The Worst Lie of Election 2012: Women Are “Shiny Objects” of “Distraction”

A stamp commemorates suffrage; a woman's right to vote was ratified in 1920. Our votes to sustain our rights are increasingly important in 2012.

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Eve Up His Sleeve: The Political Spin on Original Sin

Whose fruit is it, anyway? Photo by Kazuma Ogaeri.

Why women of Christian faith – and all political persuasions – must speak out against politicians who use “’biblical authority” against our full equality. Despite the separation of church and state, politicians have long consulted their faith in policy making, and at times that’s where some of the best ideas for leading justly have originated. Politicians [Read More...]

Would the ‘Biblical God’ Laugh at Tosh’s Rape Jokes?

How do women of faith fight the rape culture? Picture yourself and five of your girlfriends sitting around the table talking. Visualize the details of their faces, listen to their laughs, the familiarity of their voices. Hear each one talk about her career, her relationships, her dreams for her future. Now realize that one has [Read More...]


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