Christian masculinists spend much of their time online brutally lambasting modern men and women for not adhering to biblically based gender roles. But their arguments aren’t all that different from conservative evangelicals’.
Since 2010, Sean Fieler, a New Jersey-based hedge fund manager and fervent Catholic, has personally contributed nearly $18 million to political candidates and causes that align with his anti-choice, anti-LGBT, and pro-theocracy views, according to an analysis of tax filings and campaign finance records by RH Reality Check.
The answer to countering right-wing attacks on Americans with uteri isn’t to create a turban-wearing bogeyman looming half a world away, but to look at what’s happening right here in our own country, in our own statehouses, at our own national capitol.
Welcome to the world of the Blackstone Legal Fellowship, an annual program established in 2000 by the Alliance Defending Freedom, an Arizona-based nonprofit that is swiftly emerging as a major behind-the-scenes player in many of the nation’s most controversial legal cases involving reproductive rights, sexual justice, and a vast range of other moral and social disputes.
I am writing because conservative Christian leaders have been stunningly and tellingly silent on one of the most pressing moral and social issues we face today: rape.
What do we do about advertising we find offensive, or even bigoted?
George argues that his view of “moral order” doesn’t have to be connected to “divine revelation or biblical Scripture”—but can simply be defended as the most reasonable order.
An Activism Success Story: And It Was Easy
When deceptive anti-abortion posters began to appear at local conveninece stores, I had to take action.
Despite a strain of “sin or not?” nit-picking, sex advice on Christian websites often emphasizes female pleasure and benefits of healthy sexuality.