Saturday News Links May 11, 2013

 

Elizabeth Smart at a Johns Hopkins conference answers about her captivity show how an abstinence only sex education causes more harm than good – http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Latest-News-Wires/2013/0504/Elizabeth-Smart-speaks-on-human-trafficking

Another interesting take on the Elizabeth Smart ordeal -

http://thinkprogress.org/health/2013/05/06/1967591/elizabeth-smart-abstinence-ed/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_content=tpsmart_may13&utm_campaign=healthfb&&mobile=nc

For those of you that deal with concerned Christian friends this is a very good response – http://new.exchristian.net/2013/05/a-letter-to-concerned-christian-friend.html

Some interesting Mother’s Day thoughts from the Strong Families blog – http://www.reproductivejusticeblog.org/2013/05/the-sacrifices-i-was-raised-on-how.html

HSLDA: Turning a blind eye to the abuses in some homeschooling situations – http://www.patheos.com/blogs/lovejoyfeminism/2013/05/hslda-man-who-kept-children-in-cages-a-her.html

Recovering Grace, a community of people raised in Gothardism, posted this week on the dangers of teaching emotional purity and courtship – http://www.recoveringgrace.org/2011/07/emotionalpurity/

Religion’s Cell on submission of women to men in Christianity – http://religionscell.wordpress.com/must-women-obey-their-husbands/

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NLQ Recommended Reading …

Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment‘ by Janet Heimlich

Quivering Daughters‘ by Hillary McFarland

Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement‘ by Kathryn Joyce

 

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