Tag Archives: Religion

“If you were telling the truth about this, God would have kept you conscious to bear witness to the abuse against you.”

TweetKiera Feldman has a disturbing piece in The New Republic on sexual assault at Patrick Henry College, aka “God’s Harvard,” a tiny elite evangelical school “with an outsized influence as a training ground for the religious right and a pipeline to conservative jobs in Washington.” The majority of PHC students have been homeschooled in the teachings of the Christian patriarchy [...]
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A woman who was denied treatment when she miscarried is suing the Catholic Bishops

Tweet In a first of its kind lawsuit, a Michigan woman is suing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops after a Catholic hospital refused to properly treat her when she miscarried.  Tweet
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Video: 13-year-old calls for marriage equality at his Bar Mitzvah

Tweet 13-year-old Duncan McAlpine Sennett used the bible to argue for marriage equality. It’s pretty simple: “The definition of traditional marriage has changed a lot since the days of the Torah, so why can’t it change just a little bit more so everybody can marry who they love?” Fabulous question.  Tweet
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Hard truths and no more lies: talking to boys about violence

Tweet This past weekend, I found out what a “THOT” is. I was invited to speak at Union Baptist Church in Trenton, N.J., for a conference they held to address black youth and violence. Trenton is a city no larger than eight square miles, with a population of around 80,000, and has had more than [...]
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Unchristian-like Christian university expels lesbian student and demands she pay back her financial aid

TweetIt’s a particular kind of petty vindictiveness to demand that the student you expelled pay back federal student aid for the crime of failing to complete the semester. In 2011, Grace University, a Christian university, expelled Danielle Powell, only months before graduating, after discovering that she was in a relationship with another woman. The university is now [...]
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