Doug Wilson: Women’s Marchers “Nasty Canaanite Women”

It didn't take evangelical pastor Doug Wilson long to weigh in on the Women's March. A couple days ago there were “women’s marches” all over the country. It was a very important event I hear tell. Momentous.  Charged with meaning. Galvanizing. It was sort of like a Tea Party protest of the left, only without any particular point. Doug Wilson is a troll. It's not hard at all to look up what the marches were about. I wouldn't feel the need to respond, given Wilson's well-known penchant for intent … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 104: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]


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Saturday Link Love: Self-Segregation, Being Rude to Kids, and More LGBT Adults

Saturday Link Love is a new feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier.White America Is Quietly Self-Segregating, on Vox---"When it comes time for the housing search, black and Latino residents look in neighborhoods that are as diverse as they say they want. White residents "give a socially acceptable answer in the abstract," Krysan said, but they end … [Read more...]


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Voice in the Wind: Let’s Get Started

Last week I asked asked you to vote on of three works of Christian fiction I should review here. I just read through that entire thread tabulating your votes, and A Voice in the Wind received more votes than both The Vision and Forbid Them Not combined.Now, several of you expressed concern that A Voice in the Wind may be less fun to review because Francine Rivers is widely accepted as a good writer. I think that will probably be offset by both her gender politics and the historical setting sh … [Read more...]


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Martin Luther King, Jr., Shape-Shifter

According to the Washington Post: Ohio’s governor says Americans shouldn’t focus so much on the highest-level people when there are ways to tackle many societal problems at the local and individual levels.Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) spoke Monday in Atlanta at the King Center on the holiday honoring its namesake, Martin Luther King Jr.Kasich says King got the attention of people in power through a “bottom-up” approach worth emulating. Kasich says efforts such as addressing drug … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 103: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]


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Saturday Link Love: Academia, Drug Users, and Health Insurance

Saturday Link Love is a new feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier.Look What They Make You Give, on Vitae---"I asked my husband: 'What other line of work encourages you to train for as much as a decade, and leaves you potentially without an opportunity for local work?'"We Are on the Verge of Darkness, on Foreign Policy---"We forget at our per … [Read more...]


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