Fun is Not in the Bible, You Say?

by Cindy Foster cross posted from her blog Baptist Taliban and BeyondI borrowed this from a facebook status today. It reminded me of a particular notion The Preacher was ‘inspired’ with and later emphasized in a sermon. … [Read more...]

Fascinating Womanhood Review: Introduction

by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The DragonsIn the quoted portions, bold are my emphasis, italics are hers. That, folks, is what we’re going to be talking about today, and I’m going to start us off with a short explanation of what the male gaze is. … [Read more...]

Speaking Strongly While Female

by Kristen Rosser cross posted from her blog Wordgazer's WordsI don't generally watch Fox News.  But this discussion hosted by Megyn Kelly at Fox News in response to this Fox News discussion hosted by Lou Dobbs, … [Read more...]

Future Husbands: Your Future Wife Does Not Belong to You

by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating the Dragons So, I keep swearing to myself that I won’t keep writing reactionary posts. I do. I really do. I make all these beautiful promises about keeping my head down, not getting involved when someone says something unintelligent . . . … [Read more...]

My Birdie

by Mari cross posted from her blog Mari's MusesI got a parakeet last week.Solomon is a beautiful shade of blue. … [Read more...]

Why Are We Leaving the Church?

by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons[I originally wrote this for Christianity Today's her.meneutics after my pitch was accepted, but they have decided not to publish it, so I've decided to post it here.] … [Read more...]

“How Male-Dominated Religion Bleeds Women” Article Challenged and Explained

by Cindy Foster cross-posted from her blog Baptist Taliban and Beyond After much time and thought, I felt it appropriate to address the concerns … [Read more...]

Who Was That Masked Man?: Food Insecurity

by CaluluLast night as I was channel surfing I ran across a political show that was talking about how Congressman Steven Fincher … [Read more...]

Quiverfull Mega-Moms Matter the Mostest

by Vyckie GarrisonLast month I was invited to participate in a panel discussion on Women Leaving Religion at the Center For Inquiry's Women in Secularism conference in Washington, DC. … [Read more...]

Sexism, Judgement Day and Forgetting as a Survival Tool

by Sierra cross posted from her blog the phoenix and olive branchSometimes, my mind goes through a litany of abuse that I can’t stop. From my father’s intimidation to the men in trucks who ran me off the road … [Read more...]