I’ve been blogging here for nine months now. I’ve laughed, I’ve cried, I’ve grown a lot. I’ve made new friends and thought and learned and become a stronger person. I’ve worked through a lot and analyzed just about everything. And now, I’m ready for a change. Or more specifically, a move.
I have, you see, been invited to join the FreeThought Blogs network. FreeThought Blogs brings together a group of individual blogs under one umbrella, which allows readers to easily move from one to another following their interests. As you might guess, this blogging network is united by “free thinking” – in other words, while they write about everything from science to politics to feminism, all of the bloggers on FreeThought Blogs are atheists of some sort or another.
Trust me when I say that this is an exciting opportunity. For one thing, FreeThought Blogs is home to many of my favorite blogs, including Pharyngula, Greta Christina, and Blag Hag. For another thing, FreeThought Blogs will likely give my writing greater exposure.
But never fear, Love, Joy, Feminism is not changing. My content will be the same. My blogging style will be the same. My comments policy will be the same. The range of topics I cover will be the same. It has always been my goal on this blog to approach issues with respect and understanding, and that goal won’t change.
I am going to clean this site up a bit and keep it here as a reference, especially dealing with issues regarding Christian Patriarchy and Quiverfull. Most of my past posts and archives will also transfer over to the new site. In the future, I may post articles I write that deal directly with Christian Patriarchy or Quiverfull here to augment this site’s purpose as a reference tool (if I do this I will either also post it on my FreeThoughts Blogs site, or at least post a link, so you don’t have to worry about following more than one site).
It is my hope that my regular readers will follow me to the new site. It is my hope that my religious readers won’t be put off by my move to an atheist blog network. Like I said, my comments policy won’t change. My attempt to address issues with understanding and graciousness won’t change. And finally, it is my hope that my new site will be as enjoyable and personable as so many of you have told me this site has been.
Here is the link to my new site: