Monthly Archives: March 2012

Captive Virgins, Polygamy, Sex Slaves: What Marriage Would Look Like if We Actually Followed the Bible

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Bible believers are beside themselves about the prospect that marriage norms and laws are changing, but let me tell you a secret about Bible believers that I know because I was one. Most don’t actually read their Bibles. If they … Continue reading

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Is Romney’s Religion Dangerous for America? One Ex-Mormon Offers His Views

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When religious minorities run for public office, people get worried about whether loyalty to their creed or religious hierarchy may affect their ability to perform elected duties. How might Mitt Romney’s faith affect his social, economic or diplomatic priorities? Should … Continue reading

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Pamper, pamper, pamper– plus 9 other tips for falling in love with your IUD

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See the interactive slide show at the Huffington Post and vote for your favorite tip. You may have heard that an IUD can give you five to twelve years of never-have-to-think-about-it contraception. You may have heard also that, depending on which IUD you … Continue reading

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Why Good Christians do Bad Things to Win Converts

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At Alternet: How the Fundamentalist Mind Compels Conservative Christians to Force Their Beliefs on You Evangelicals wear their religion on T-shirts and around their necks and on car bumpers and eye-blacks. They hand out tracts on college campuses and stage … Continue reading

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Thirty Signs You’re a Slut

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In middle school, my daughter Brynn went through a phase when she screened new friends by lending them a book, He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut, by sharp-witted, sharp-tongued blogger Jessica Valenti.  Brynn had read He’s a Stud three times.  … Continue reading

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