By now you’ve read (or should have read) my response to the viral article “I Am a Single Christian Woman and I Like Sex”. I had posted my response on Twitter, and as per my custom, I tagged the original author. Usually, when I do this, the original author does not respond, and I thought … Continue reading The Author of “I’m a Single Christian Woman and I Like Sex” Responded to My Response. Here’s What She Said…
The Seventh-day Adventist Church has never been on the right side of history. We’ve had many opportunities to get things right and to redeem ourselves, to be world leaders and stalwarts of progress, morality and equality, especially in the matter of women’s ordination, but the church seems intent on being wrong. This insistence on being … Continue reading I Cannot Support a Church that Openly Discriminates Against Women
Let’s just cut to the chase: Ariana Grande got groped on live TV, and I didn’t even bat an eye. That’s what’s bothering me. But first, context: It was Aretha Franklin’s funeral — a funeral unlike any I’ve witnessed in recent memory. We haven’t had a funeral like this since Maya Angelou’s. It was the most … Continue reading On Grande, Groping, Garb and Gospel: My Thoughts #ArethaFranklinFuneral #ArethaHomegoing
I am going to attempt to discuss something that will probably put me in the dog house no matter what I say, simply because people have such strong opinions about it. The word itself often immediately evokes disgust, defensiveness, embarrassment and shame… I’m gonna talk about masturbation. This is the much-promised blog post I alluded … Continue reading Is Masturbation a Sin?
Can I just say that I low-key have a crush on Michelle Williams’s fiancé Chad Johnson? When I first heard news of this engagement, my first thoughts were: Wasn’t she already with someone? Well, good for her. Oh! He’s White!! At least someone loves us… we can always count on a White man to appreciate … Continue reading They That Wait!!: The Story of Chad Johnson (and Michelle Williams)
Snoop has a gospel album and Jesus is officially coming back. Continue reading Why Can’t Snoop Dogg Have a Gospel Album?
Wow. Read this. Today. It will be worth your while. I promise. The year has only yet begun, but I believe that this is one of the year’s most powerful piece of writing. And this part was especially powerful (to me at least): “In our early hearings. you brought your Bible into the courtroom and … Continue reading Read Rachael Denhollander’s full victim impact statement about Larry Nassar – CNN