Tag Archives: marriage equality

The Cult of Before Stories: Sharper Than a Serpent’s Tooth.

If she must teem, Create her child of spleen, that it may live And be a thwart disnatur’d torment to her! Let it stamp wrinkles in her brow of youth, With cadent tears fret channels in her cheeks, Turn all … Continue reading

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Science Denial Has Become Christianity’s Cheap Marker Belief.

Science denial is a cheap belief to hold for Christians, which is why it’s a belief they cling to so hard–though it’s slowly becoming more expensive–just as their other culture-wars are starting to become. Continue reading

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The Handbook: Building a Worldview Around Consent.

Today I want to talk about one of the biggest shifts I had to process in my thinking after my deconversion. Not to make it sound all dramatic or anything, but it was about the biggest 180 I could possibly have made, and chances are some of y’all are facing that same challenge now. Continue reading

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A Particularly Ugly Episode in the Christian Culture Wars.

It’s been a rather mind-blowing week over in Christian Bizarro-land. The anniversary of the landmark decision Roe v. Wade was coming up, and it happened to coincide with the start of a legislative session in Congress, so naturally there’s been quite a lot of grandstanding and showboating going on as Christianist politicians and religious leaders alike jockey to demonstrate who loves fetuses the most. Continue reading

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The Unequally Yoked Club: The One Pillar.

Welcome back, R2Ders! We’re heading into the Unequally Yoked Club today. One thing I was taught from my earliest years as a Christian–and see stressed even more nowadays–is this idea that Christian couples should base their relationship with each other … Continue reading

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Breaking: Tonight we feast on the tears of bigots.

Sorry to bug you on our off day, but I couldn’t wait. I’m just so thrilled about this news! There is good news–no, spectacular news!–on the marriage equality front! Seems like SCOTUS (the Supreme Court of the United States) had … Continue reading

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It’s the Thought That Counts, Apparently.

Woohoo! New hard drive and my Mac is back in black. And guess what? Our friend Neil is heading over to Patheos with his Godless in Dixie blog! He’s hit the big time. Feel free to congratulate him! I’m happy … Continue reading

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Pride.

We’re going to talk tomorrow some about this SCOTUS decision, because I do have something I’d like to say that I don’t think has been said much yet, but I just wanted to mention this here before I forget. I’ve … Continue reading

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Remember that Dover Judge? He’s Just Ruled on Equal Marriage.

We are a better people than what these laws represent, and it is time to discard them into the ash heap of history. Judge John E. Jones III, Memorandum Opinion, Whitewood v. Wolf, 2014 That’s the last sentence in a … Continue reading

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Why Christians Need to Stop Acting like Polyamory is Bestiality Lite.

Today we are going to talk about one of the many, many consensual expressions of sexuality to be found among humans: polyamory, which is the practice of or interest in maintaining several sexual/romantic relationships concurrently. And we are going to … Continue reading

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