Tag Archives: Religion

The Slippery Slope of “Religious” Freedom versus Human Rights

Tweet News of the result of the Burnwell v Hobby Lobby Stores case reached my ears at the worst possible moment, surrounded by staunch Republicans in the great state of South Carolina. I spent the week at home deflecting backhanded comments about those damn liberals and their slow and steady destruction of the America we know and [...]
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Today’s Modern Harems

TweetJillian Lauren was raised in a typical middle class New Jersey family. But as a teenager, she went down an unexpected road, dropping out of college, becoming an escort and spending a year and a half living in the harem of Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei. Now a New York Times bestselling author, she is taking a [...]
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Am I a whore then?

TweetI love the idea of protecting our children. We need to. Desperately. From rape and sexual assault. From trafficking. From child abuse and intimate violence. Never from their own bodies. That is some flipped upside down, turned inside out and got it all backwards kind of s*** that teaches “blame the victim” early on. If [...]
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When sexism endangers innocent lives

TweetOver the past few days, I’ve been following discussions stemming from this appalling story over at Stuff Fundies Like. Honestly, the way Pensacola Christian College treated this young woman is wrong on so many levels that I don’t even know where to start. I’m just going to address the overreaching theme here, which is so [...]
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Policing bodies

TweetIntroduction: This was a post I wrote for the site http://youngmormonfeminists.org/. I was born and raised a Mormon but left the religion several years ago and became an atheist. I wrote this for the site because most of my family and friends are still in the church and I wanted to address issues that they face constantly. It is [...]
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