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Not Your Dirty Little Secret – Religious Men and Sexual Shame

I’ve had two opportunities in two years to be a man’s dirty little secret. Both men were religious and both claimed to favor women’s rights, progressive values, and politics based on the teachings of the founders of their religions. And … Continue reading

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Crying For Colorado

Here’s the trillion dollar question: if we, here in the good ol’ US of A, saw on the news that this had happened in another country, that an armed, middle-aged man had gone into a health clinic offering well-woman visits and breast cancer screenings at the time (obviously premeditated with that much ammo and supplies) and shot a dozen people would we hesitate to call it terrorism? Would we bother to talk about his motives or try to distance ourselves with pleas to wait for more info? Would it matter if he had a vendetta against one person? Would it matter if it was a “domestic dispute?” Remember that lovely explanation about honor killings and domestic violence?
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I Am My Brother’s Keeper

 Cain said to his brother Abel, “Let us go out to the field.” And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel, and killed him. Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?” … Continue reading

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