Love, Joy, FeminismHow Treating Sexual Thoughts as “Sin” Undermines Relationships
As an evangelical child and adolescent, I grew up thinking that I would marry a man who would spend his entire life struggling with lustful thoughts, that he would need an accountability partner to help prevent him from cheating on me, and that from time to time he would come to me and confess some "sexual sin," whether that be sexual thoughts or pornography use. I anticipated standing by my man as he spent his life battling with sexual desire.
DanthropologyFox News mocks Caitlyn Jenner after Vanity Fair cover released
I posted a comment on Facebook earlier today shaming Fox News for their poor coverage of Caitlyn Jenner’s Vanity Fair cover, referring to her as Bruce (her former name) and avoiding using gender pronouns at all costs, opting instead of call her “Jenner” or “the reality show star.” It now appears it is even worse [Read More...]
Progressive Secular HumanistScott Walker Claims Mandatory Ultrasounds Are ‘Cool’
Not Cool: Wisconsin Governor and Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker thinks harassing women who want an abortion by forcing them to undergo an unwanted and unnecessary medical procedures is “cool.” Walker made some obnoxious and offensive comments concerning women and reproduction last week in an interview with conservative talk radio host Dana Loesch. On the [Read More...]
What Would JT Do (WWJTD)Tweet of the Day: That escalated quickly.
Well, since we’re all good and depressed now over that last post, how about something funny? I think I’ve already seen the tweet of the day, even though the day still has 14 hours remaining: That escalated quickly. pic.twitter.com/5zDU5kM48w — You had one job (@_youhadonejob) June 2, 2015 Doing something you like that’s fun for [Read More...]
Love, Joy, FeminismWhat You Need to Know about the Josh Duggar Police Report
New readers may be interested in my previous writings on the Duggars, including Carefully Scripted Lives: My Concerns about the Duggars, written in February 2012 and An Open Letter... [Read More]
Progressive Secular HumanistOklahoma House passes bill restricting marriage to people of faith
A bill that would restrict the right to marry to people of faith and would mandate all marriage licenses be approved by a member of the clergy was approved by the Oklahoma state... [Read More]
Friendly AtheistAbout That ‘Common Core’ Math Problem Making the Rounds on Facebook…
Over the past week, I’ve seen this image multiple times on Facebook and elsewhere, a supposed denunciation of the Common Core version of math that kids are now learning: That... [Read More]
Rock Beyond BeliefThe Marine vs The Airman. The Brian Kolfage Lawsuit
*UPDATE* This post has been updated to properly reflect the court order As many of you are aware I have been embroiled in a defamation lawsuit since last May. For those that are... [Read More]