Sick of being “miss represented”

I watched a video today that made me cry.That's saying something, because my tear ducts are fairly selective about who they work for. I didn't even cry on The Lion King (and yes, I do have a heart, thank you very much).But this video, a trailer for the film Miss Representation,  made me cry, in sadness and in anger. In desperation and in frustration. I sincerely hope you'll take the time to watch it:This video made me cry because it hit so close to home.The video observes: "Girls get th … [Read more...]

I shouldn’t have to choose between sisters.

What's life like as a Christian feminist? One word:Tense.It's hard to feel completely at home with either group. The feminists that I know rarely agree with my Pro-Life stance on abortion. And the Christians that I know rarely agree with me on anything besides abortion.I hope I've managed to bridge a few gaps between the worlds.But wow, is there ever tension.I've had to sit through church sermons mocking feminists and I've had to sit through feminist meetings mocking Christians (even … [Read more...]


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