I do seriously worry about interpreting the Bible in such a way as to ignore gospel truths in favour of making scripture more palatable for twenty-first century audiences. I am very concerned about the danger of trying to “fit” the Bible into what we want it to say to justify whatever point—theological, social, political—we are […]Read more "The Bible and LGBTQ+ folk"
Looking at the innumerable survivors of sexual assault and harassment for whom Trump being the leader of the free world has taken a serious toll on their mental health and recovery.Read more "On being a sexual assault survivor in Trump’s world"
This isn’t a “why I am a feminist” post. I am going to talk a bit about myself, but I don’t like the idea of framing this post as “why this is important to me,” because one of the things I’ve learned early on is that in the pursuit of bettering myself and my understanding […]Read more "How to get out of the way"
So one thing I don’t like is when people put together one of those book lists with a whack-load of books on it and you’ve heard of maybe like, three of them. But then it’s prefaced with some sort of challenge in the title, like “50 books you need to read before you die,” or […]Read more "A Year of Reading Women"
The following was written by Tim Low, a good friend, confidant, and inspiration of mine. The stats were taken from exit polls conducted by CNN. I’m looking through the stats of the exit polls for the 2016 American election and there are A LOT of very telling things, so I’mma highlight the ones that I […]Read more "So why did people vote the way they did?"
Now I want to start right off the bat by telling you to ignore the title. Well, I mean, it’s still important, but I don’t want to let you think I’m writing about death. I’ll get to what I mean in a moment. So this may seem unbelievable to you, but in my high school years, […]Read more "Live like you’re ready to die"
Masculinity has been in crisis for years now. It’s hard to pin down exactly when it started, but you don’t have to look far in movies, books, video games, and of course online to see a trend of men trying to either recapture a lost ideal of masculinity or trying to redefine what it means […]Read more "What it means to be a man"