Your Very Cells Call the Divine into Ending Our Rape Culture

Audrie Pott

After my last post about the Patheos theme of “Defining Moments” Mike Helbert left the comment, “It’s been awhile!” (Thanks for your note Mike!) It’s been awhile because I’ve been speechlessly saddened over the past several weeks as I listened to news story after story about young women committing suicide after being raped, often not [Read More...]

This isn’t about Beyoncé. It’s about sex.

Image by Chris Gaythen/Getty Images from Buzzfeed.com

What would it look like for women to truly, publicly, culturally claim our  power over our female sexuality? Would it look like a typical male lap-dance fantasy? Would it look like holding it closer and more geared for our own fulfillment? Or do we even know? I’m ready to start trying to find out… [Warning: [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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