Am I that intolerant liberal that conservatives warned you about?

At the risk of humble-bragging, I think one of my better character traits is my ability to be impartial: to keep judgments to myself in an attempt to understand why people hold beliefs and values that I strongly disagree with. That being said, everyone has their “hot button topics” that make impartiality next to impossible. … Continue reading Am I that intolerant liberal that conservatives warned you about?

Yes, please tell me I’m beautiful: a response to Phylicia Delta

I have written before that I have encountered at least two types of Christianity when it comes to defining the role of sin: you have the Calvinist extreme on one end, viewing all of humanity as something evil, despicable, depraved; on the more progressive end, you have Christians affirming humanity’s ability to be good, while … Continue reading Yes, please tell me I’m beautiful: a response to Phylicia Delta

Fall semester PSA: don’t rape the freshmen (or anyone else)

Original text from my friend Bailey: Every year, some assholes decide that it's necessary to post signs across from campus while freshmen are moving in. From "MILFs Drink Free" to "Freshman Daughter Drop-off" to this year's "Sorority Girl Sign Up," this behavior is disgusting and unacceptable. But this right here. This is why I love … Continue reading Fall semester PSA: don’t rape the freshmen (or anyone else)

It was never about bathrooms, or protecting women and children

Continuing the thought process of my previous post, I want to clarify a few more things regarding evangelical hypocrisy as to who can use which bathroom at Target, the concern over which is supposedly about “protecting” women and children: Bob Jones University, a Christian college, reportedly blamed sexual assault victims – not their abusers – … Continue reading It was never about bathrooms, or protecting women and children

Response to a misogynist who claims sex toys = satanism

"Too many Christian women are losing their salvation because they masturbate. Dildos and all of those other sex toys have been used for thousands of years in demonic sex rituals. It’s one of the main ways ancient pagan societies worshiped their demonic gods. Masturbation is a direct path to Satan. There’s nothing normal about it. … Continue reading Response to a misogynist who claims sex toys = satanism