distress for Bud and Deanie, who are in love and very sexually attracted to each other but are forced to repress their desires; these expectations eventually destroy their relationship.

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* ''Film/ThatObscureObjectOfDesire'' is a {{Deconstruction}} as the same woman is turned into two -- one the virgin, the other the whore.


** Gender Inverted with the male cast, as [[http://ohtori.nu/analysis/05_akio_and_the_fangirls_that_hate_him.htm an analysis essay called "Akio and the Fangirls that Hate Him" shows]]. The young Miki and Tsuwabuki are virginal, naive, and sweet. Meanwhile, the older Akio, Touga, and Ruka provide Fanservice during their {{Shirtless Scene}}s, and they happen to be {{Domestic Abuser}}s who use their sex appeal to manipulate women.

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** Gender Inverted with the male cast, as [[http://ohtori.nu/analysis/05_akio_and_the_fangirls_that_hate_him.htm an analysis essay called "Akio and the Fangirls that Hate Him" shows]]. The young Miki and Tsuwabuki are virginal, naive, and sweet. Meanwhile, the older Akio, Touga, and Ruka provide Fanservice during their {{Shirtless Scene}}s, and they happen to be {{Domestic Abuser}}s Abuse}}rs who use their sex appeal to manipulate women.


* LieBackAndThinkOfEngland: if she has any sex in-story, it's only to keep her husband satisfied or to make babies, never for her own pleasure or enjoyment

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* LieBackAndThinkOfEngland: if If she has any sex in-story, it's only to keep her husband satisfied or to make babies, never for her own pleasure or enjoymentenjoyment.



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* Inverted in ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}''. It is the unambiguously moral ''Guinevere'' who is linked with love and sex (desired by both Arthur and Lancelot) whilst the more dubiously good Morgana becomes more {{asexual}} as the show goes on--she begins as a flirty and good female version of TheCharmer, but loses all interest in men by series 3, at which point she's a WickedWitch. Even more interestingly, Morgana's evil plan to discredit Guinevere revolves around making Arthur believe that she's cheating on him with Lancelot. Morgana initially dresses more revealingly, and then during her descent into darkness she comes to wear long-sleeves exclusively, while Gwen goes from modest servant dresses to fancy, low-cut gowns.

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* Inverted in ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}''.''Series/Merlin2008''. It is the unambiguously moral ''Guinevere'' who is linked with love and sex (desired by both Arthur and Lancelot) whilst the more dubiously good Morgana becomes more {{asexual}} as the show goes on--she begins as a flirty and good female version of TheCharmer, but loses all interest in men by series 3, at which point she's a WickedWitch. Even more interestingly, Morgana's evil plan to discredit Guinevere revolves around making Arthur believe that she's cheating on him with Lancelot. Morgana initially dresses more revealingly, and then during her descent into darkness she comes to wear long-sleeves exclusively, while Gwen goes from modest servant dresses to fancy, low-cut gowns.


* Inverted in ''Series/{{Merlin}}''. It is the unambiguously moral ''Guinevere'' who is linked with love and sex (desired by both Arthur and Lancelot) whilst the more dubiously good Morgana becomes more {{asexual}} as the show goes on--she begins as a flirty and good female version of TheCharmer, but loses all interest in men by series 3, at which point she's a WickedWitch. Even more interestingly, Morgana's evil plan to discredit Guinevere revolves around making Arthur believe that she's cheating on him with Lancelot. Morgana initially dresses more revealingly, and then during her descent into darkness she comes to wear long-sleeves exclusively, while Gwen goes from modest servant dresses to fancy, low-cut gowns.

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* Inverted in ''Series/{{Merlin}}''.''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}''. It is the unambiguously moral ''Guinevere'' who is linked with love and sex (desired by both Arthur and Lancelot) whilst the more dubiously good Morgana becomes more {{asexual}} as the show goes on--she begins as a flirty and good female version of TheCharmer, but loses all interest in men by series 3, at which point she's a WickedWitch. Even more interestingly, Morgana's evil plan to discredit Guinevere revolves around making Arthur believe that she's cheating on him with Lancelot. Morgana initially dresses more revealingly, and then during her descent into darkness she comes to wear long-sleeves exclusively, while Gwen goes from modest servant dresses to fancy, low-cut gowns.


** Subverted with Princess Guzel. She is SpoiledSweet and gets along with Yuri, but was introduced both as an unwed mother and a former lover of Kail (and later turned out to have gotten pregnant through an affair with another man). No one is bothered by her sexual history, and her father is only angry because [[MamasBabyPapasMaybe she seemed to be lying about who the father of her child was]]. [[spoiler:It turns out the whole thing is a plot orchestrated by Nakia, who brainwashes her into lying about her child's parentage. When Kail releases Guzel from the brainwashing, she freely tells that her child's father was actually a WanderingMinstrel]]. Not to mention, [[spoiler:she sees the fact that Yuri managed to get Kail to sleep and stay with her as admirable, as it shows that [[LadykillerInLove Kail sees her as more than a lover]]]].

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** Subverted with Princess Guzel. She is SpoiledSweet and gets along with Yuri, but was introduced both as an unwed mother and a former lover of Kail (and later turned out to have gotten pregnant through an affair with another man). No one is bothered by her sexual history, and her father is only angry because [[MamasBabyPapasMaybe she seemed to be lying about who the father of her child was]]. [[spoiler:It turns out the whole thing is a plot orchestrated by Nakia, who brainwashes her into lying about her child's parentage. When Kail releases Guzel from the brainwashing, she freely tells that her child's father was actually a WanderingMinstrel]]. Not to mention, [[spoiler:she sees the fact that Yuri managed to get Kail to sleep and stay with her as admirable, as it shows that [[LadykillerInLove Kail sees her as more than a lover]]]].lover]].]]



** Gender Inverted with the male cast, as [[http://ohtori.nu/analysis/05_akio_and_the_fangirls_that_hate_him.htm an analysis essay called "Akio and the Fangirls that Hate Him" shows]]. The young Miki and Tsuwabuki are virginal, naive, and sweet. Meanwhile, the older Akio, Touga, and Ruka provide Fanservice during their {{Shirtless Scene}}s, and they happen to be {{Depraved Bisexual}}s and {{Domestic Abuser}}s who use their sex appeal to manipulate women.

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** Gender Inverted with the male cast, as [[http://ohtori.nu/analysis/05_akio_and_the_fangirls_that_hate_him.htm an analysis essay called "Akio and the Fangirls that Hate Him" shows]]. The young Miki and Tsuwabuki are virginal, naive, and sweet. Meanwhile, the older Akio, Touga, and Ruka provide Fanservice during their {{Shirtless Scene}}s, and they happen to be {{Depraved Bisexual}}s and {{Domestic Abuser}}s who use their sex appeal to manipulate women.


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A pattern of thought that divides [[AlwaysFemale female-humanity]] into [[ThereAreTwoKindsOfPeopleInTheWorld two mutually exclusive categories]]: Madonnas and Whores. The virtuous Madonna figure, possessing and protecting social virtue [[AllWomenArePrudes (and deploring sexuality)]] is an object of worship and everything that all females should aspire to be. However, sex is not part of this. [[InsaneTrollLogic Anyone who fails to live up to the Madonna standard is a Whore]] [[AllWomenAreLustful driven exclusively by sexual desire and (therefore) lacking in morality and humanity.]] An active sex life makes one a Whore… unless one is married, [[YourCheatingHeart and sometimes not even then]]. The Madonna-Whore complex is a notable contrast to the TheThreeFacesOfEve as it ignores the Wife archetype (one who is sexually active but morally good/"pure") and creates a FalseDichotomy between the Child and Seductress. That said, many Madonnas ''are'' wives, though they are more often mothers or sisters, or other females with close emotional ties to whomever considers them a Madonna.

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A pattern of thought that divides [[AlwaysFemale female-humanity]] into [[ThereAreTwoKindsOfPeopleInTheWorld two mutually exclusive categories]]: Madonnas and Whores. The virtuous Madonna figure, possessing and protecting social virtue [[AllWomenArePrudes (and deploring sexuality)]] is an object of worship and everything that all females should aspire to be. However, sex is not part of this. [[InsaneTrollLogic Anyone who fails to live up to the Madonna standard is a Whore]] [[AllWomenAreLustful driven exclusively by sexual desire and (therefore) lacking in morality and humanity.]] An active sex life makes one a Whore… Whore... unless one is married, [[YourCheatingHeart and sometimes not even then]]. The Madonna-Whore complex is a notable contrast to the TheThreeFacesOfEve as it ignores the Wife archetype (one who is sexually active but morally good/"pure") and creates a FalseDichotomy between the Child and Seductress. That said, many Madonnas ''are'' wives, though they are more often mothers or sisters, or other females with close emotional ties to whomever considers them a Madonna.



Compare SlutShaming, SourPrudes, LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine, BettyAndVeronica, MyGirlIsNotASlut, SensibleHeroesSkimpyVillains, GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex. Sometimes may be seen as a sign of BlackAndWhiteInsanity. Closely related to MamasBabyPapasMaybe, HeirClubForMen, and AltarDiplomacy, as demonizing female promiscuity is one way of ensuring political marriages only produce legitimate heirs.

[[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] someone thinking Music/{{Madonna}} acts like a whore… though that would probably be an example of this.


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Compare SlutShaming, SourPrudes, LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine, BettyAndVeronica, MyGirlIsNotASlut, SensibleHeroesSkimpyVillains, GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex. Sometimes may be seen as a sign of BlackAndWhiteInsanity. Closely related to MamasBabyPapasMaybe, HeirClubForMen, and AltarDiplomacy, as demonizing female promiscuity is one way of ensuring political marriages only produce legitimate heirs.

heirs. Contrast EthicalSlut, GoodBadGirl, HeroicSeductress, HookerWithAHeartOfGold, and MyGirlIsASlut.

[[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] someone thinking Music/{{Madonna}} acts like a whore… whore... though that would probably be an example of this.




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* {{Chaste Hero}}ine

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* Is often the subject of TheDulcineaEffect
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* {{Humble Hero}}ine
* IceQueen--because frigidity means chastity

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* LieBackAndThinkOfEngland--if she has any sex in-story, it's only to keep her husband satisfied or to make babies, never for her own pleasure or enjoyment
* The Light Feminine in LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine
* MenActWomenAre

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* LieBackAndThinkOfEngland--if LieBackAndThinkOfEngland: if she has any sex in-story, it's only to keep her husband satisfied or to make babies, never for her own pleasure or enjoyment
* The Light Feminine in LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine
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* MenActWomenAre MenActWomenAre



* MySisterIsOffLimits--somewhat related to how YourMom is explained below, sisters are thought of as Madonnas
* NaiveEverygirl

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* NotLikeOtherGirls--if her purity or innocence (real or perceived) is what sets her apart

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* NotLikeOtherGirls--if NotLikeOtherGirls: If her purity or innocence (real or perceived) is what sets her apartapart.



* SingleTargetSexuality



* BreakTheHaughty: May be subjected to this, to "put her in her place." Occasionally, this involves [[RapePortrayedAsRedemption rape]].
* BrokenPedestal
* TheCheerleader
* ConspicuousConsumption
* DarkActionGirl
* DeathBySex: May be subjected to this, sometimes even by [[HonorRelatedAbuse members of her own family]]

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* BreakTheHaughty: May be subjected to this, to "put her in her place." Occasionally, this involves [[RapePortrayedAsRedemption rape]].
RapePortrayedAsRedemption.
* BrokenPedestal
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* TheCheerleader
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* ConspicuousConsumption
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* DarkChick
* DeathBySex: May be subjected to this, sometimes even by [[HonorRelatedAbuse members of her own family]]family]].



* GoldDigger--who is pretty much the embodiment of the "shameless and amoral whore" archetype.
* HardDrinkingPartyGirl

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* GoldDigger--who GoldDigger, who is pretty much the embodiment of the "shameless and amoral whore" archetype.
* HardDrinkingPartyGirl HardDrinkingPartyGirl
* IBangedYourMom: Mothers, tending to be viewed as "Madonnas", implying that they enjoy sex puts them in the "Whore" category in the minds of some men, which they find deeply insulting.



* ManipulativeBitch

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* StrawFeminist--specifically those who use sex as the means to control men.
* TechnicalVirgin--in a universe where [[DefiledForever "you either are or you aren't."]]

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* StrawFeminist--specifically StrawFeminist, specifically those who use sex as the means to control men.
* TechnicalVirgin--in TechnicalVirgin, in a universe where [[DefiledForever "you either are or you aren't."]]



* The Veronica in BettyAndVeronica



* YourMom[=/=]IBangedYourMom--mothers, tending to be viewed as "Madonnas", implying that they enjoy sex puts them in the "Whore" category in the minds of some men, which they find deeply insulting.



Occasionally, particularly in more modern works, the "Whore" may be more of an EthicalSlut, GoodBadGirl, or HookerWithAHeartOfGold. [[HeroicSeductress The line between Madonna and Whore may be blurred, or subverted altogether]]. A man avoids thinking like this if he's happy that MyGirlIsASlut.



* ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'' deconstructs this with the character of Anthy. As Akio says, "Women who cannot become princesses have no choice but to become witches." Ironically enough, in ''Utena'' is also the GenderFlip of this trope, as [[http://ohtori.nu/analysis/05_akio_and_the_fangirls_that_hate_him.htm this analysis essay]] shows.
** Miki definitely has this complex. He loves Anthy, whom he sees as entirely virginal and passive, because he sees her as basically the foil of his promiscuous sister Kozue, [[{{Squick}} whom he is sexually attracted to.]] The theme appears to be that Miki sees Anthy and Kozue as two sides of one woman, and by extension seeing neither as a full person in her own right.
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' contains a variation with the characterization of [[TheChick Sakura]] and [[DarkChick Karin]]. Sakura is never seen making any sexual advances to Sasuke, only a teary AnguishedDeclarationOfLove and total devotion pre-timeskip whereas Karin is much more openly sexual.
* Played with in ''Franchise/SailorMoon''. While the female villains are always provocatively dressed; positively-depicted females are always dressed, if not actively conservatively, then in socially acceptable variations on uniforms. On the other hand Usagi is shown sleeping with her boyfriend several times throughout the [[Manga/SailorMoon manga]] series, including [[spoiler:the very end of the manga, when he asks her to marry him]]. She's shown very clearly to be a good person. And not only that, but Creator/NaokoTakeuchi often [[http://betsybugaboo.tumblr.com/post/117382708896/prynnette-usagi-is-a-great-character-we-watch draws Usagi in lingerie or naked. Often alongside a naked/half-naked Mamoru.]] '''And she's never denigrated for that.'''
-->"Usagi is pure-hearted, but she isn’t “pure” in the archaic sense. She’s sexual. And I love that she can be both. She’s the amaranthine avatar of goodness and love and serenity in the universe--she is every cherished ideal we hold of what it means to be a “magical girl.” She stands for truth and freedom and hope. She wears floaty pastel clothes and enormous pigtails and her weapons are covered in hearts and stylized angel wings. She’s often drawn with angel wings herself! And she has sex. It doesn’t make her dirty, or suddenly inappropriate as entertainment for young girls. She doesn’t lose her power or her magic. She is a multifaceted young woman who loves sweets and comics and vanquishes the forces of evil and also has sex."
** Subverted by the Sailor Starlights, a trio of heroic [[HumanAlien aliens]] whose outfits are [[{{Stripperiffic}} pretty revealing]].
** Also subverted with Makoto and Minako: both have a tendency to chase boys (especially the latter in the manga), with Minako sometimes wearing somewhat revealing clothes, yet they're superheroic (especially Minako, who has a rather pronounced ChronicHeroSyndrome).
* MagicalGirl anime in general tend to have shades of this just by the nature of the genre: if the villain is female (and not the same age as the heroine), there's a better-than-even chance she'll be an older, "fallen" woman whose list of motivations is likely to include things like "bitterness" and "jealousy".

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* ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'' deconstructs this with the character of Anthy. As Akio says, "Women who cannot become princesses have no choice but to become witches." Ironically enough, in ''Utena'' ''Manga/AnatoliaStory''
** Zigzagged. The BigBad, [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen Queen Nakia]],
is also the GenderFlip of this trope, as [[http://ohtori.nu/analysis/05_akio_and_the_fangirls_that_hate_him.htm this analysis essay]] shows.
** Miki definitely has this complex. He loves Anthy, whom he sees as entirely virginal
TheVamp and passive, because he sees her as basically the foil of his promiscuous sister Kozue, [[{{Squick}} whom he is sexually attracted to.]] The theme appears to be that Miki sees Anthy and Kozue as two sides of one woman, and by extension seeing neither as a full person in her own right.
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' contains a variation with the characterization of [[TheChick Sakura]] and [[DarkChick Karin]]. Sakura is never seen making any sexual advances to Sasuke, only a teary AnguishedDeclarationOfLove and total devotion pre-timeskip whereas Karin is much more openly sexual.
* Played with in ''Franchise/SailorMoon''. While the female villains are always provocatively dressed; positively-depicted females are always dressed, if not actively conservatively, then in socially acceptable variations on uniforms. On the other hand Usagi is shown sleeping with her boyfriend several times throughout the [[Manga/SailorMoon manga]] series, including [[spoiler:the very end of the manga, when he asks her to marry him]]. She's shown very clearly to be a good person. And not only that, but Creator/NaokoTakeuchi often [[http://betsybugaboo.tumblr.com/post/117382708896/prynnette-usagi-is-a-great-character-we-watch draws Usagi in lingerie or naked. Often alongside a naked/half-naked Mamoru.]] '''And she's never denigrated for that.'''
-->"Usagi is pure-hearted,
VainSorceress, but she isn’t “pure” in the archaic sense. She’s sexual. And I isn't defined by sexuality; she married her husband out of political obligation and has no love for him, she gave birth to Prince Juda only for revenge (she wanted her bloodline to rule the land she was forced to live in), and the only man she seems to have any actual affection for is [[spoiler:a eunuch who was castrated ''before'' he met her, therefore they cannot have a sexual relationship]]. Yuri is young, sweet, idealistic, and hesitant about having sex with Kail. However, she doesn't hesitate to get involved with political or dangerous matters, often going into war zones to fight, is quite a GuileHero, tells her female friends to live for love if they want to, and eventually has a ''very'' sexual and passionate relationship with Kail, which is considered normal. In fact, her friends and servants considered it very strange that she can be both. She’s the amaranthine avatar of goodness and love and serenity in the universe--she is every cherished ideal we hold of what it means waited as long as she did to be a “magical girl.” She stands for truth and freedom and hope. She wears floaty pastel clothes and enormous pigtails and her weapons are covered in hearts and stylized angel wings. She’s often drawn sleep with angel wings herself! And she has sex. It doesn’t make her dirty, or suddenly inappropriate as entertainment for young girls. She doesn’t lose her power or her magic. She is a multifaceted young woman who loves sweets and comics and vanquishes the forces of evil and also has sex."
him.
** Subverted by the Sailor Starlights, a trio of heroic [[HumanAlien aliens]] whose outfits are [[{{Stripperiffic}} pretty revealing]].
** Also subverted
with Makoto Princess Guzel. She is SpoiledSweet and Minako: gets along with Yuri, but was introduced both have as an unwed mother and a tendency to chase boys (especially the latter in the manga), with Minako sometimes wearing somewhat revealing clothes, yet they're superheroic (especially Minako, who has a rather pronounced ChronicHeroSyndrome).
* MagicalGirl anime in general tend
former lover of Kail (and later turned out to have shades of this just gotten pregnant through an affair with another man). No one is bothered by her sexual history, and her father is only angry because [[MamasBabyPapasMaybe she seemed to be lying about who the nature father of her child was]]. [[spoiler:It turns out the genre: if whole thing is a plot orchestrated by Nakia, who brainwashes her into lying about her child's parentage. When Kail releases Guzel from the villain is female (and not brainwashing, she freely tells that her child's father was actually a WanderingMinstrel]]. Not to mention, [[spoiler:she sees the same age as the heroine), there's a better-than-even chance she'll be an older, "fallen" woman whose list of motivations is likely fact that Yuri managed to include things like "bitterness" get Kail to sleep and "jealousy". stay with her as admirable, as it shows that [[LadykillerInLove Kail sees her as more than a lover]]]].



* Played with in ''Manga/AnatoliaStory''. The BigBad, [[GodSaveusFromTheQueen Queen Nakia]], is TheVamp and a VainSorceress, but she isn't defined by sexuality. She married her husband out of political obligation and has no love for him, she gave birth to her son only for revenge (she wanted her bloodline to rule the land she was forced to live in), and the only man she seems to have any actual affection for [[spoiler:is a eunuch, and thus cannot possibly have a sexual relationship with her]]. Yuri is young, sweet, idealistic, and hesitant about having sex with Kail; however she doesn't hesitate to get involved with political or dangerous matters (she often goes into war zones to fight), is quite a GuileHero, tells her female friends to live for love if they want to, and eventually has a ''very'' sexual and passionate relationship with Kail, which is considered normal. (In fact, her friends and servants considered it very strange that she waited as long as she did to sleep with him).
** It's also subverted by Princess Guzel, who is SpoiledSweet and gets along with Yuri, but was introduced both as an unwed mother and a former lover of Kail (and later turned out to have gotten pregnant through an affair with a minstrel). No one is bothered by her sexual history, and her father is only angry because [[MamasBabyPapasMaybe she seemed to be lying about who the father of her child was]]. [[spoiler: And that wasn't Guzel's fault either, as she was BrainwashedAndCrazy.]] Not to mention, [[spoiler: Guzel sees the fact that Yuri managed to get Kail to sleep ''and'' stay with her as admirable, as it shows that [[LadykillerInLove Kail sees her as more than a lover]].]]



* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'': [[TheChick Sakura]] is never seen making any sexual advances to Sasuke, only a teary AnguishedDeclarationOfLove and total devotion before the TimeSkip. [[DarkChick Karin]], on the other hand, is much more openly sexual.
* Zigzagged in ''Anime/PrincessTutu''. Princess Tutu is an innocent MagicalGirl in [[WomanInWhite white]] who collects [[PrinceCharming Mytho's]] heart shard in hopes of getting him to smile. Her rival, [[DarkMagicalGirl Princess Kraehe]], is a [[ClingyJealousGirl jealous]] FemmeFatale in a {{Stripperific}} black dress who is willing to [[spoiler:corrupt one of his heart shard]] in hopes of having him for herself. However, while Tutu ends up finding her SecondLove in Fakir, Kraehe [[SingleTargetSexuality loves only Mytho]] and [[spoiler:ends up pulling a HeelFaceTurn to save his life from her [[AbusiveParents abusive father figure]], [[BigBad the Raven]].]]
* ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'':
** Gender Inverted with the male cast, as [[http://ohtori.nu/analysis/05_akio_and_the_fangirls_that_hate_him.htm an analysis essay called "Akio and the Fangirls that Hate Him" shows]]. The young Miki and Tsuwabuki are virginal, naive, and sweet. Meanwhile, the older Akio, Touga, and Ruka provide Fanservice during their {{Shirtless Scene}}s, and they happen to be {{Depraved Bisexual}}s and {{Domestic Abuser}}s who use their sex appeal to manipulate women.
** Miki loves Anthy, whom he sees as entirely virginal and passive, because he sees her as basically the foil of his promiscuous sister, Kozue, whom he is sexually attracted to. The theme appears to be that Miki sees Anthy and Kozue as two sides of one woman, and by extension seeing neither as a full person in her own right.
* ''Franchise/SailorMoon'':
** Zigzagged. While the female villains are always provocatively dressed, positively-depicted females are always dressed, if not actively conservatively, in socially acceptable variations on uniforms. On the other hand, Usagi is shown sleeping with her boyfriend several times throughout the manga series, including [[spoiler:the very end of the manga, when he asks her to marry him]]. She's shown very clearly to be a good person. And not only that, but Creator/NaokoTakeuchi [[http://betsybugaboo.tumblr.com/post/117382708896/prynnette-usagi-is-a-great-character-we-watch often draws Usagi in lingerie or naked, often alongside a naked/half-naked Mamoru]]. '''And she's never denigrated for that.'''
--->"Usagi is pure-hearted, but she isn't "pure" in the archaic sense. She’s sexual. And I love that she can be both. She's the amaranthine avatar of goodness and love and serenity in the universe—she is every cherished ideal we hold of what it means to be a "magical girl." She stands for truth and freedom and hope. She wears floaty pastel clothes and enormous pigtails and her weapons are covered in hearts and stylized angel wings. She's often drawn with angel wings herself! And she has sex. It doesn't make her dirty, or suddenly inappropriate as entertainment for young girls. She doesn't lose her power or her magic. She is a multifaceted young woman who loves sweets and comics and vanquishes the forces of evil and also has sex."
** Subverted by the Sailor Starlights, a trio of heroic [[HumanAlien aliens]] whose outfits are [[{{Stripperiffic}} pretty revealing]].
** Subverted with Makoto and Minako: both have a tendency to chase boys, especially the latter in the manga, with Minako sometimes wearing somewhat revealing clothes, yet they're superheroic, especially Minako, who has a rather pronounced ChronicHeroSyndrome.



* The Literature/TrixieBelden fanfic ''FanFic/YouHaveGotToBeKiddingMe'' seems to only exist to [[DieForOurShip demonize and slutshame]] [[RonTheDeathEater Dot Murray]] in order to [[PossessionSue make Trixie look better.]] The trope is unintentionally played straight in its truest form, as Dot is rewritten to be a slut while Trixie is portrayed as a saintly, virginal figure ([[{{Chickification}} though she has lost all of her backbone and personality and lets her boyfriend fight her battles for her]]). Special mention goes to the description of the girls' contrasting swimsuits, specifically mentioned to emphasis what a "floozy" Dot is: Trixie wears a "one-piece light blue bathing suit," while Dot is attired in a "red bikini." Really, the entire fic is extremely evocative of the MadonnaWhoreComplex.
* Played with in ''FanFic/HopeSpringsEternal''. The "bad girl" [[TheVamp Hecate]], who tries to seduce Hades, is incredibly amoral and trying to control him so she can have command of the Underworld. Persephone, on the other hand, is shown as being pure, naive, and the virginal spring goddess. It's subverted when Persephone's HiddenDepths are revealed: she's naive because her [[MyBelovedSmother mother]] has kept her over-protected for her entire life, which she hates. While she's got a good heart, she also [[BewareTheNiceOnes can be pretty fierce]]. And as she points out, spring is the time when animals mate, meaning she's a virginal goddess who's very sexually frustrated. She and Hades end up having a very passionate, physical relationship. It's further subverted with [[spoiler:Hades's first wife, who was a tree nymph who was sweet, loving, and too innocent to fake her feelings, but like Persephone, enjoyed a very passionate relationship with Hades.]]

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* The Literature/TrixieBelden fanfic ''FanFic/YouHaveGotToBeKiddingMe'' seems to only exist to [[DieForOurShip demonize and slutshame]] [[RonTheDeathEater Dot Murray]] in order to [[PossessionSue make Trixie look better.]] The trope is unintentionally played straight in its truest form, as Dot is rewritten to be a slut while Trixie is portrayed as a saintly, virginal figure ([[{{Chickification}} though she has lost all of her backbone and personality and lets her boyfriend fight her battles for her]]). Special mention goes to the description of the girls' contrasting swimsuits, specifically mentioned to emphasis what a "floozy" Dot is: Trixie wears a "one-piece light blue bathing suit," while Dot is attired in a "red bikini." Really, the entire fic is extremely evocative of the MadonnaWhoreComplex.
* Played with in ''FanFic/HopeSpringsEternal''. The "bad girl" [[TheVamp Hecate]], who tries to seduce Hades, is incredibly amoral and trying to control him so she can have command of the Underworld. Persephone, on the other hand, is shown as being pure, naive, and the virginal spring goddess. It's subverted when Persephone's HiddenDepths are revealed: she's naive because her [[MyBelovedSmother mother]] has kept her over-protected for her entire life, which she hates. While she's got a good heart, she also [[BewareTheNiceOnes can be pretty fierce]]. And as she points out, spring is the time when animals mate, meaning she's a virginal goddess who's very sexually frustrated. She and Hades end up having a very passionate, physical relationship. It's further subverted with [[spoiler:Hades's first wife, who was a tree nymph who was sweet, loving, and too innocent to fake her feelings, but like Persephone, enjoyed a very passionate relationship with Hades.]]
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* Zigzagged in ''FanFic/HopeSpringsEternal''. The "bad girl" [[TheVamp Hecate]], who tries to seduce Hades, is incredibly amoral and trying to control him so she can have command of the Underworld. Persephone, on the other hand, is shown as being pure, naive, and the virginal spring goddess. It's subverted when Persephone's HiddenDepths are revealed: she's naive because her [[MyBelovedSmother mother]] has kept her over-protected for her entire life, which she hates. While she's got a good heart, she also [[BewareTheNiceOnes can be pretty fierce]]. And as she points out, spring is the time when animals mate, meaning she's a virginal goddess who's very sexually frustrated. She and Hades end up having a very passionate, physical relationship. It's further subverted with [[spoiler:Hades's first wife, who was a tree nymph who was sweet, loving, and too innocent to fake her feelings, but like Persephone, enjoyed a very passionate relationship with Hades.]]
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* ''FanFic/YouHaveGotToBeKiddingMe'' seems to only exist to [[DieForOurShip demonize and slutshame]] [[RonTheDeathEater Dot Murray]] in order to [[PossessionSue make Trixie look better.]] The trope is unintentionally played straight in its truest form, as Dot is rewritten to be a slut while Trixie is portrayed as a saintly, virginal figure ([[{{Chickification}} though she has lost all of her backbone and personality and lets her boyfriend fight her battles for her]]). Special mention goes to the description of the girls' contrasting swimsuits, specifically mentioned to emphasis what a "floozy" Dot is: Trixie wears a "one-piece light blue bathing suit," while Dot is attired in a "red bikini." Really, the entire fic is extremely evocative of the MadonnaWhoreComplex.



* In most Disney films, but especially ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'' and ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'', where the "good" princess is pure and virginal and the "evil" villainess is an older woman with more sexuality. The first princess to play with this was [[Disney/TheLittleMermaid Ariel]], who is a FieryRedhead who uses a SeashellBra and is left pretty much naked when she transforms into a human - she's naive and sheltered, but her design was the first one that evoked sexuality.
* Disney's ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'' has this as a plot point ''and'' heavily [[DeconstructedTrope deconstructs the trope]]. Esmeralda, our female heroine is considered to be a Whore (seductive, performs suggestive dances, other men fantasise about her) which puts Frollo in a tough position. He [[SexIsEvilAndIAmHorny lusts after her]] but knows he can't have her because she is a Whore (plus he's bigoted against gypsies) so he decides to [[BurnTheWitch burn her]] if she [[AndNowYouMustMarryMe refuses him]].
** What's more, Quasimodo is well-intentioned but only sees Esmeralda as a pure Madonna, heavily idealizing her since she saved him from humiliation and possible death--which does ''not'' mix well with the fact that Quasi has an extremely naive view of human relationships due to him living all of his life locked away fom the world. Phoebus is attracted to ''both'' Esmeralda's kind heart and her alluring nature, so she chooses him because he's the only one that sees her as a proper human being with flaws and pros instead of just one thing or another. [[AdaptationalHeroism Ironic, considering in the original book…]]
* A much milder version is used in ''Film/CorpseBride''. Victor finds himself engaged to both the sweet but demure Victoria and the much more passionate (but dead) Emily. Victor remains faithful to Victoria, with the advantage that [[FirstGirlWins she's the one he met]] [[PerfectlyArrangedMarriage and fell in love with first]], but the movie still does show Emily as a good person, and Victor cares very much about her (as do quite a few of the residents of the afterlife, [[spoiler:who are pleased with a chance to have at her murderer, at the end of the movie]]).

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* In most Disney films, but especially ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'' and ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'', where Deconstructed in ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'', as the "good" princess film shows how unrealistic it is pure and virginal and the "evil" villainess is an older to look at a woman with more sexuality. The first princess to play with this was [[Disney/TheLittleMermaid Ariel]], who is a FieryRedhead who uses a SeashellBra and is left pretty much naked when she transforms into a human - she's naive and sheltered, but her design was the first one that evoked sexuality.
* Disney's ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'' has this
from either standard. Frollo considers Esmeralda as a plot point ''and'' heavily [[DeconstructedTrope deconstructs the trope]]. Esmeralda, our female heroine is considered to be a Whore (seductive, because she performs suggestive dances, other men fantasise about her) which puts Frollo in a tough position.dances. He [[SexIsEvilAndIAmHorny lusts after her]] but knows he can't have her because she is a Whore (plus he's bigoted against gypsies) so he decides to [[BurnTheWitch burn her]] if she [[AndNowYouMustMarryMe refuses him]]. \n** What's more, Meanwhile, Quasimodo is well-intentioned but only sees Esmeralda as a pure Madonna, heavily idealizing her since she saved him from humiliation and possible death--which death—which does ''not'' not mix well with the fact that Quasi has an extremely naive view of human relationships due to him living all of his life locked away fom from the world. Phoebus is attracted to ''both'' Esmeralda's kind heart and her alluring nature, so she [[SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan chooses him him]] because he's the only one that sees her as a proper human being with flaws and pros instead of just one thing or another. [[AdaptationalHeroism Ironic, considering in the original book…]]
* A much milder version is used in ''Film/CorpseBride''. Victor finds himself engaged to both the sweet but demure Victoria and the much more passionate (but dead) Emily. Victor remains faithful to Victoria, with the advantage that [[FirstGirlWins she's the one he met]] [[PerfectlyArrangedMarriage and fell in love with first]], but the movie still does show Emily as a good person, and Victor cares very much about her (as do quite a few of the residents of the afterlife, [[spoiler:who are pleased with a chance to have at her murderer, at the end of the movie]]).
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* ''Film/StreetAngel'': Gino surely thinks this way: he has no problem with hitting a prostitute, and almost strangles his beloved Angela before realizing she's saintly after all.

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* ''Film/StreetAngel'': Gino surely thinks this way: Stifler of the ''Film/AmericanPie'' series idolizes his mother and hates the thought of her having sex.
* In ''Film/AnalyzeThis'', Billy Crystal asks Creator/RobertDeNiro why
he has no problem a mistress. De Niro explains that there are things he can't do with hitting a prostitute, and almost strangles his beloved Angela before realizing she's saintly after all.wife. When Crystal asks what, De Niro replies "Doc, it's the mouth that kisses my children goodnight".



* ''Film/TheNightOfTheHunter'': The villain Harry Powell has this -- being caught at a strip club at the beginning of the film, then later refusing to have sex with his wife ''on their wedding night'' and lecturing her that her body is only meant for having children.

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* ''Film/TheNightOfTheHunter'': The villain Harry Powell has this -- being caught at a strip club at Discussed in ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'', where the beginning topic of the film, then later refusing to sex is brought up between Allison and Claire.
-->"Well, if you say you haven't, you're a prude. If you say you
have sex with his wife ''on their wedding night'' you're a slut. It's a trap. You want to but you can't, and lecturing her that her body is only meant for having children.when you do you wish you didn't, right?"



* ''Film/CruelIntentions'' has the virginal Annette Hargrove contrasted with the manipulative and sexual Kathryn Merteuil.



* ''Film/CruelIntentions'' has the virginal Annette Hargrove contrasted with the manipulative and sexual Kathryn Merteuil.
* In ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'', Tony believes a girl can be a [[ProperLady "nice girl"]] or a [[CountryMatters "cunt"]], not both.
* In ''Film/AnalyzeThis'' Billy Crystal asks Creator/RobertDeNiro why he has a mistress. De Niro explains that there are things he can't do with his wife. When Crystal asks what, De Niro replies "Doc, it's the mouth that kisses my children goodnight".

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* ''Film/CruelIntentions'' has the virginal Annette Hargrove contrasted with the manipulative and sexual Kathryn Merteuil.
* In ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'', Tony believes a girl can be a [[ProperLady "nice girl"]] or a [[CountryMatters "cunt"]], not both.
* In ''Film/AnalyzeThis'' Billy Crystal asks Creator/RobertDeNiro why he has a mistress. De Niro explains that there are things he can't do with
''Film/TheMarriageChronicles'', Ethel is alternately intrigued and horrified at his wife. When Crystal asks what, De Niro replies "Doc, it's the mouth that kisses my children goodnight".formerly staid wife's burgeoning sexuality.



* Discussed in ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'', where the topic of sex is brought up between Allison and Claire.
-->"Well, if you say you haven't, you're a prude. If you say you have you're a slut. It's a trap. You want to but you can't, and when you do you wish you didn't, right?"
* Jake [=LaMotta=] suffers from a major case of this in ''Film/RagingBull'', though slightly more subtly--he can't believe she's with him, so she must be cheating, so be beats her…
* Stifler of the ''Film/AmericanPie'' series idolizes his mother and hates the thought of her having sex.
* Laura of ''Film/StudentServices'' does this to herself, wanting to think of the girl who has sex with clients for money as a completely separate person who has no impact on Laura's much more innocent life.
* In ''Film/TheMarriageChronicles'', Ethel is alternately intrigued and horrified at his formerly staid wife's burgeoning sexuality.
* ''Film/SoundOfTheMountain'': Shuichi seeks to justify his awful behavior by comparing his wife to "a lake" and his mistress to "a torrent." Shuichi's secretary, who is jealous because Shuichi cheated on his wife with someone else rather than her, says "One can't expect a proper wife to act like a prostitute."
* ''Film/TotalRecall1990'': The Total Recall saleswoman admonishes Quaid to be honest when assigning traits to his perfect fantasy girlfriend. Quaid first gives "sleazy" as one of her traits, but as he's drifting off, gives a more honest "demure."

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* Discussed in ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'', where ''Film/TheNightOfTheHunter'': The villain Harry Powell has this -- being caught at a strip club at the topic beginning of sex is brought up between Allison and Claire.
-->"Well, if you say you haven't, you're a prude. If you say you
the film, then later refusing to have you're a slut. It's a trap. You want to but you can't, sex with his wife ''on their wedding night'' and when you do you wish you didn't, right?"
lecturing her that her body is only meant for having children.
* Jake [=LaMotta=] suffers from a major case of this in ''Film/RagingBull'', though slightly more subtly--he can't believe she's with him, so she must be cheating, so be beats her…
* Stifler of the ''Film/AmericanPie'' series idolizes his mother and hates the thought of her having sex.
* Laura of ''Film/StudentServices'' does this to herself, wanting to think of the girl who has sex with clients for money as a completely separate person who has no impact on Laura's much more innocent life.
* In ''Film/TheMarriageChronicles'', Ethel is alternately intrigued and horrified at his formerly staid wife's burgeoning sexuality.
* ''Film/SoundOfTheMountain'': Shuichi seeks to justify his awful behavior by comparing his wife to "a lake" and his mistress to "a torrent." Shuichi's secretary, who is jealous because Shuichi cheated on his wife with someone else rather than her, says "One can't expect a proper wife to act like a prostitute."
* ''Film/TotalRecall1990'': The Total Recall saleswoman admonishes Quaid to be honest when assigning traits to his perfect fantasy girlfriend. Quaid first gives "sleazy" as one of her traits, but as he's drifting off, gives a more honest "demure."
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* In ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'', Tony believes a girl can be a [[ProperLady "nice girl"]] or a [[CountryMatters "cunt"]], not both.
* ''Film/SoundOfTheMountain'': Shuichi seeks to justify his awful behavior by comparing his wife to "a lake" and his mistress to "a torrent." Shuichi's secretary, who is jealous because Shuichi cheated on his wife with someone else rather than her, says "One can't expect a proper wife to act like a prostitute."
* ''Film/StreetAngel'': Gino surely thinks this way: he has no problem with hitting a prostitute, and almost strangles his beloved Angela before realizing she's saintly after all.
* Laura of ''Film/StudentServices'' does this to herself, wanting to think of the girl who has sex with clients for money as a completely separate person who has no impact on Laura's much more innocent life.
* ''Film/TotalRecall1990'': The Total Recall saleswoman admonishes Quaid to be honest when assigning traits to his perfect fantasy girlfriend. Quaid first gives "sleazy" as one of her traits, but as he's drifting off, gives a more honest "demure."



* In ''Literature/AndEternity'', the protagonists read the memories of a rapist/serial killer, and find that he was motivated by this.
* In ''Literature/AnitaBlake'', the eponymous character suffers from this kind of thinking. Often she and other characters, mostly male, believe her to be a slut and treat her badly because she has something called the ''ardeur'', a magical compulsion to have sex. If she didn't give in to it, it would eventually kill her, and through her, everyone she is magically tied to (most of the cast). This is a source of much {{Wangst}} in the series.
* In ''Literature/BraveNewWorld'', John the Savage tries to idealize Lenina as a Madonna in spite of her coming from a FreeLoveFuture, which causes him to spurn her sexual advances and flagellate himself for having impure thoughts about her. It ends ''very'' badly for both of them when John's self-loathing efforts to cleanse himself of all sexual thoughts of Lenina result in an orgy that kills her and drives him to suicide.



* In ''Literature/{{Corpies}}'', [[BarrierWarrior Bubble Bubble]]'s public image is that of a demure, wholesome girl, who always wears tasteful, conservative dresses, when she's not engaged in rescue work. Then a sex scandal breaks out, with her in the middle. It turns out that, several years prior, she slept with the director of the movie she was in. Unbeknownst to her, he was dating a well-known movie star at the time. When the truth finally came out, the director quickly tries to cover his own ass by blaming Bubble Bubble, claiming that she used her powers to influence him. Despite Bubble Bubble's powers being well-documented and a matter of public record, the {{Muggle}} public is quick to dive back into the typical "who knows what these Supers are capable of" mindset. With her "Madonna" image ruined, she breaks down. Owen than asks his agent Lenny to take Bubble Bubble on as a client in order to fix her image. Lenny agrees and gives Bubble Bubble two options: she can go the easy route, accept public shame, and slowly work to "redeem" herself in the eyes of the people; or, she can own being a sexually-independent woman and publicly attack this trope, which is the more difficult, riskier path. Bubble Bubble goes with the second option, goes on a talk show, and turns the tables on the host, who is utterly unprepared for her ''not'' feeling ashamed. She explains that all she did was have consensual sex with a man, who was lying to her, which doesn't make her a bad person. She starts wearing less conservative (but not too revealing) outfits and overall seems happier with no longer having to maintain such a chaste image. It also helps that Owen makes the director a thinly-veiled threat along the lines of ShameIfSomethingHappened.
* ''Literature/BestServedCold'': Duke Salier shows off two sculptures intended to be displayed as a pair: one of the artist's mother and the other his favorite whore. Monza snaps that she has no time for artists' mothers and whores.
* ''Literature/TheGame'' [[note]]Not to be confused with the 1997 Michael Douglas movie of the [[NamesTheSame same name]][[/note]] (And "Pick Up Artist" philosophy in general) names and discusses this trope extensively - according to its theories, [[AllWomenAreLustful all]] women [[MyGirlIsASlut are]] "Whores" that only put on a "Madonna" facade because that's societally expected of them.
%%* ''Literature/LeftBehind'', to a blood-boiling degree.



* ''Literature/LeftBehind'', to a blood-boiling degree.
* ''Literature/APortraitOfTheArtistAsAYoungMan'': Stephen Dedalus seems to suffer from this acutely.
* In ''Literature/AnitaBlake'', the eponymous character suffers from this kind of thinking. Often she and other characters, mostly male, believe her to be a slut and treat her badly because she has something called the ''ardeur'', a magical compulsion to have sex. If she didn't give in to it, it would eventually kill her, and through her, everyone she is magically tied to (most of the cast). This is a source of much {{Wangst}} in the series.
* In ''Literature/AndEternity'', the protagonists read the memories of a rapist/serial killer, and find that he was motivated by this.

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* ''Literature/LeftBehind'', to a blood-boiling degree.
* ''Literature/APortraitOfTheArtistAsAYoungMan'': Stephen Dedalus seems to suffer from this acutely.
* In ''Literature/AnitaBlake'', the eponymous
Subverted in ''Literature/LesMiserables''. The character suffers from this kind of thinking. Often Fantine largely represents the Madonna-esque purity and innocence, however, due to the consequences of being an unwed mother following a summer fling, is relegated (quite literally) to the role of the Whore; in the closest thing 19th century French Literature had to snark, Hugo makes sure to mention that the man she slept with suffered [[KarmaHoudini no ill effects]] of this, and other characters, mostly male, believe her managed to be a slut rich and treat her badly because she has something called successful lawyer, highlighting the ''ardeur'', a magical compulsion to have sex. If she didn't give in to it, it would eventually kill her, and through her, everyone double-standard. In addition, the novel makes note that she is magically tied to (most of both denigrated as Whore and the cast). This is a source subject of much {{Wangst}} in the series.
* In ''Literature/AndEternity'', the protagonists read the memories of a rapist/serial killer,
incredulity as Madonna, leaving her at odds with society as both Madonna and find that he was motivated by this.Whore.



%%* ''Literature/APortraitOfTheArtistAsAYoungMan'': Stephen Dedalus seems to suffer from this acutely.



* Margareta (Greta) in ''Literature/{{Faust}}'' is seen by her brother (and the rest of the village) as having fallen from Madonna to Whore as a result of taking a lover.
* Subverted in ''Literature/LesMiserables''. The character of Fantine largely represents the Madonna-esque purity and innocence, however, due to the consequences of being an unwed mother following a summer fling, is relegated (quite literally) to the role of the Whore; in the closest thing 19th century French Literature had to snark, Hugo makes sure to mention that the man she slept with suffered [[KarmaHoudini no ill effects]] of this, and managed to be a rich and successful lawyer, highlighting the double-standard. In addition, the novel makes note that she is both denigrated as Whore and the subject of incredulity as Madonna, leaving her at odds with society as both Madonna and Whore.
* In ''Literature/BraveNewWorld'', John the Savage tries to idealize Lenina as a Madonna in spite of her coming from a FreeLoveFuture, which causes him to spurn her sexual advances and flagellate himself for having impure thoughts about her. It ends ''very'' badly for both of them when John's self-loathing efforts to cleanse himself of all sexual thoughts of Lenina result in an orgy that kills her and drives him to suicide.
* ''Literature/TheGame'' [[note]]Not to be confused with the 1997 Michael Douglas movie of the [[NamesTheSame same name]][[/note]] (And "Pick Up Artist" philosophy in general) names and discusses this trope extensively - according to its theories, [[AllWomenAreLustful all]] women [[MyGirlIsASlut are]] "Whores" that only put on a "Madonna" facade because that's societally expected of them.
* In ''Literature/{{Corpies}}'', [[BarrierWarrior Bubble Bubble]]'s public image is that of a demure, wholesome girl, who always wears tasteful, conservative dresses, when she's not engaged in rescue work. Then a sex scandal breaks out, with her in the middle. It turns out that, several years prior, she slept with the director of the movie she was in. Unbeknownst to her, he was dating a well-known movie star at the time. When the truth finally came out, the director quickly tries to cover his own ass by blaming Bubble Bubble, claiming that she used her powers to influence him. Despite Bubble Bubble's powers being well-documented and a matter of public record, the {{Muggle}} public is quick to dive back into the typical "who knows what these Supers are capable of" mindset. With her "Madonna" image ruined, she breaks down. Owen than asks his agent Lenny to take Bubble Bubble on as a client in order to fix her image. Lenny agrees and gives Bubble Bubble two options: she can go the easy route, accept public shame, and slowly work to "redeem" herself in the eyes of the people; or, she can own being a sexually-independent woman and publicly attack this trope, which is the more difficult, riskier path. Bubble Bubble goes with the second option, goes on a talk show, and turns the tables on the host, who is utterly unprepared for her ''not'' feeling ashamed. She explains that all she did was have consensual sex with a man, who was lying to her, which doesn't make her a bad person. She starts wearing less conservative (but not too revealing) outfits and overall seems happier with no longer having to maintain such a chaste image. It also helps that Owen makes the director a thinly-veiled threat along the lines of ShameIfSomethingHappened.
* ''Literature/BestServedCold'': Duke Salier shows off two sculptures intended to be displayed as a pair: one of the artist's mother and the other his favorite whore. Monza snaps that she has no time for artists' mothers and whores.



* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'': Showrunner Ron Moore has described Number Six (or at least the Six that only Baltar can see, who is really a messenger of a higher power) as being a Madonna-Whore made real.
* ''{{Series/Dollhouse}}'' has an entertaining scene where Victor, who has apparently been given the imprint of a psychologist, speculates that Adelle is jealous of Echo and the other female actives because they get to be ''both'' the Madonna (their innocent resting states) and the Whore (a fair amount of their requested personas) and are celebrated for both roles. Adelle is not amused.
* {{Discussed|Trope}} in an episode of ''Series/MadMen'' where the characters mull over ideas for an ad and conclude that every woman is [[TheSixties either a "Jackie" or a "Marilyn."]]
* In ''Series/NoahsArc'', initially it appears that Ricky doesn't want to have sex with Junito because [[spoiler:Junito is HIV positive. Ricky later confesses that it's because Ricky's falling in love with him, despite having had random sex partners in the quadruple digits]].
* ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' is one interesting {{inversion}}: it is the unambiguously moral ''Guinevere'' who is linked with love and sex (desired by both Arthur and Lancelot) whilst the more dubiously good Morgana becomes more {{asexual}} as the show goes on--she begins as a flirty and good female version of TheCharmer, but loses all interest in men by series 3, at which point she's a WickedWitch. Even more interestingly, Morgana's evil plan to discredit Guinevere revolves around making Arthur believe that she's cheating on him with Lancelot. Morgana initially dresses more revealingly, and then during her descent into darkness she comes to wear long-sleeves exclusively, while Gwen goes from modest servant dresses to fancy, low-cut gowns.
* ''Series/EightSimpleRules'' initially contrasts the bookish and conservative Kerry with the outgoing and promiscuous Bridget, Kerry would often be given more steady boyfriends while Bridget would have a different guy every week (sometimes when she was with a boyfriend too). The show keeps subverting it though and Kerry lampshades it in one episode where she remarks that their father expects her to be "some old spinster like [[Literature/GreatExpectations Miss Havisham]]" and tries to act like a Whore to annoy him. The show really turned the trope on its head when it's revealed Bridget is still a virgin and Kerry loses hers by cheating on her boyfriend.
** The trope is actually invoked by another female--Bridget after she's annoyed that her mother starts dating.
--->'''Bridget:''' You're not a woman, you're a mother.\\
'''Cate:''' I hate to break it to you but [[CaptainObvious you can be both]]. Or are you unsure about how I ''became'' a mother?
** A similar contrast is done in ''Series/HopeAndFaith'' with Madonna Hayley and Whore Sydney, as well as the titular sisters Hope and Faith respectively.

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* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|2003}}'': ''Series/BattlestarGalactica2003'': Showrunner Ron Moore has described Number Six (or at least the Six that only Baltar can see, who is really a messenger of a higher power) as being a Madonna-Whore made real.
* ''{{Series/Dollhouse}}'' has an entertaining scene where Victor, who has apparently been given the imprint of a psychologist, speculates that Adelle is jealous of Echo and the other female actives because they get to be ''both'' the Madonna (their innocent resting states) and the Whore (a fair amount of their requested personas) and are celebrated for both roles. Adelle is not amused.
* {{Discussed|Trope}} in an episode of ''Series/MadMen'' where the characters mull over ideas for an ad and conclude that every woman is [[TheSixties either a "Jackie" or a "Marilyn."]]
* In ''Series/NoahsArc'', initially it appears that Ricky doesn't want to have sex with Junito because [[spoiler:Junito is HIV positive. Ricky later confesses that it's because Ricky's falling in love with him, despite having had random sex partners in the quadruple digits]].
* ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' is one interesting {{inversion}}: it is the unambiguously moral ''Guinevere'' who is linked with love and sex (desired by both Arthur and Lancelot) whilst the more dubiously good Morgana becomes more {{asexual}} as the show goes on--she begins as a flirty and good female version of TheCharmer, but loses all interest in men by series 3, at which point she's a WickedWitch. Even more interestingly, Morgana's evil plan to discredit Guinevere revolves around making Arthur believe that she's cheating on him with Lancelot. Morgana initially dresses more revealingly, and then during her descent into darkness she comes to wear long-sleeves exclusively, while Gwen goes from modest servant dresses to fancy, low-cut gowns.
* ''Series/EightSimpleRules'' initially contrasts the bookish and conservative Kerry with the outgoing and promiscuous Bridget, Kerry would often be given more steady boyfriends while Bridget would have a different guy every week (sometimes when she was with a boyfriend too). The show keeps subverting it though and Kerry lampshades it in one episode where she remarks that their father expects her to be "some old spinster like [[Literature/GreatExpectations Miss Havisham]]" and tries to act like a Whore to annoy him. The show really turned the trope on its head when it's revealed Bridget is still a virgin and Kerry loses hers by cheating on her boyfriend.
** The trope is actually invoked by another female--Bridget after she's annoyed that her mother starts dating.
--->'''Bridget:''' You're not a woman, you're a mother.\\
'''Cate:''' I hate to break it to you but [[CaptainObvious you can be both]]. Or are you unsure about how I ''became'' a mother?
** A similar contrast is done in ''Series/HopeAndFaith'' with Madonna Hayley and Whore Sydney, as well as the titular sisters Hope and Faith respectively.
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* ''Series/{{Dollhouse}}'' has an entertaining scene where Victor, who has apparently been given the imprint of a psychologist, speculates that Adelle is jealous of Echo and the other female actives because they get to be ''both'' the Madonna (their innocent resting states) and the Whore (a fair amount of their requested personas) and are celebrated for both roles. Adelle is not amused.
* ''Series/EightSimpleRules''
** The series initially contrasts the bookish and conservative Kerry with the outgoing and promiscuous Bridget. Kerry would often be given more steady boyfriends while Bridget would have a different guy every week (sometimes when she was with a boyfriend too). The show keeps subverting it though and Kerry lampshades it in one episode where she remarks that their father expects her to be "some old spinster like [[Literature/GreatExpectations Miss Havisham]]" and tries to act like a Whore to annoy him. The show really turned the trope on its head when it's revealed Bridget is still a virgin and Kerry loses hers by cheating on her boyfriend.
** Invoked by another female--Bridget after she's annoyed that her mother starts dating.
--->'''Bridget:''' You're not a woman, you're a mother.\\
'''Cate:''' I hate to break it to you but [[CaptainObvious you can be both]]. Or are you unsure about how I ''became'' a mother?
* Embodied in ''Series/EmeraldCity'' by the contrast between Glinda and West. While West runs a brothel and spends her time having sex and getting high on opium, Glinda runs an order of virginal and celibate quasi-nuns devoted to the pursuit of knowledge. Lampshaded in [[Recap/EmeraldCityS1E4ScienceAndMagic "Science and Magic"]] by Tip when she's asked to choice between going with Glinda and going with West.
-->'''Tip''': So you're saying my only choice as a girl is nun or whore?
* ''Series/{{Frontier}}'': The owners of the Alehouse have to get Captain Johnson in a compromising position with one of the tavern girls in order to blackmail him. The problem is that he's a deeply Christian man, so Imogen taking the direct "whore" approach just leads to Johnson getting annoyed and telling her to leave. Mary instead tries the "madonna" tactic by presenting herself as a religious girl who finds herself tempted by bodily sin. This proves a lot more successful.
* In ''Series/TheHandmaidsTale'', women in [[NoWomansLand Gilead]] are expected to be either daughters and wives (which are the most respectable position in society) or Handmaids (forced to be [[BreedingSlave breeding slaves]]) and Jezebels (forcibly turned into [[SexSlave pleasure slaves]]), both of which are reserved for "unruly", "fallen" or "rebel" women. Curiously there are classes such as the Aunts ([[DrillSergeantNasty drill sergeant nasties]] for Handmaids) and Marthas (domestic workers) that fit neither classification. (This may be because, particularly in the novel, the Aunts and Marthas were ''usually'' women who were unmarried, and too old to bear children (and thus [[OldMaid too old]] to either ''get'' married or become Handmaids or Jezebels.)
%%* ''Series/HopeAndFaith'' with Madonna Hayley and Whore Sydney, as well as the titular sisters Hope and Faith respectively.



* In ''Series/JaneTheVirgin'', Jane, an aspiring writer, loses her virginity. She has trouble figuring out her character Cecilia's motivation, and can't help but cast her as either a promiscuous horndog who believes sex should be celebrated, or a devout nun who disavows sex. This is later revealed to be an exploration of Jane's feelings on the matter -- she had spent so long with 'virgin' as one of her identifiers that she has trouble reconciling sex as a good thing, and when she starts moving past it, her writing also starts flowing.
-->'''Cecilia''': Now, can we finally stop with that virgin-whore nonsense? (in Spanish) There are so many other interesting things about me!
* {{Discussed|Trope}} in an episode of ''Series/MadMen'' where the characters mull over ideas for an ad and conclude that every woman is [[TheSixties either a "Jackie" or a "Marilyn."]]
* Inverted in ''Series/{{Merlin}}''. It is the unambiguously moral ''Guinevere'' who is linked with love and sex (desired by both Arthur and Lancelot) whilst the more dubiously good Morgana becomes more {{asexual}} as the show goes on--she begins as a flirty and good female version of TheCharmer, but loses all interest in men by series 3, at which point she's a WickedWitch. Even more interestingly, Morgana's evil plan to discredit Guinevere revolves around making Arthur believe that she's cheating on him with Lancelot. Morgana initially dresses more revealingly, and then during her descent into darkness she comes to wear long-sleeves exclusively, while Gwen goes from modest servant dresses to fancy, low-cut gowns.
* ''Series/MillionYenWomen'': Gender Inverted in one of the HaremGenre moments. Midori, the youngest of the women (she's still in high school), finds out that Shin and Minami kissed. Midori asks Shin if he kissed Minami because he's in love with her. When Shin answers "no", Midori immediately comes to the conclusion that Shin is the kind of man who easily kisses women.
* In ''Series/NoahsArc'', initially it appears that Ricky doesn't want to have sex with Junito because [[spoiler:Junito is HIV positive. Ricky later confesses that it's because Ricky's falling in love with him, despite having had random sex partners in the quadruple digits]].



* ''Series/{{Outlander}}'': Discussed by name after Jamie gets quite upset that Brienne wore a bikini in the photo Claire showed him of her. Defied by Brienne, complaining of how sprevalent it is in the 1700s.



* Embodied in ''Series/EmeraldCity'' by the contrast between Glinda and West. While West runs a brothel and spends her time having sex and getting high on opium, Glinda runs an order of virginal and celibate quasi-nuns devoted to the pursuit of knowledge. Lampshaded in [[Recap/EmeraldCityS1E4ScienceAndMagic "Science and Magic"]] by Tip when she's asked to choice between going with Glinda and going with West.
-->'''Tip''': So you're saying my only choice as a girl is nun or whore?
* ''Series/MillionYenWomen'': This gets GenderInverted in one of the series HaremGenre moments. Midori, the youngest of the women (she's still in high school), finds out that Shin and Minami kissed. Midori asks Shin if he kissed Minami because he's in love with her. When Shin answers "no", Midori immediately comes to the conclusion that Shin is the kind of man who easily kisses women.
* ''{{Series/Outlander}}'': {{Discussed}} by name after Jamie gets quite upset that Brienne wore a bikini in the photo Claire showed him of her. She [[DefiedTrope rebuts]] the notion, complaining of it's being so prevalent in the 1700s.
* ''Series/{{Frontier}}'': The owners of the Alehouse have to get Captain Johnson in a compromising position with one of the tavern girls in order to blackmail him. The problem is that he's a deeply Christian man, so Imogen taking the direct "whore" approach just leads to Johnson getting annoyed and telling her to leave. Mary instead tries the "madonna" tactic by presenting herself as a religious girl who finds herself tempted by bodily sin. This proves a lot more successful.
* Fittingly explored in ''Series/JaneTheVirgin'' when Jane (an aspiring writer) loses her virginity. She has trouble figuring out her character Cecilia's motivation, and can't help but cast her as either a promiscuous horndog who believes sex should be celebrated, or a devout nun who disavows sex. This is later revealed to be an exploration of Jane's feelings on the matter -- she had spent so long with 'virgin' as one of her identifiers that she has trouble reconciling sex as a good thing, and when she starts moving past it, her writing also starts flowing.
-->'''Cecilia''': Now, can we finally stop with that virgin-whore nonsense? (in Spanish) There are so many other interesting things about me!
* In ''Series/TheHandmaidsTale'', women in [[NoWomansLand Gilead]] are expected to be either daughters and wives (which are the most respectable position in society) or Handmaids (forced to be [[BreedingSlave breeding slaves]]) and Jezebels (forcibly turned into [[SexSlave pleasure slaves]]), both of which are reserved for "unruly", "fallen" or "rebel" women. Curiously there are classes such as the Aunts ([[DrillSergeantNasty drill sergeant nasties]] for Handmaids) and Marthas (domestic workers) that fit neither classification. (This may be because, particularly in the novel, the Aunts and Marthas were ''usually'' women who were unmarried, and too old to bear children (and thus [[OldMaid too old]] to either ''get'' married or become Handmaids or Jezebels.)



* Music/{{Madonna}} is almost the embodiment of this trope, down to her name. She has cultivated a pious and chaste Catholic image along with very confrontational sexuality throughout her entire career. ''Music/LikeAVirgin'' was likewise the first time she teased the audience with this.
* This seems to be a constant problem with Music/TaylorSwift, to the point that an image from "You Belong With Me" was the page image:
** The video for "You Belong With Me" is really anvilicious. The "narrator"? Totally sweet, tomboyish and GirlNextDoor-like and thus ''undoubtly'' the better option. Her pretty and popular cheerleader rival, who also is more overly sexual than her? Stupid evil whore who cheats and whines and is ''bad''. Intrestingly enough though, Taylor plays them ''[[ActingForTwo both]]''.
** In the "The Story of Us" music video, where Taylor's love interest chooses a girl who's much more [[ForcefulKiss physical]] in her affections than Taylor is, who shows to be more flirty and playful.
** Another more meta example is from her album ''Speak Now''. In "Speak Now", the narrator persuades the groom to run away on his wedding day but is played to be sympathetic and heroic. In "Better Than Revenge" another girl steals the narrator's boyfriend is told in no uncertain terms to be "better known for the things that she does on the mattress."

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* Music/{{Madonna}} Deconstructed in Berlin's "Sex (I'm A)". The male singing part is almost repeating "I'm a man", while the embodiment of this trope, down to her name. She has cultivated a pious and chaste Catholic image along with very confrontational sexuality throughout her entire career. ''Music/LikeAVirgin'' was likewise the first time she teased the audience with this.
* This seems to be a constant problem with Music/TaylorSwift, to the point that an image from "You Belong With Me" was the page image:
** The video for "You Belong With Me"
female part is really anvilicious. The "narrator"? Totally sweet, tomboyish and GirlNextDoor-like and thus ''undoubtly'' the better option. Her pretty and popular cheerleader rival, who also is more overly sexual than her? Stupid evil whore who cheats and whines and is ''bad''. Intrestingly enough though, Taylor plays them ''[[ActingForTwo both]]''.
** In the "The Story of Us" music video, where Taylor's love interest chooses a girl who's much more [[ForcefulKiss physical]] in her affections than Taylor is, who shows to be more flirty and playful.
** Another more meta example is from her album ''Speak Now''. In "Speak Now", the narrator persuades the groom to run away on his wedding day but is played to be sympathetic and heroic. In "Better Than Revenge" another girl steals the narrator's boyfriend is told in no uncertain terms to be "better known for the things that she does on the mattress.
"I'm a..." followed by "goddess", "virgin", "blue movie", "bitch", "geisha", "little girl", "boy", "your mother", "one night stand", "bi" (male chuckle), "slave", "virgin", "drug", "dream divine", and so on, emphasizing while the male is only required to be the male in sex, a woman has to adopt a myriad of roles.
* Music/BritneySpears is have been noted for using this as her selling point. In her ''Greatest Hits:My Prerogative'' collection the writer says ''is she a good girl doing bad things, a bad girl doing good things, or a mixture of both''
* Music/ChristinaAguilera has been very vocal about her dislike of the whole thing, and her second album ''Stripped'' spends a good amount of time complaining about it.
%%* Music/CyndiLauper has a song titled ''Madonna Whore'' which is about this exact trope.



* Music/ChristinaAguilera has been very vocal about her dislike of the whole thing, and her second album ''Stripped'' spends a good amount of time complaining about it.
* Music/BritneySpears is have been noted for using this as her selling point. In her ''Greatest Hits:My Prerogative'' collection the writer says ''is she a good girl doing bad things, a bad girl doing good things, or a mixture of both''
* Music/MarinaAndTheDiamonds uses Britney Spears approach to the trope as inspiration for her second album Electra Heart where Britney was the muse for the project.
* Music/JustinTimberlake uses this in his musical work.

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* Music/ChristinaAguilera has been very vocal The J. Geils Band song "Centerfold" is about her dislike of a man who realizes that the whole thing, and her second album ''Stripped'' spends a good amount of time complaining about it.
* Music/BritneySpears is have been noted for using this as her selling point. In her ''Greatest Hits:My Prerogative'' collection the writer says ''is she a good
"pure" girl he had a crush on in school is now doing bad things, a bad girl doing good things, or a mixture of both''
porn. He eventually [[MyGirlIsASlut gets over it]].
* Music/MarinaAndTheDiamonds uses Britney Spears approach to the trope as inspiration for her second album Electra Heart where Britney was the muse for the project.
* Music/JustinTimberlake uses this in his musical work.
Music/JustinTimberlake:



* Music/{{Madonna}} is almost the embodiment of this trope, down to her name. She has cultivated a pious and chaste Catholic image along with very confrontational sexuality throughout her entire career. ''Music/LikeAVirgin'' was likewise the first time she teased the audience with this.
* Music/MarinaAndTheDiamonds uses Britney Spears approach to the trope as inspiration for her second album Electra Heart where Britney was the muse for the project.



* The J. Geils Band song "Centerfold" is about a guy who realizes that the "pure" girl he had a crush on in school is now doing porn. Eventually he [[MyGirlIsASlut gets over it]].
* Music/CyndiLauper has a song titled ''Madonna Whore'' which is about this exact trope.
* Deconstructed in Berlin's "Sex (I'm A)". The male singing part is repeating "I'm a man", while the female part is "I'm a..." followed by "goddess", "virgin", "blue movie", "bitch", "geisha", "little girl", "boy", "your mother", "one night stand", "bi" (male chuckle), "slave", "virgin", "drug", "dream divine", and so on, emphasizing while the male is only required to be the male in sex, a woman has to adopt a myriad of roles.
* The Flemish folk singer Zjef Vanuytsel has the song "Hop Marlene", telling about the eponymous girl, who is a stripper. She's regarded by both men (in admiring terms) and women (in disapproving terms) as the Whore--until a King witnesses her dancing and decides to marry her, making her the Madonna for her subjects.

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* The J. Geils Band song "Centerfold" is about a guy who realizes that the "pure" girl he had a crush on in school is now doing porn. Eventually he [[MyGirlIsASlut gets over it]].
* Music/CyndiLauper has a song titled ''Madonna Whore'' which is about this exact trope.
* Deconstructed in Berlin's "Sex (I'm A)". The male singing part is repeating "I'm a man", while the female part is "I'm a..." followed by "goddess", "virgin", "blue movie", "bitch", "geisha", "little girl", "boy", "your mother", "one night stand", "bi" (male chuckle), "slave", "virgin", "drug", "dream divine", and so on, emphasizing while the male is only required
This seems to be a constant problem with Music/TaylorSwift, to the male in sex, a woman has to adopt a myriad of roles.
*
point that an image from "You Belong With Me" was the page image:
**
The Flemish folk singer video for "You Belong With Me" is really anvilicious. The "narrator"? Totally sweet, tomboyish and GirlNextDoor-like and thus ''undoubtly'' the better option. Her pretty and popular cheerleader rival, who also is more overly sexual than her? Stupid evil whore who cheats and whines and is ''bad''. Intrestingly enough though, Taylor plays them ''[[ActingForTwo both]]''.
** In the "The Story of Us" music video, where Taylor's love interest chooses a girl who's much more [[ForcefulKiss physical]] in her affections than Taylor is, who shows to be more flirty and playful.
** Another more meta example is from her album ''Speak Now''. In "Speak Now", the narrator persuades the groom to run away on his wedding day but is played to be sympathetic and heroic. In "Better Than Revenge" another girl steals the narrator's boyfriend is told in no uncertain terms to be "better known for the things that she does on the mattress."
*
Zjef Vanuytsel has the Vanuytsel's song "Hop Marlene", telling Marlene" tells about the eponymous girl, who is a stripper. She's regarded by both men (in admiring terms) and women (in disapproving terms) as the Whore--until a King witnesses her dancing and decides to marry her, making her the Madonna for her subjects.



* ''Theatre/{{Grease}}'' has this in spades.
-->''Look at me, I'm Sandra Dee\\

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* ''Theatre/{{Grease}}'' has this in spades.
-->''Look
In ''Theatre/FaustFirstPartOfTheTragedy'', Greta's brother used to boast of her virtue and feminine perfection until she started an affair. Then he calls her a whore and tells her to start charging all comers. Okay, so he's mortally wounded and understandably bitter when he says that bit, but still!
* ''Theatre/{{Grease}}'':
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--->''Look
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** [[http://www.stlyrics.com/songs/g/grease8951/thereareworsethingsicoulddo302664.html "There Are Worse Things I Could Do"]] deconstructs this trope. Betty/Rizzo laments that everyone sees her just as a whore [[spoiler:and especially when there are rumors about her TeenPregnancy]], even when she's not a petty thief and only sleeps with ''one'' guy. Ironically, she's the ringleader in the "Sandra Dee" song (mocking Sandy for being a Madonna), [[spoiler:Sandy is one of the few who offers Rizzo support when she's shunned for being apparently pregnant]] ''and'' [[spoiler: Sandy ends up having a sexy UnnecessaryMakeover in the end.]]

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** Deconstructed in [[http://www.stlyrics.com/songs/g/grease8951/thereareworsethingsicoulddo302664.html "There Are Worse Things I Could Do"]] deconstructs this trope.Do"]]. Betty/Rizzo laments that everyone sees her just as a whore [[spoiler:and especially when there are rumors about her TeenPregnancy]], even when she's not a petty thief and only sleeps with ''one'' guy. Ironically, she's the ringleader in the "Sandra Dee" song (mocking Sandy for being a Madonna), [[spoiler:Sandy is one of the few who offers Rizzo support when she's shunned for being apparently pregnant]] ''and'' [[spoiler: Sandy ends up having a sexy UnnecessaryMakeover in the end.]]]]
* Zigzagged in ''Theatre/ManOfLaMancha'': Aldonza is ''literally'' selling her favors; while the narrative treats her [[JerkassWoobie more-or-less sympathetically]], most of the other characters view her as trash for doing so. [[Literature/DonQuixote Alonso]] views her quite insistently, in fact as a completely different person: Dulcinea, his [[TheDulcineaEffect pure and noble liege-lady]].



* Played with in ''Theatre/ManOfLaMancha'': Aldonza is ''literally'' selling her favors; while the narrative treats her [[JerkassWoobie more-or-less sympathetically]], most of the other characters view her as trash for doing so. [[Literature/DonQuixote Alonso]] views her quite insistently, in fact as a completely different person: Dulcinea, his [[TheDulcineaEffect pure and noble liege-lady]].
* In ''Theatre/{{Faust}}'' Greta's brother used to boast of her virtue and feminine perfection until she started an affair. Then he calls her a whore and tells her to start charging all comers. Okay, so he's mortally wounded and understandably bitter when he says that bit, but still!



** In the Literature/BookOfGenesis, where Tamar disguises herself as a shrine prostitute to sleep with her former father-in-law and becomes pregnant by him. At first, Judah sentences her to be burned to death for engaging in illicit sex… but she sends a messenger with the cord and seal that she had taken as "collateral," saying that the man who owns them is the father. Judah recognizes the {{MacGuffin}}s as his, and [[LastMinuteReprieve spares Tamar's life.]] He even says that she is more righteous than he is, because she had done her duty (perpetuating the lineage of her deceased husband) and Judah had not (he married his youngest son Shelah off to someone else, even though [[ValuesDissonance Shelah was supposed to marry Tamar to provide for her and father children on his dead brother's behalf]].) From then on, Tamar lives in Judah's household, raises the twins born from their sexual act and he provides for her and the kids as he would an actual wife (although they didn't have sex again.)

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** In the Literature/BookOfGenesis, where Tamar disguises herself as a shrine prostitute to sleep with her former father-in-law and becomes pregnant by him. At first, Judah sentences her to be burned to death for engaging in illicit sex… sex... but she sends a messenger with the cord and seal that she had taken as "collateral," saying that the man who owns them is the father. Judah recognizes the {{MacGuffin}}s as his, and [[LastMinuteReprieve spares Tamar's life.]] He even says that she is more righteous than he is, because she had done her duty (perpetuating the lineage of her deceased husband) and Judah had not (he married his youngest son Shelah off to someone else, even though [[ValuesDissonance Shelah was supposed to marry Tamar to provide for her and father children on his dead brother's behalf]].) From then on, Tamar lives in Judah's household, raises the twins born from their sexual act and he provides for her and the kids as he would an actual wife (although they didn't have sex again.)



** Played straight in the Literature/BookOfRevelation, however. The Whore of Babylon (a personification of a culture of corruption, idolatry, and immorality) is contrasted to the pure Bride of Christ (the church).
* The Mesoamerican legend of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xtabay Xtabay]] inverts this. Xkeban was promiscuous but kind and humble. Utz-Colel was chaste but selfish and haughty. When Xkeban died, her body emitted a perfume scent and her grave grew beautiful flowers. Utz-Colel felt shocked and jealous, vowing that her death would be more beautiful, only for a putrid scent and an ugly plant to birth during her funeral. Afterwards, Utz-Colel became the eponymous sex demon out jealousy for her rival and the misbelief that promiscuity (rather than kindness) had been the key to her success.
* How many a philosopher have portrayed the two aspects of [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Aphrodite]]: the heavenly Aphrodite Urania, spiritual love, and Aphrodite Pandemos, carnal love. There is evidence that this might have been a more complex matter in historical religion, however.

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** Played straight in the Literature/BookOfRevelation, however.Literature/BookOfRevelation. The Whore of Babylon (a personification of a culture of corruption, idolatry, and immorality) is contrasted to the pure Bride of Christ (the church).
* The Many a philosopher have portrayed the two aspects of Aphrodite from Myth/ClassicalMythology as the heavenly Aphrodite Urania, spiritual love, and Aphrodite Pandemos, carnal love. There is evidence that this might have been a more complex matter in historical religion, however.
* Inverted in the
Mesoamerican legend of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xtabay Xtabay]] inverts this.Xtabay]]. Xkeban was promiscuous but kind and humble. Utz-Colel was chaste but selfish and haughty. When Xkeban died, her body emitted a perfume scent and her grave grew beautiful flowers. Utz-Colel felt shocked and jealous, vowing that her death would be more beautiful, only for a putrid scent and an ugly plant to birth during her funeral. Afterwards, Utz-Colel became the eponymous sex demon out jealousy for her rival and the misbelief that promiscuity (rather than kindness) had been the key to her success.
* How many a philosopher have portrayed the two aspects of [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Aphrodite]]: the heavenly Aphrodite Urania, spiritual love, and Aphrodite Pandemos, carnal love. There is evidence that this might have been a more complex matter in historical religion, however.
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* ''VideoGame/StarFox'' provides a meta example in Krystal--{{canon}}ically she remains rather pure, if not romantically inactive, while the fan commmunity--notably, the UsefulNotes/FurryFandom--uses her as a prime source of [[ADateWithRosiePalms entertainment]].



* A variant in ''VideoGame/{{Psychonauts}}:'' when [[TheStoic Sasha Nein]] was a child he wanted to know more about his MissingMom, but his dad was reluctant to discuss her. Eventually Sasha started reading his dad's mind, and got some happy images of her as an angel in Heaven--but, when he dug too deep, also got some more...[[DirtyMindReading personal]] memories of her. It's implied this made the father-son relationship a bit awkward, and inspired Sasha to leave home as soon as possible.

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* A variant Surprisingly averted in ''VideoGame/ProfessorLaytonAndTheDiabolicalBox''. Although Sophia, a British noblewoman, [[spoiler:[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar had an illegitimate child]] with her fiancée, Anton]], no one is bothered by her sexual history, not to mention her unlockable profile reveals that "kind and honest, she was loved by all".
*
''VideoGame/{{Psychonauts}}:'' when When [[TheStoic Sasha Nein]] was a child child, he wanted to know more about his MissingMom, but his dad was reluctant to discuss her. Eventually Sasha started reading his dad's mind, and got some happy images of her as an angel in Heaven--but, when he dug too deep, also got some more...[[DirtyMindReading personal]] memories of her. It's implied this made the father-son relationship a bit awkward, and inspired Sasha to leave home as soon as possible.possible.
* ''VideoGame/StarFox'' provides a meta example in Krystal--{{canon}}ically she remains rather pure, if not romantically inactive, while the fan commmunity--notably, the UsefulNotes/FurryFandom--uses her as a prime source of [[ADateWithRosiePalms entertainment]].



* Played with a couple of times in Kate Beaton's 'Webcomic/HarkAVagrant' but most notably [[http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=391 here]] where the "Body Police" arrest the recently deflowered girl because there's only room for Madonnas and Whores[[note]]And ugly hags of course. And basic bitches[[/note]]
* Porrim from ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' blurs the lines between the two, being attractive and unabashedly promiscuous while also the friendly TeamMom. Her post-Scratch self The Dolorosa and her descendant Kanaya are much closer to the Madonna side of this trope, and in the case of The Dolorosa she literally ''was'' the Troll Madonna as the adoptive mother of Troll CrystalDragonJesus.



* Porrim from ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' blurs the lines between the two, being attractive and unabashedly promiscuous while also the friendly TeamMom. Her post-Scratch self The Dolorosa and her descendant Kanaya are much closer to the Madonna side of this trope, and in the case of The Dolorosa she literally ''was'' the Troll Madonna as the adoptive mother of Troll CrystalDragonJesus.
* Played with a couple of times in Kate Beaton's 'Webcomic/HarkAVagrant' but most notably [[http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=391 here]] where the "Body Police" arrest the recently deflowered girl because there's only room for Madonnas and Whores[[note]]And ugly hags of course. And basic bitches[[/note]]



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* Gender-inverted with WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick, WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows and WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic. In the Chick's eyes, Todd is the every way perfect man who'll fix her, and she's driving herself crazy in order to attain him. Critic on the other hand, is the comfortable flirt who jacks off butter and sings about how everyone should be slutty, but is just too fucked up for her to think a proper relationship with him could work.

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* Gender-inverted Gender Inverted with WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick, WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows and WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic. In the Chick's eyes, Todd is the every way perfect man who'll fix her, and she's driving herself crazy in order to attain him. Critic on the other hand, is the comfortable flirt who jacks off butter and sings about how everyone should be slutty, but is just too fucked up for her to think a proper relationship with him could work.



* In ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/interlude-24-donation-bonus-1/ Interlude 24 (Donation Bonus #1)]], the superhero Defiant recalls having invoked this trope in a discussion of gender roles with [[spoiler:Dragon]], suggesting that [[spoiler:she was the feminine ideal because, as an AI, she could be both]]. [[NoSocialSkills He is subsequently bewildered by the fact that she found this offensive.]]


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* In ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/interlude-24-donation-bonus-1/ Interlude 24 (Donation Bonus #1)]], the superhero Defiant recalls having invoked this trope in a discussion of gender roles with [[spoiler:Dragon]], suggesting that [[spoiler:she was the feminine ideal because, as an AI, she could be both]]. [[NoSocialSkills He is subsequently bewildered by the fact that she found this offensive.]]


* In ''Series/TheHandmaidsTale'', women in [[NoWomansLand Gilead]] are expected to be either daughters and wives (which are the most respectable position in society) or Handmaids (forced to be [[BreedingSlave breeding slaves]]) and Jezebels (forcibly turned into [[SexSlave pleasure slaves]]), both of which are reserved for "unruly", "fallen" or "rebel" women. Curiously there are classes such as the Aunts ([[DrillSergeantNasty drill sergeant nasties]] for Handmaids) and Marthas (domestic workers) that fit neither classification.

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* In ''Series/TheHandmaidsTale'', women in [[NoWomansLand Gilead]] are expected to be either daughters and wives (which are the most respectable position in society) or Handmaids (forced to be [[BreedingSlave breeding slaves]]) and Jezebels (forcibly turned into [[SexSlave pleasure slaves]]), both of which are reserved for "unruly", "fallen" or "rebel" women. Curiously there are classes such as the Aunts ([[DrillSergeantNasty drill sergeant nasties]] for Handmaids) and Marthas (domestic workers) that fit neither classification.
classification. (This may be because, particularly in the novel, the Aunts and Marthas were ''usually'' women who were unmarried, and too old to bear children (and thus [[OldMaid too old]] to either ''get'' married or become Handmaids or Jezebels.)

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