Dear Victims of Josh Duggar

by Chan Bernat shared from Facebook with author's permission.Editor's note: I think all of us would want to say this to Josh's victimsDear Victims of Josh Duggar: As the news unfolds and the secrets are expunged and revealed in graphic and horrifying clarity, I want to say…it’s not OK.It’s not OK to have your dignity stolen from you.It’s not OK to have your soul violated. Your body violated. … [Read more...]

News: Today’s Crop of Articles on Josh Duggar’s Sex Crimes

A round up of thought provoking articles on the situation with the Duggar family and son Josh after the revelations of his serial sexual abuse of young women.From The Washington Post -  The Duggar's dangerous cult of purityThe Post doesn't tell the disgusting licked unwrapped candy bar story that is often used to illustrate purity, but they have one straight from Michelle Duggar that is equally bad. They are right, we do need to push back against this dangerous type of thinking. … [Read more...]

News: Josh Duggar Articles and an Apology

Rather than recap a few and keep editing new ones in I'm going to provide a daily round up of articles until TLC does the right thing and cancels "19 Kids & Counting" Right now they've pulled all reruns of the show until June 1st. The first of next month they start airing the show again. No decision on if they will pull the show permanently or just axe Josh from the show and continue on.From TMZ: Josh Duggar on the Chopping BlockDiscussion on if they will continue the show without Josh on it. Apparently TLC is reluctant to let go of their fecundity-laced cash cow even if a crime was committed and they're showing possible victims. Mammon above all. TLC and the Duggars worship the … [Read more...]

TLC Dishoners Victims of Sexual Abuse With All Josh Duggar Marathon

by Suzanne TitkemeyerAfter yesterday's shocking news that Josh Duggar, eldest son of TLC's reality television stars Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, confessed to sexually assaulting underage girls during his teenage years you'd think that The Learning Channel might have decided to do the responsible thing and not show last night's regularly scheduled “19 Kids & Counting” episode.In fact, they did nothing of the sort. Instead they chose to air a “19 Kids & Counting” marathon, rife with Josh-centric episodes. … [Read more...]

News: Jackson Brothers Plead Guilty of Raping Sister

Remember when Eric Jackson came forward at his North Carolina church to confess that he and his brothers started raping their sister at age four and continued until she was fifteen? Four of the six brothers have pled guilty of the sexual abuse and been sentenced. Two other brothers will be tried at a later date. More from Raw Story - … [Read more...]

It’s Okay, Josh Duggar Is An Alleged Pedophile, But He’s Not Gay

by S. J. Reidhead cross posted from her blog The Pink FlamingoUpdated: I think no one picked up on the fact that Ms. Reidhead was speaking sarcastically and everyone believed in the seriousness of her words, leading to many nasty things being said in the comments. This piece is meant to be tongue in cheek and flip. Comments disabled until things calm down. We all owe the author an apology.(Editor's note: Author mentions Kate Hunt and if you're like me and not sure who she is or what happened with her there is more here and here. As always, views expressed are the author's views.)Josh Duggar is not gay.  It’s okay, he’s just an alleged pedophile who has allegedly molested 4 of his … [Read more...]

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NLQ Question of the Week: Why Do Quiverfull Women Pick Husband Over Children?

This is a new series we’re going to start running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.Today's question comes directly out of the recent case in Texas of a Quiverfull by adoption father who admitted to raping his daughters and is now going to jail for 37 years. Even though he's admitting to harming their daughters with years of physical sexual abuse this man, Travis Yates, has his wife standing by him like he did nothing wrong. From Dr. Danny Day's blog and petition - Woman Stands By Husband After He Confesses To Raping Daughters … [Read more...]

Updated 6:30 – In Touch Has Copy of Josh Duggar Sex Offender Police Report

Looks more and more likely that the rumor of Josh sexually molesting someone is true. Amazing that they were able to bury all of this for such a long time. In Touch Weekly has a copy of the police report posted at their site and had this additional information on the allegations: … [Read more...]

News Update: Josh Duggar Sexual Abuse Rumors Hitting Main Stream Media

Now the allegations published in In Touch Weekly have started to hit more legitimate news organizations such as Salon, and Zap2it (part of the Chicago Tribune media group). It's not just the Inquistr and other tabloids like Hello commenting on it.  Josh and Anna plus kids faced paparazzi landing at Reagan National airport in Arlington, Virginia.Time will tell how far the story goes and if it will spark a demand from the general public for TLC to cancel the Duggar's television show "19 Kids & Counting" … [Read more...]

News: Josh Duggar – Sexual Abuser Rumors Possibly True?

This evening while perusing Facebook  found a disturbing link to a story about Josh Duggar at the Facebook group page Duggar Family News. They posted a link to a story that seems to confirm the ten years of rumors we've all heard about Josh, that he was sexually inappropriate with an under age girl. The article at In Touch magazine confirms that there was a police report that was never investigated until after the statue of limitations had already passed on any possible crime. The article claims Josh is an “alleged offender” in an underage sexual abuse probe.From In Touch - '19 Kids and Counting' Son Named In Underaged Sex Probe (If that title isn't click bait I don't know what is..) … [Read more...]