Active Sexual Consent (and Dissent)

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Since Jonathan Korman wrote about consent, I’ve been giving it some deep thought. Including the comment by Niki Whiting on how women need to be educated about consent. And I’ve been thinking of it in context of the freak out in the atheist community [Read More…]

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Gender, Sex, Fat Acceptance and Other Weird Stuff

Buckle up. This is going to be a rambler. All across my social media I’m finding really interesting ideas about gender politics, sexuality, and fat acceptance. And all these posts seem to be connected in tenuous ways that I don’t have the mental bandwidth to explore deeply today. The first post is by the fabulous [Read More…]

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Violence, Children and Women

There seems to be a theme of violence in the news this morning, and before I attempt to wrap my head around the concept of idol-worship (stay tuned!) I want to talk about violence. The first regards a local story on WSB of an investigation into child abuse because of a Santeria ritual. A daycare [Read More…]

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Request for Support on Georgia Harassment Story

This has been going on in my “backyard” and has been covered by The Wild Hunt already. Even with a thriving Jewish, Hindu, Muslim and Pagan population in the Atlanta area, this is still a part of the country where being religious means you’re a Protestant Christian. I have to say I’m impressed by the [Read More…]

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