Worthwhile Reads: Bill Gothard, ATI, and Sexual Abuse

Recovering Grace has been doing a series on sexual abuse. Most of the stories involve ATI families, but some even involve Bill Gothard himself:

Exploited Innocence: Sexual Harassment at HQ

Sexual Harassment Part 2: “Aren’t you making too big an issue of this?”

A Difficult Journey

It’s All My Fault

Without an Umbrella in a Broken System

Choosing Both Forgiveness and Prosecution

Note: For those of you who may not know, Bill Gothard runs the Institute for Basic Life Principles (IBLP) which offers a homeschool program called the Advanced Training Institute (ATI). Gothard runs “ministries” and orphanages across the world. Gothard, who has never himself married, is one of the leaders of the Christian Patriarchy movement.

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Lesbian Duplex 149: An Open Thread
"I don't understand why, if he's as miserable in this relationship as he sometimes claims, ..."

Lesbian Duplex 149: An Open Thread
"No ritual, and this wasn't an official rule in our church (I don't think so, ..."

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