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The Morality Police are out again #Thursdaythoughts

It’s prom season. Again. And every year there are the national articles about the high schools that managed to shame their young women enough to make national news. 2,201 more words


Park and Chop Kiss

Shatta Wale’s song “Chop Kiss” comes to mind when I think of this unfortunate incident. It won’t surprise me if it was on the mind of the policeman that decided to kiss a female driver of whom he had never met before one evening whilst on duty. 505 more words


The patriarchy . . . still: Outline of a constructive theology for the next decade of Mennonite Church Canada (Part 3)

In my last post I made clear that my theological outline is not based in an ‘liberal’ understanding of theology or society. If you are still following at this point I am guessing you know I won’t draw on many traditionally conservative resources. 895 more words

A secret, intentionally forgotten

Is chivalry a secret?

Silently preserved in the archives of patriarchy

Is a woman’s respect and honor a conspiracy as much as it is a horrid dream… 86 more words


Dorothy Height

I was at the post office this morning and needed some stamps. (Stamps.com, I know, Dan Savage!) The cashier actually asked me what kind I wanted, which I’m never asked. 121 more words


Dear "nice" liberal men who are "on my side". . . 

Dear “nice” liberal men who are “on my side”. . .

Stop telling me what to do. Just stop.

Before you jump to the comments section to tell me what to do, listen. 213 more words