Guest Posting Opportunities

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I'm interested in offering more guest posting opportunities. I've posted guest posts in the past for specific series - on evangelicalism, on homeschooling, on purity rings, etc. But I'm open to doing more than that.As my blog has grown, I've come to appreciate the power the blogosphere offers for creating and developing, spreading, and disseminating ideas and viewpoints. While reading the comments left by readers over the past month and a half I've also come to appreciate the untapped talent … [Read more...]

My Top Ten Posts of 2012

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I've put up literally hundreds of posts over the past year, so I thought I'd take a moment to look back at the ten posts that got the most traffic. Unfortunately, something got reset when I moved my blog to Patheos this past March, so this list is actually the top ten posts of the last ten months. I'll add a moment of commentary after each.1o. So you say you don’t hate gay people, Part IVThis post was the one where I introduced the sexual ethics graph I later highlighted in my post A Ta … [Read more...]

Please toot your own horn!


I've noticed that some of my readers have been using my comments sections, where relevant, to point to their own blog or to a post they once wrote. This is completely fine by me, but since some of you have expressed reticence about "tooting your own horn," I thought I'd create a post specifically for tooting your own horn.Do you have a blog? What topics do you blog about? Are there a couple of pieces you are especially proud of? Please share! … [Read more...]

Tip Jar and a Holiday Giving Opportunity

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A while back, I mentioned that using a google reader doesn't give my blog page views. Since I get paid for blogging based on how many page views I get, I suggested that those of you who use readers therefore might want to consider clicking through from time to time. At the time, one reader emailed me asking if I might consider setting up a "tip jar" so that google reader readers could contribute a little something without having to click through. Well, I've finally figured out how to do … [Read more...]

A Question Regarding Book Reviews


At the rate I am currently reviewing Created To Be His Help Meet, I will be reviewing it for years. This isn't necessarily a problem except that I have other books I want to review in the same way, including:I Kissed Dating Goodbye, by Joshua HarrisSo Much More, by Anna Sophia and Elizabeth BotkinsTo Train Up a Child, by Michael PearlSo I thought I'd solicit your opinions. One option is that I can start posting Created To Be His Help Meet installations twice a week instead of … [Read more...]

Facebook and the Power of Social Media


In addition to a twitter account, Love, Joy, Feminism now has a facebook page as well. If you have twitter or facebook, I encourage you to "follow" or "like" my blog!Those of you who have been around for a while remember that I used to post "worthwhile reads" posts but then sort of mysteriously stopped. Well, I have been posting every "worthwhile read" I come upon on twitter, and things are now set up such that each of those will also go to the Love, Joy, Feminism facebook page. So if you're … [Read more...]

A Welcome for New Readers


Monday's post on losing faith in the pro-life movement went viral, so I'd like to give a little bit of orientation for new readers. First of all, if you're new here, welcome! If you read my post and are at all confused about where I now stand on the abortion issue, take a look at my page on women's reproductive rights. Next, I would encourage you to read my "about" page.As a brief introduction, I was raised in a large homeschooling family influenced by the Christian Patriarchy and Quiverfull … [Read more...]