Saturday Link Love: Domestic Abuse, David Barton, Scurvy, and Interrupting Children

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.Beyond Abuse He Never Hit Me, on HuffPost Women Saeed and Naghmeh Abedini — Two Kinds of Violence, Both Still a Prison, on Spiritual Sounding Board Millennials and Abuse: What We Can Learn from This Hopeful Generation, on Religion News Service Politics David Barton: Thomas Jeff … [Read more...]


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Anonymous Tip: The Lefty Judge

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 199-200This week is full of procedural detail, and I initially thought it was mostly filler. But as I looked more closely, I realized that it is actually extremely important to what is going on here---perhaps even the heart of the message Farris is trying to offer his readers.It's Monday morning now, and Peter has nearly finished his civil rights complaint. Joe suggests some changes, Sally types up a cover sheet, and it's good to … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 52: 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: Bible Verse Blunders, Rotating Bishops, and Missing Action Figures

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. Blame Shifting Carly Fiorina Accused Of Crashing Kids’ Field Trip And Ushering Them To Anti-Abortion Rally, on Think Progress Donald Trump Acknowledges Bible Verse Blunder, Then Blames it on Christian Right Leader, on Friendly Atheist Sarah Palin Blames President Obama for Her S … [Read more...]


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Anonymous Tip: In Which Gwen Gets Saved

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 195-198I am beyond frustrated with this section. Just beyond frustrated. Peter waited anxiously in the church parking lot for Gwen, Casey, and the Mansfields. He had barely slept all night, even though he left Gwen's by ten-thirty. His hear and his spirit did battle as he replayed over and over Aaron's counsel from Friday morning. He knew it was right for Gwen to come to church, but, nonetheless, he was worried about what Aaron … [Read more...]


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Mary Lambert and the Ups and Downs of Being a Survivor

In the time I've spent around survivor communities, one thing I've noticed is an alternating feeling of euphoria and despair. It is not uncommon for a person to feel they can take on the world one day and to feel like all they want to do is curl up and hide the next day. I've watched this happen in various online communities as someone freshly liberated from an abusive home environment will post one day about how incredibly happy she is, as though she is floating, and the next day she'll post in … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 51: 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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