Jan. 29 Flashback: Pass the mic

Jan. 29 Flashback: Pass the mic January 29, 2022

This blog is so old people used to find it through AltaVista.

From January 29, 2013, “A simple suggestion to help phase out all-male panels at [church] conferences“:

An excellent idea — too good not to steal.

Rosen’s point, and her pledge, seem applicable and desperately needed for the realm of church and theology conferences as well. So let’s adapt and adopt her pledge accordingly:

“I will not speak on or moderate all-male panels at church and theology conferences.”

But then involving more people means applying more pressure for change. And involving more people also empowers more people to be the kind of people who can bring about change.

So let’s adapt this pledge further to be something that those of us who aren’t the sort of people usually invited to speak on or moderate all-male panels can participate in as well:

“I will not speak on or moderate or attend all-male panels at church and theology conferences.”

Read the whole post here.


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