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Why I’m Raising My Christian Boys To Be Feminists

Because ad campaigns such as this one from UN Women are necessary. Because tonight, right now, on my home computer in Virginia, Google’s auto-complete yielded these results: Because in 60% of the top Google search queries beginning with the statement “women should,” the very next word is not. Because another 60% of those Google searches (Read More)

October 19, 2013 17

i only have my stories

I only have my stories. I don’t have deep theological rants, or meandering dissertations. I don’t lay bare my politics. I will no longer tell you how to mother your children. I can’t tell you what to believe. I owned the answers, once, and I handed them out here and there and everywhere. My opinions (Read More)

April 4, 2013 32

on drinking nothing but water for 40 days

I was planning to still drink coffee. It seemed unecessary to give it up, it’s just a drink after all, and I could donate 55¢ for each K-cup I pop into my high tech coffee machine. I’d still be giving up my syrupy sweet mochas and my smooth lattes and my wine on quiet Sunday (Read More)

February 12, 2013 8