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December 02, 2015
White Conservative Evangelical Heteropatriarchal Terrorism in a Gun Culture Hating Planned Parenthood
I’ve been too unspeakably angry about the terrorist attack on Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs...
September 24, 2015
Gender Equality & the #GlobalGoals as a #PrayerforEveryone
This week sees the launch of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, a series of...
July 27, 2015
Planned Parenthood Would Serve Mary
After dismissing the edited videos that pretend to catch Planned Parenthood staffers in a compromising...
March 31, 2015
When Religious Freedom Only Protects Heteropatriarchy
It’s not really religious freedom. Conservative politicians have been on a roll for the past...
September 11, 2014
Reproductive (in)Justice in Jacksonville
I wrote this piece in response to events in the Illinois town where I live,...
August 25, 2014
Consider this: George Fox University decided that references to sex in Title IX don’t include...
July 23, 2014
Heteropatriarchy With A Twist
These are confusing times. How can there be such swift and progressive action state by...
April 29, 2014
Religious Freedom … Really (UCC edition)
I’ve written before about the problems with so many claims of protecting “religious freedom” in...
March 27, 2014
Last night, I delivered the following as part of a series of "Big Tent" speeches...
March 24, 2014
This Week in Religious Freedom & Healthcare
This picture of me shouldn’t be revolutionary. And yet … Here is a great 90...
February 20, 2014
Religious Freedom … For Bosses Only?
On March 25, the Supreme Court will hear two cases in which the argument will...
October 18, 2013
Why Affordable Care Matters for Women
Given that the Affordable Care Act remains a political football more than three years after...
October 10, 2013
A ChildFull Life
Today is the third anniversary of Owen’s baptism. In the two previous years, I have...
October 03, 2013
Apply Now: Faith & Reproductive Justice Institute
If 2012 taught us anything, it was that the conservative forces seeking to deny women...
September 30, 2013
Pluralism, Marriage, & Religious Freedom
The following is an excerpt from a commentary I wrote for my local newspaper, the...
August 26, 2013
Fall Back Into School ~ Your Reading List
Fall semester classes start this week, so I thought I’d share the list of books...
July 29, 2013
Who Are The Women?
In the middle of a really good piece titled “The Reproductive Injustice and the ‘War...
July 12, 2013
“We Showed Up” :: Millennials & Reproductive Justice
Consider the masses of younger women who showed up at the Texas statehouse before and...
June 12, 2013
“Where is the Motherbody?”
Many good things can be said about Terry Tempest Williams’ 1991 spiritual memoir, Refuge. Its...
May 01, 2013
Chastity Brings May Flowers?
Well, that’s not exactly what I learned about how the bright spring blooms take hold....
February 27, 2013
“Our Multiple, Messy, In-Process Selves”
I first met Darcy Baxter several years ago at a Faith and Feminism conference at...
February 22, 2013
Christian Is as Christian Does
My colleague and fellow participant in the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute at The...
February 18, 2013
Conscience & Change
Mary Hunt makes some fantastic points in her reflection on the resignation announcement of Pope...
February 14, 2013
A Merry Feminist Valentine’s Day
Ms. Magazine offered this round-up of suggestions if you want to mark Valentine's Day with...
January 29, 2013
Justice, Compassion, Conscience & ‘Biblical Values’
Whenever someone claims to be talking about biblical values, they’re likely just telling you about...
January 25, 2013
Honorable Mention: Law Students for Reproductive Justice
One of the many great things about participating in the Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership...
January 16, 2013
Progress, Faith & Reproductive Justice as Roe Turns 40
For the past year I have been privileged to be part of the Faith and...
January 07, 2013
A Year of Wins: Faith & Reproductive Justice 2012
In so many ways, 2012 was a year of setbacks for women’s reproductive health. Katie...
December 21, 2012
Honorable Mention: Maddow Drops Mic
Just because this is quite possibly the best summary of the mad mad mad mad...
December 18, 2012
“God Bless the Revolution”
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