Quoting Quiverfull: Part 1 – Questioning Your Husband Destroys Your Marriage?

by Debi Pearl from No Greater Joy - Questions a Wife Can Ask to Tear Down Her HouseEditor's note: It's amazing how fearful most women are in the world of Evangelicalism and how weak, ineffectual and insecure the men seem to be. How does anything get done on a practical gut level if interacting, have real important discussions and having any human needs is so threatening? Miserable and frustrating way to live. Please do not take Debi Pearl's toxic marriage advice. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Legalized Female Rebellion?

by Larry Solomon of Biblical Gender Roles - The American Idol of EqualityEditor's note: Why is it I hear Larry speaking all of this in a super whiny voice, like a man begging his betters for something? Without the Bible making others somehow 'lesser' than Larry might be the only way anyone will ever show him even the slightest respect. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Women Should Have No Rights?

by Steven L. Anderson as quoted by Church and State - Conservative Pastor Preaches That Women Should Be Banned From Voting And Confined To Their HomesEditor's note: Just like Larry Solomon of Biblical Gender Roles Steven Anderson wants women to be owned property, owned by their husbands without any say or rights over their own lives. Very complimentarian and fundamentalist, this type of thinking sets up an environment where spousal abuse flourishes. … [Read more...]

Cersei Lannister, Rape Culture, and a Lot of Me Flipping the Bird in General

by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating The DragonsTrigger Warning: Sexual violence I’ve read G. R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire up through Feast of Crows, and I’m currently reading Dance of Dragons, albeit slowly. The books are a struggle for me to read, as an abuse and rape survivor. I do enjoy them, although I caution people to engage with Martin’s world critically. He’s been hailed by a lot of people as a “feminist” writer, but I am extremely hesitant to think of him in those terms (read Sady Doyle’s piece there– it’s both hysterically funny and insightful). … [Read more...]