Like many people who commented on the Pauli Murray Project page, I wonder how I got to this age without knowing about her.
And I only know about her because I came upon Patricia Bell-Scott’s book… 298 more words
Originally posted November 9, 2016.
I have been wanting to write this piece for a very, very, very long time now. It has been gathering strength like the winds and rains of a storm inside my chest cavity for many months, but I wanted to wait until this specific week, National Vocation Awareness Week, to address an issue that has morphed for me from an annoying hypocrisy to what might end up of being one of the main causes that steers me for the rest of my life, and, increasingly likely, the reason I may finally and officially abandon the faith into which I was baptized. 2,815 more words
I’m not a feminist, how can I be, after all I’m a man. In the same way that being a straight, white, male with no disability debars me from speaking “on behalf” of black people about racism, LGBT people about homophobia, people with disabilities about the discrimination experience by them – I cannot speak of womens oppression, or therefore of feminism, from any experience that qualifies me. 286 more words
Last week the House of Bishops published GS2055 Marriage and Same Sex Relationships after the Shared Conversations. I immediately read it through twice, once to see what they were proposing to change – answer, nothing – and again to see how they managed to come up with that conclusion. 945 more words