A Brief Interruption of My Long Silence to Post an Academic Paper about Anti-Trans Bathroom Legislation

Hello, fair readers! Don’t be alarmed; I’m still thoroughly neglecting my website in favor of grad school. (Two years down, one to go!) This isn’t a real blog post; it’s a paper I wrote for my Feminist Theory class this semester, taken as credit toward a graduate certificate in Women’s Studies that I’m doing alongside… Read More A Brief Interruption of My Long Silence to Post an Academic Paper about Anti-Trans Bathroom Legislation

It’s not a mothering problem, Albert Mohler.

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and professional dehumanizer of LGBTQ people, does not approve of my parenting. That’s not hyperbole — Albert Mohler is so concerned about Target’s removal of gender signs in their toy and bedding departments that he took to his podcast yesterday morning to criticize me,… Read More It’s not a mothering problem, Albert Mohler.

#FaithFeminisms: Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be “Allies”

This week I’m writing alongside some amazing women about our faiths, our feminisms, and the ways that they inform and shape each other. Here is my contribution: —– Earlier this spring I was chatting with my sons about the classes I was taking that semester. “What’s ‘Women in Film’?” one asked. I explained that examining… Read More #FaithFeminisms: Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be “Allies”

Sexy Closets, Double Standards: The Faulty Rubric of Modesty Culture

This post is a quickie, because I have homework I’m ignoring. But I have Things To Say that are too long for a Facebook status, and would take up so many tweets that there wouldn’t be enough left for anyone else.  It’s the author’s comment in this blog post (yes, yet another Modesty Rules For… Read More Sexy Closets, Double Standards: The Faulty Rubric of Modesty Culture