Tag Archives: Religion

Quote of the Day: Pastor explains that God created women to be “penis homes” for men

TweetMegachurch pastor Mark Driscoll, who was once a rock star in the evangelical world, has recently fallen from grace under accusations of plagiarism, abuse of power, and “spiritual bullying” with his ideological machismo. Much of the criticism stems from his anonymous rantings on a church message board in 2001 decrying how America has become a “pussified nation.” Here are [...]
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Nine years after Katrina, New Orleans’ Voodoo community is rebuilding

Tweet Last Friday marked the 9th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the natural disaster that killed almost 2,000 people and displaced 400,000 people, most of them low-income African-Americans and people of color. This tragedy left a hole in the city of New Orleans and exposed the legacy of our country’s at times sickening racism, hurting diverse and rich communities [...]
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Why is the Obama administration still funding anti-gay, anti-choice conservative religious groups?

TweetOver at The Nation, Andy Kopsa has a damning long-read about how the Obama administration is still funding anti-gay, anti-choice conservative religious groups–despite the President’s promises that, under his watch, tax payer money wouldn’t go towards groups that discriminate, proselytize, or are just plain ineffective.  Tweet
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The Mormon Church excommunicates woman for calling Mormon Church sexist

TweetNo, this isn’t a headline from The Onion. How does the Mormon Church respond to a woman critical of the Church’s treatment of women? By ex-communicating her. I guess they want to show and not tell. Tweet
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Lifetime’s “Preachers’ Daughters” Shows Everything That is Wrong with Purity Culture

Tweet This week, I came home to my sister watching a show On Demand, Preachers’ Daughters, that followed the lives of three different daughters who had one or both parents as pastors. As someone who grew up in a family that regularly attended a Pentecostal church, I was interested in seeing how Lifetime would choose to [...]
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