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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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My Vision Of Feminism, or, Why I Don’t Shave My Legs But Do Wear Mascara

I wear make-up almost everyday.  And not just the bare bones basics of sunscreen and zit-coverer (but I do wear sunscreen everyday, and so should you!) I mean I choose between a dozen of eyeshadow colors (all shiny, warm neutrals … Continue reading

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“Evolution of the Swimsuit” Tells Us, “Don’t Show Your Belly Button Or Men Will Mistake You For a Screwdriver”

I’ve seen this video pop up a bunch on my Facebook Newsfeed, I’m guessing you have too.  Some of my Facebook friends have really loved this video, some have been quite dismayed by it.  I’m no fan.  It falls into … Continue reading

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Mysteries

A few weeks ago I read a blog post at OfDustAndKings that talked about abortion and some of the hurdles the church faces when it addresses this controversial subject.  I thought the original article was a very thoughtful and gentle discussion … Continue reading

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Kelly’s Judgement vs. Ron’s Judgement

This trailer is for a movie about a woman’s decision to pursue “courtship” instead of dating in order to find a husband and how her “spiritual parents” help her do this when her natural parents won’t.  If you’re unfamiliar with … 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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Can You Spot the Bad Business Model Here?

Last year I was given a sewing machine.  Well, most of a sewing machine.  The electrical cord and plug and the foot pedal had disappeared at some earlier time.  But I gamely took the machine, did a little research on … Continue reading

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March for Life, Maybe, But Not Truth

Today is the March for Life, a mostly religiously impelled protest against abortion (and occasionally on various kinds of euthanasia) in D.C..  In honor of all the women and men who are hurt by the false-witness and libel that this … Continue reading

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Oh, You Brassy Hussy – Part 2

Let’s get back to dismantling the misconceptions and false dichotomies of “The Cult of the Orgasm”.  You can read part one here.  I highly recommend reading both the original article on Her.meneutics and my first post before moving on to … Continue reading

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Oh, You Brassy Hussy

Way back in June the blog Her.meneutics (part of Christianity Today) ran an article titled, The Cult of the Orgasm and written by Anna Broadway.  You should go read it because it will help explain how blitheringly angry it has made me. … Continue reading

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