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7 Concerning Pope Francis Quotes About Women
Originally Posted: 12/11/2014 - 11:09am | Type: Blog

When Pope Francis this month wanted to highlight his appointment of several women to a blue-ribbon theological commission, he called the female theologians “strawberries on the cake.” ...

As the World Turns
Originally Posted: 06/02/2014 - 2:41pm | Type: Blog

Some die for choosing, others for not choosing. But they all die because they are women. Rogers was mentally ill, and there is debate about whether it was his illness or a misogynistic culture that caused his ...

Weekly Wrap 5.30.14: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
Originally Posted: 05/30/2014 - 2:39pm | Type: Blog

Weekly Wrap 5.30.14: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week 1. Your Princess Is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds Self-identified nerd Arthu ...

Why #NotAllMen Misses the Point
Originally Posted: 05/29/2014 - 9:02am | Type: Blog

Let me ask this: When did it become normal to congratulate ourselves for not doing something horrific and degrading? When did it become appropriate to prioritize our reputations over the well-being of others? ...

Rock the 'Slut Vote'
Originally Posted: 11/09/2012 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

A blog post written on the website of the Christian Men's Defense League — yes, an organization dedicated to protecting the rights of white American Christian men is apparently a thing — blames Mitt Romne ...

Kirsten Powers Confronts Misogynist Pastor Face-to-Face on FoxNews
Originally Posted: 05/02/2012 - 11:57am | Type: Blog

http://youtu.be/A-0p3tHVx3U FoxNews contributor (and friend of Sojourners) Kirsten Powers has been outspoken in her criticism of the Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, a frequent guest and friend of Fox's Sean Hannity. On March 5, Peterson took to ...

She Said, He Said: On the Misogyny of the Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson
Originally Posted: 03/16/2012 - 2:30pm | Type: Blog

On March 5, the Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, a confidant of FOX NewsChannel's Sean Hannity and frequent guest on his show, took to the airways on his "Exploring Your Destiny with Jesse Lee Peterson" ...

Jon Stewart on Limbaugh: 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Gross'
Originally Posted: 03/06/2012 - 6:55pm | Type: Blog

WARNING: Jon Stewart's take on Rush Limbaugh's latest rhetorical offense against humanity (or at least womankind) is not for the faint of heart. But it is funny ... cuz it's true. ...

The Bible Lessons Rush Limbaugh Must Have Missed
Originally Posted: 03/06/2012 - 2:19pm | Type: Blog

I have said and say again that whenever we make a judgment, we reveal more about ourselves than about the person against whom we are passing judgment. Controversial radio talk-sh ...

Femsculine Christianity
Originally Posted: 02/10/2012 - 1:05pm | Type: Blog

No matter how normal this may feel it is time for the people of God to wake up to this broken reality. We cannot blindly accept the cultural assumptions that have been handed down to us. ...

"Honor Killings" is a Deadly Oxymoron
Originally Posted: 02/03/2012 - 2:40pm | Type: Blog

The Shafias’ trial and sentencing, which has shined a spotlight on the brutal practice, has been a bit of an Emperor’s New Clothes situation: Most of us villagers are nodding our heads in agreement that, by go ...

Reaffirming the Violence Against Women Act is Every Man's Moral Obligation
Originally Posted: 02/02/2012 - 4:33pm | Type: Blog

While not every man has committed a crime of violence against women, all men are responsible to make sure such crimes end. The statistics show that rape and assault are not isolated incidents but rather are a ...

About Those So-Called "Honor Killings" in Canada
Originally Posted: 02/01/2012 - 11:50am | Type: Blog

A jury on Sunday found three members of an Afghan family guilty of killing three teenage sisters and another woman in what the judge described as "cold-blooded, shameful murders" resulting from a &qu ...

Power and the Emerging Church
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

[<a href="../tag/emergent-and-race/">Read more of this blog conversation</a> in response to the <em>Sojourners </em>article "<a href="http://www.sojo.net/index.c ...

Equality in the Beautiful Image of God -- and the Ugliness of Violence Against Women
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

In every culture and in every part of the world, this injustice is present. What is the oldest injustice in the world?</p> In every culture and in every part of the world, ...

Mother's Peace Day
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

<blockquote><p>Arise, all women who have hearts! Whether your baptism be of water or of tears! Arise, all women who have hearts! Whether your baptism be of water o ...

India's Women Stand Up to Religious Bullies
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

At the end of January in Mangalore, India, a group of right-wing extremists, the Sri Rama Sena, entered a bar and assaulted the women there. At the end of January in Mangalore, In ...