Why the Duggars are Really a Reflection of Us

By now, the virtual world is aware that Josh Duggar - eldest son of the famed 19 Kids and Counting quiverfull clan - has been publicly exposed for the sexual molestation of four of his sisters and one unnamed survivor. ...more

Jason Collins is Gay? One Thing Every Sports Fan Should Do

For weeks the media has been a buzz with rumors of a big time professional athlete coming out of the closet. Yesterday, the news flashing across our screens was Jason Collins on the front page of this week’s Sports Illustrated....more

A New Type of Hybrid Terror (Part 1): All-American Sons

If these suspects really are the culprits behind the bombings, and they do carry both radical religious sentiments and All-American credentials, than we might have to reformulate an altogether new understanding of terrorism that goes far beyond what we understand now. It is scary because we may have to admit to ourselves that domestic acts of terrorism and international terrorism have more in common than we want to believe....more
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Boston Was Horrific for the Running Community. But We Will Still Run.

The lessons running teaches us are too powerful. The places running takes us are too great. And the things that we draw from life through the power of our stride, is more powerful than any explosion meant to stop us as runners, or our families, from continuing on as people. ...more
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"Taylor Swift Hates Men": What Happens When We Tell Women Their Voices Don't Count

Friday nights are a sacred space.I enjoy coming home to do my laundry, tidy up my room…and shamelessly sing off pitched lyrics to ditties that are oddly reminiscent of my high school freshman diary while I simultaneously dance around in my running spankies and jump on top of my bed. Friday night is Taylor Swift ‘n Sing Karaoke Clean-up Nights.  Please knock before you enter....more
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Dear Ann Romney: I Felt Forgotten

Ann Romney, if you recognize that women “are the ones that have to do a little bit more, and work a little harder throughout the day to earn that respect at work.” And to then “come home and help with a book report.” then I challenge you to do something about it....more
"I would first like to point out that the major premise of this piece was to cite the lack of ...more