Southern Baptist Leader Blames “Pagan Patriarchy” for Donald Trump’s Attacks on Heidi Cruz

In the battle between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz’s wife, Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore knows who’s to blame for this embarrassing back and forth. And it’s not the GOP.


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Conservative PAC Slut-Shames Melania Trump in Bid to Boost Ted Cruz

There are roughly a million and one good reasons to oppose a Donald Trump presidency. So what, with so many prime targets, would a conservative anti-Trump super PAC like Make America Awesome go with?

Demonstrating yet again the Republican Party’s progressive stance on women’s issues, they’ve released an ad in Utah targeting Trump’s wife, Melania, and her modeling days.

The new Facebook ads feature a photo of her posing nude, with the caption “Meet Melania Trump. Your next first lady. Or, you could support Ted Cruz on Tuesday.”


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Christian Preacher Elaborates on Why Women Shouldn’t Wear Pants

Christian Pastor Steven Anderson spent part of a recent sermon up at a whiteboard detailing to his congregation what clothes men and women should wear.

Pants? Don’t you dare think about being a woman who wears pants. Skirts? A dress? Fine. But no pants. Because Jesus.


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Christian Purity Site: Girls Who Dress Immodestly Reduce Their Own “Value and Respect”

The purity culture group Secret Keeper Girl posted an odd message for young women last week, comparing them to iPads and suggesting that Jesus won’t love them if they don’t cover up their bodies:

Here’s the original post in all its grammatical/format sloppiness:


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Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Called Feminists “Angry, Militant, Man-Hating Lesbians”

Earlier in the week I covered some remarkably homophobic columns written by Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley (who was temporarily appointed to the bench by Governor Scott Walker last year and is currently running for election). Penned for her college paper, the “pro-life” Bradley showed unabashed contempt for gay people and AIDS victims (whom she referred to as “degenerate drug addicts and queers”) and complete disregard for their lives (saying they “deservedly receive none of [her] sympathy”).


I noted at the time that the columns, despite having been written in the 90s, were relevant due to the position Bradley has and hopes to retain, as well as her continued embrace of social conservatism — there just isn’t good evidence to suggest that her opinions have shifted, and as a Supreme Court justice who can have significant impact on the lives and rights of LGBT Wisconsinites, that matters.

Well, One Wisconsin Now (the liberal group that uncovered those columns) has found additional writings by Bradley in which she shares her disturbing views on women. A couple of themes become apparent in her pieces. First is all the judgment (still reflected in her more recent writings, where she refers to contraceptive use as murder). Victim blaming is another big one.

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