Surprise! Evangelical Efforts Against Sex-Trafficking are “Colonialist”!

Editor’s Note: Erik Campano has been conducting a series of interviews for Patheos around the issue of human trafficking. I’ll publish more of those soon. One particularly provocative interview was published over at the News and Politics Channel, of Yvonne Zimmerman. Zimmerman is quite critical of evangelical anti-trafficking efforts, in part because they focus on [Read More…]

Jokes That Aren't Funny: Prisoner Rape

Before Thanksgiving, I joked that many men would not object to the TSA pat-down procedure if it were administered by Victoria’s Secret supermodels.  It is obviously true, and I meant it not to objectify women but to mock men.  Still, a faithful reader objected that I was making light of something serious, and that our [Read More…]