Tag Archives: social justice

my kind of rally

genius. (and, generous!)

the girl effect

more here.

“Women hold up half the sky”

Today while being a domestic goddess (unwillingly, mind you), I turned on a YouTube channel to have something on in the background as I worked.  I turned on an Oprah episode (I know, how cliche!), and all of a sudden, I stopped working to watch. It’s an interview with the journalist Nicholas Kristof and his […]

Fight for the right to blaspheme

“These ideas offended, but they changed the world. Without the free exchange of ideas, progress is impossible.” CFI’s Campaign for Free Expression.

“in Christian love…”

In case you didn’t grow up in the church, that’s code for: I’m going to offend you, but I get a free pass to say whatever I want to with this disclaimer. Tonight Jerry turned on Larry King Live, and we watched an interview with Christian singer Jennifer Knapp, who this week officially “outed” herself […]

More hating the “sinner”

Ever since I heard about Constance McMillen’s story a few months ago, I’ve been a little heartbroken for what she’s had to go through. In case you don’t recognize her name, she’s the 18 year-old in Mississippi whose school principal told her she couldn’t attend her senior prom with her girlfriend as a date. The […]

Misogyny and the Anti-Choice movement

The anti-choice approach on late abortions is consistent with one viewpoint: the misogynist one. Let’s assume for a moment that the motivation behind anti-choice activism is not a love of life or a belief that a fertilized egg is the same thing as a baby. Let’s assume, for the sake of argument, they’re motivated by […]