Abortion is healthcare! Yet in 2019 alone, Utah, Ohio, Kentucky, Mississippi, Arkansas, Georgia, Alabama and Missouri have passed the most restrictive abortion laws in history with Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas in the queue. And it’s only May. White conservative evangelical christian men in red state legislatures are proposing and passing these unconstitutional abortion bills on … Continue reading The Pro-Life Movement was Born from Racism
Zadie Smith writes, “There is the scientific and ideological language for what is happening to the weather, but there are hardly any intimate words.” Those are the words that rose up in my mind this morning when I read that one million species are facing extinction due to anthropogenic climate breakdown. “Anthropogenic climate breakdown” is … Continue reading Christian Grief on the Verge of Mass Extinction
At every turn, with every lie, every corrupt action, every violent policy, every racist word, every encouragement of a white supremacist ideology, Mike Pence has supported, defended and covered for the President of the United States.
I was floating in the pool on Saturday, practicing my newly learned basic synchro moves, and I was thinking about that magical pool party scene in Shrill. If you haven’t seen it, it’s pretty simple. Fat women, mostly in swimsuits, some in bikinis, having the time of their lives at a pool party. Simple, but … Continue reading Fat Girls at a Pool Party and How I Stopped Hating Myself
As I watched the aftermath of the confrontation between the students from Covington Catholic and Native American Elder, Nathan Phillips it came as no surprise to me the instant, adamant defense of the actions of privileged students by chaperones, administrators, reporters, and powerful public leaders – people who are so sure of these boys rightness, … Continue reading Are We Complicit if “Christian” Republicans Lied to Us?
There’s a lot at stake in conversations surrounding missions. Most missionaries have packed up their belongings and made a huge life-altering move to another side of the world—their change of address is transcontinental. They’ve likely fundraised from multiple churches and individuals, invested months and even years of their lives discerning their calling before going all-in … Continue reading Chau’s Death is a Tragedy of Arrogance and Hubris. Let’s Learn from His Mistakes.