Quoting Quiverfull: Raped? Don’t Stay Angry at Your Rapist Overnight?

by Doug Wilson of Blog and Mablog - The Manna of AngerEditor's note: A little good does not leaven or dismiss the toxic in Wilson's continuing advice to this supposedly fictional abused young girl. Be angry, acknowledge your anger but don't keep being angry is no answer! While volunteering and helping others can help you in recovery the most critical helpful bit that Wilson and others miss is ongoing counseling from a licensed mental health professional. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: No Bitterness Allowed if Sexually Assaulted?

by Doug Wilson from Blog and Mablog - Waiting for the Rat to DieEditor's note: The unquoted bits of this deal with the Christian trope of forgiveness not matter what. At least he didn't insist on immediate and full forgiveness of this fictional sexual assault victim towards the person that abused her. This idea about not being 'bitter' in the aftermath is so inappropriate on many different levels. It's more victim silencing. … [Read more...]

The GOP is Imploding as Evangelicals Support Donald Trump

I suppose we should really discuss what's been going down in the last 24 hours in the 2016 race for President of the United States. I don't want to, but things are moving at such a speed and with topics that are so cringe-worthy that it bears discussion. … [Read more...]

News: Danica Dillon’s Lawsuit Against Josh Duggar Dismissed

Today it was announced that the courts ended Danica Dillon nee Ashley Stamm-Northup's law suit. She will not be able to refile and will have to bear all the costs of her legal defense. Josh Duggar agreed to not file his evidence that claims he was not at the strip club on the days the rough sex sexual assaults or anything else in regards to the allegations. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Porn and Sex Ed Created Rape Culture?

by Johnathon Van Maren from Life Site.Com - Porn is fueling a new, violent sexual ideology in our teens. It has to stopEditor's note: And male privilege and patriarchy becoming main stream isn't? He bases his findings on research among Britain's teens. More Evangelical fear-mongering? What do you think dear readers? … [Read more...]

On Disguising Logical Fallacies in ‘Feminist’ Arguments

by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons While the following may not be a completely universal experience, in my experience it tends to be a common one: when a rape victim starts talking about their experience (especially on the internet), inevitably someone somewhere is going to say something along the lines of “you need to take responsibility for your own choices that led to this.” And then they are shocked– shocked, I say– when someone responds with “stop victim blaming us.” After all, how could they be victim blaming? Didn’t you just hear them argue for agency and autonomy? They are the real feminist in this conversation because real feminists “acknowledge that … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Biblical Solution to False Rape Accusations?

by  Gary DeMar at both Ladies Against Feminism and Godfather Politics - A Biblical Solution to False Rape ChargesIf I'm not mistaken they seem to be advocating either jail time or death for false accusers. Is this really any way to solve a problem? … [Read more...]

roses – how the purity culture taught me to be abused

by Samantha[warning: I am going to be talking about sensitive, sex-related issues today, including rape and sexual assault. ]First, let me share my rationale … [Read more...]