The C-Word: Hate Speech in Heels

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We talked about the C-word in class last week. It was part of a broader discussion about offensive words and how the majority of the name-calling we do in this culture is gender-specific, designed to denigrate women. And isn’t that in itself a form of hate speech? The C-word ranks as one of the most degrading of [Read More...]

You’re not the boss of me

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(Editor’s note) My friend Bert Montgomery (now a blogger for the HuffPo)  has been urging me to check out Pam Hogeweide’s blog. Pam and I tried to meet up this past Feb. at the Justice Conference in Portland but somehow missed each other. Pam wrote a terrific post this week about her Failed Christian Marriage. Pam’s [Read More...]

A Woman’s Moral DNA

You remember that old nursery rhyme, don’t you? What are little boys made of? Snips and snails, and puppy dogs tails That’s what little boys are made of ! What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice and all things nice That’s what little girls are made of!   Well according to a new [Read More...]


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