Response to Glennon Doyle Melton’s same-sex marriage reveals evangelical hypocrisy

This is the easiest way to become a pariah in American Christendom: Become a famous Christian mommy blogger Get divorced Get remarried — to a woman Such is the story of Glennon Doyle Melton, whose recent marriage to soccer star Abby Wambach rocked her career like a president found guilty of conspiring with Russia. A … Continue reading Response to Glennon Doyle Melton’s same-sex marriage reveals evangelical hypocrisy

How Christians vote: Stick it to Hillary, or WWJD?

Someone recently shared this article from the Washington Post on Facebook, with the additional commentary: “This is why (so-called) progressive Christians shouldn't scratch their heads wondering how so many Christians voted for the Donald. They did so, possibly and for some definitely, because the enemy of their enemy seemed a friend. I neither voted for … Continue reading How Christians vote: Stick it to Hillary, or WWJD?

Brio, a Conservative Christian Magazine for Teen Girls, Is Back (And As Harmful As Ever)

If you were a Christian teen growing up in the ’90s and early 2000s, then you might have had a subscription to Focus on the Family’s Brio Magazine, best described as a godly version of Seventeen. Instead of quizzes like “How to Tell if he Likes You,” you’d find content like “How to Become a … Continue reading Brio, a Conservative Christian Magazine for Teen Girls, Is Back (And As Harmful As Ever)

Selections from the ‘Colorado State Monologues’

This year I was once again privileged to take part in the Colorado State Monologues, a rendition of The Vagina Monologues (but more inclusive). The show consists of mostly original monologues and skits by CSU students about issues of feminism and intersectionality. Below are my two pieces: https://youtu.be/C-OQPvi5U88 Text: “I’m not like other guys,” you … Continue reading Selections from the ‘Colorado State Monologues’

The depressing side of Josh and Anna Duggar’s baby announcement

This piece originally appeared on Friendly Atheist. Josh Duggar, the disgraced reality TV star of 19 Kids and Counting, is expecting a fifth child with his wife, Anna. The couple made the announcement on their family website: For nearly the last two years, we have quietly worked to save our marriage, focus on our children, … Continue reading The depressing side of Josh and Anna Duggar’s baby announcement