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Obey Your Man And Have Lots of Babies – One Woman’s Experience With Christian Patriarchy

Obey Your Man And Have Lots of Babies – One Woman’s Experience With Christian Patriarchy

This post originally appeared in the blog titled Butterflies & Wheels by Libby Anne. * * * Deep within America, beyond your typical evangelicals and run of the mill fundamentalists, nurtured within the homeschool movement and growing by the day, are the Christian Patriarchy and Quiverfull movements. This is where I grew up. I learned […]

Patricia Arquette Wasn’t Excluding Anyone In Her ‘Equality’ Acceptance Speech

Patricia Arquette Wasn’t Excluding Anyone In Her ‘Equality’ Acceptance Speech

When Patricia Arquette accepted her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress last night, she brought up equality for women and said, “To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal rights. It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal […]

Republicans Work To Increase Abortion Rates While Also Fighting to Make Them Illegal

Republicans Work To Increase Abortion Rates While Also Fighting to Make Them Illegal

Guest post by Terence Strait So, recently something I said got memed and there have been lots of responses, both positive and negative. The negative responses all seem to follow the same theme, with one individual claiming that So I wanted to take a moment and break down why that line is just completely insane, especially […]

Anti-Abortion Republican Goes Rogue And Supports Public Funded Birth Control

Anti-Abortion Republican Goes Rogue And Supports Public Funded Birth Control

Much to the chagrin of his Republican colleagues, Colorado Rep. Don Coram (R) is rejecting the junk science and co-sponsoring a bill that would expand access to affordable IUDs for low-income women. The bill would provide $5 million in state funding for a program called Colorado Family Planning Initiative.  Before the bipartisan initiative was filed, […]

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