Category Archives: women’s issues and feminist rants

A Different Fat Narrative

A friend sent me this article by Lisa Respers France, a Senior Producer for CNN, a woman struggling with compulsive overeating and weight issues. I should start by saying that in America, it is assumed that all fat women are … Continue reading

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Social Justice As An Embodied Soul

It has been a busy few days since I wrote about my own middle-aged single lady experience with rape culture. I have had a huge number of responses from clergy colleagues who have written to express their solidarity, share their … Continue reading

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A Time To Speak Up, And A Time To Shut Up (Apologies to Ecclesiastes)

I don’t think that’s actually in Ecclesiastes 3:1, but the phrase occurred to me in a sarcastic, exhausted moment today as I read an article by a very sweet and usually thoughtful male Christian minister about the Isla Vista massacre … Continue reading

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