The Daily Beast published a vile and harmful piece about Chelsea Manning and prison rape. Here’s what we can do about it.
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I’ve been thinking today about the tensions between what should be the basis of collective morality and policy and the messy, complicated, imperfect realities of politics and social interaction.
I have a few more comments on the Doug/Jared Wilson fiasco. Perhaps needless to say, I don’t agree with the general consensus that the situation is temporarily resolved because Jared Wilson “apologized.” For one thing, in my opinion he did no such thing, and for another, an apology wasn’t really […]
(Note: This was originally published at Kiri 4.0.) So I’m really frustrated right now, and I need to let this out: Like many queer folks, I’ve noticed a lot of evangelicals trying to rebrand their anti-queer programs as “attempts at respectful dialogue” (thus not-so-subtly implying, of course, that those of […]
NaBloPoMo Day 11: Just a video and article recommendation today. There’ll be a guest post on this blog tomorrow and a post by me at another blog, so I figure I get a free space to work with! Colorlines shared this lovely video about a young gay Latino man and […]
Since Mark Driscoll’s last round of public queer and trans baiting, I’ve wanted to make a bingo card of some of the ridiculous excuses some Christians make for why Driscoll’s behavior is either acceptable or just not a problem they should have to deal with. Alas, I couldn’t find a […]
There have been lots of posts on Mark Driscoll lately (and there are a few more to come, sigh), but I had to share this post by Rachel Held Evans calling on Christians to speak out against Driscoll’s bullying. Trigger warning for bullying and homophobic language. If this Facebook status […]
Christian and former cage fighter Matt Morin has a fantastic article on mixed martial arts (or MMA, the technical title for cage fighting) and its implications for thinking about masculinity from a Christian perspective. It’s a brilliant and thorough takedown of Mark Driscoll.
Trigger warning for suicide, physical and emotional abuse, heterosexism, cissexism. In the past couple days CNN’s Anderson Cooper has been reporting on the case of Kirk Murphy, who at the age of 5 was subjected to gender “therapy” intended to make him less effeminate and prevent him from becoming gay later […]