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All About the Bass, Not So Much About the Patriarchy

I choose hear a young woman, caught in the weird years between playing with dolls and going to prom, gathering the collected wisdom of her life so far: storybook morals (“Every inch of you is perfect…”), pop culture (“I’m bringing booty back”), and parental advice (“Yeah my mama she told me…”),and turning it into her own words and her own moral-of-the-story, “I’m all about the bass.”
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Hello, World!

Six months ago I wrote a post about losing my faith in God.  That post took me seven years to be able to write.  And although I had intended on it being just part of my reentry into blogging I found … Continue reading

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Arguments Against Marriage Equality Insult Straight Marriages

There’s an argument out there against marriage equality that only oppositely-gendered couples can have a successful marriage.  They argue that same-gendered couples, on the sole basis of their same-genderedness, are bound to fail.  If you are straight and married this … Continue reading

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Misunderstood Labels

I had an argument with my husband while we were dating.  We were watching the news and some talking head had called a politician “liberal.”  He groaned about such an epithet being thrown around a candidate he liked.  “An epithet? … Continue reading

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An Automatic “F” for Plagiarized Quotes of Exceeding Hubris

It should be clear by now that I kinda like getting upset over folks who say things that are demeaning, libelous, cruel, or just plain wrong about marginalized groups of people (including many kind and courteous Christians who’s image is … Continue reading

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Exclusive Language in Church

Over the holidays I spent time in my old stomping grounds down in Pittsburgh.  Part of those stomping grounds is my old church.  I’ve mentioned that as much as I criticize the sort of church that mine has become, I … Continue reading

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Chick-Fil-A – Why Anyone Cares

There’s been crazy tumult over Chick-Fil-A’s recent assertion that their COO Dan Cathy basically abhors marriage equality because they believe that the Christian God doesn’t like it.  Many people, including myself find the statement itself insulting.  But I feel insulted … Continue reading

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