How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pill – Part 2

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by Samantha cross posted from  her blog Defeating The DragonsPart 1 is here.Put in incredibly simple terms, hormonal birth control works thusly: Step 1 : it prevents ovulation. “Ovulation,” for the uninitiated, is when a mature egg is released from the ovary and become available for fertilization. … [Read more...]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pill, Part 1

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons When I was fourteen, I was diagnosed with Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). To cut a very long, and a very awkward, story short, hormonal birth control (also known as “the Pill”) is the only known treatment for it. It’s not a cure, but it works to mitigate the suffering for a lot of women who suffer with PCOS. But it’s the only treatment [edit: occasionally, blood sugar problems can be a part of PCOS, but not always, in my case it is not], because of how it works and what it does, but I’ll get to that in a bit tomorrow. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Navel Gazing Teens?

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by Scott Brown of The Marriage Blog and Ladies Against Feminism - The Problem With 17 Year-Olds Who Hang Around 17 Year-Olds Time Magazine recently came out with an article,“The New Greatest Generation”, contending that the idea of seventeen year olds hanging out with seventeen-year olds is a bad idea. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Practicing For Divorce?

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by Vaughn Ohlman of Persevero News - Practice For DivorceOur modern society… including the church, has implemented forms of getting married that are, literally, practice for divorce. Oh, they don’t go by that name, but they follow that pattern, they implement those principles. … [Read more...]

Fascinating Womanhood Review: The Ideal Woman

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The DragonsThis chapter is titled “The Ideal Woman: From a Man’s Point of View,” making sure, in case we forgot, that women’s lives need to revolve around men, and there’s also plenty of “if you don’t do what I tell you to, your husband will never love you” to go around. This is the chapter where she explains two terms that Helen will be using throughout the book: “angelic qualities,” and “human qualities.” There’s even an amazing little diagram at the end of the chapter: … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: What Boys Like?

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by Anna Sophia and Elizabeth Botkin of Visionary Daughters - Brothers and Sisters in Christ: How to Think About Young Men A number of young women have asked us about relationships with young men. They want to know how a young woman should interact with those of the opposite sex, or should she at all? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverful: Little Fairy Shoes, Gays and Womens Pants Suits Cause Major Fires?

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Pastors Kevin Swanson and Dave Buehner from Generations With Vision as quoted by Jonathan Hurley Org. in regards to the recent Colorado Springs fires. Quotations in italics. Swanson noted that a Denver Post photograph of State House Majority Leader Mark Ferrandino kissing his partner also helped trigger God’s wrath. … [Read more...]

Fascinating Womanhood Review: Celestial Love

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons[in quoted portions, bold is my emphasis, italics are hers] In this chapter, Helen will be laying out her explanation for the kind of love she wants the women who read this book to kindle in their husbands; technically, it’s still a part of what Helen included as the introduction, … [Read more...]

Saturday News Links: June 29, 2013

American Family Association Radio goes back into wacko land by claiming that the Democrats are about to make our president sit in the back of the bus. It really all does boil down to racism in extreme fundamentalism - … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: If She Only Knew?

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by Lisa Jacobson of  the blog Time Warp Wife on News.Com.Au Revealing how her son kept bumping into things in the store on a summer day, she asked him what was wrong and soon realised why he was keeping his head down, … [Read more...]


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