Sexuality has intrinsic moral implications. Brundage notes that medieval "penitentials occasionally mentioned female autoeroticism and lesbianism. In the least, the practice of self-pleasure is viewed as not honoring the purpose of God's gift of sexuality. A Memoir of Reluctant Chastity , she holds an M. Like sex itself, masturbation is sinful only insofar as you use it sinfully. And it's difficult, to say the least, to reconcile that consumption and the support it gives to the adult entertainment industry with the Christian commitments of justice and love. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.