Social Commentary

My Experience with the Sex Positivity Movement

Hi y’all!

I have a new article out on my experience with the sex positivity movement (hint: it’s not exactly been positive). You can read it here on Medium!

I invite you to share if you feel it resonates with you or someone you know. I’m social media free these days, so all the support I get on my work is from readers like you! Thank you 🙂

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Please Don’t Ask If I’m Going to Homeschool

Hi ya’ll!

I have a new article out on why I don’t like being asked if I’m going to homeschool my son. 🙂 You can read it here on Medium!  And if you feel so inclined, please share. I’m social media free these days, so any traction my articles get are solely due to the support of readers like you!

Why You Shouldn’t Be Too Quick to Try CBD

In The Mad Dash To Legalize Marijuana, We’ve Been Cavalier About Its Risks

As more and more shops hawk CBD products, claiming they’re a magical cure-all to a laundry list of ailments, we should be skeptical.


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My Coverage of the Southern Baptist Convention Sex Abuse Scandal

My coverage of the SBC sex abuse scandal:

Toxic Masculinity is a Red Herring, and the Economics of Sex

I brought my husband Thomas back on to roast some sacred cow steaks on the hot coals of our passion for truth. We discuss the double-headed red-herring of feminism and toxic masculinity (caught off the coast of Chernobyl, if reports are to be believed), the need for a revival of a Christian approach to marriage (alternative: a post-Chernobyl society), and why the courtship solution to the sexual revolution failed miserably (hint: it’s about economics).

Join us for a take-no-prisoners conversation where we earn our “Tell It Like It Is” merit badges. To the easily triggered: turn back now.

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My Latest: Toxic Masculinity and Purity Culture


Because of my vocations as a wife and the mother of a son, I took interest in the Gillette commercial on toxic masculinity that caused a stir recently. When I first watched the commercial, I had difficulty deducing what exactly was so wrong with it. While I had heard of the term toxic masculinity before, it has become so prevalent and apparently inflammatory that it warranted investigation. Subsequent events, such as the “smirk off” with a young white boy and a Native American man and the involuntarily celibate young man planning on murdering women have redoubled my interest in discerning what this concept is really about…

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My Latest for The Federalist: Healing From Purity Culture

My latest article for The Federalist is out: Healing From Purity Culture Without Rebounding to Something Worse

Interview with Joshua Harris

Josh and I sat down to have a conversation about the documentary I Survived I Kissed Dating Goodbye and topics surrounding his journey reevaluating his book. Here are some of the things we discussed:

The influence Adam and Eve after the Pill by Mary Eberstadt had on our journeys.

The context of the world for sexual norms and Christian values, both when his book was written and now.

I Survived I Kissed Dating Goodbye and Director Jessica, who was the driving force behind the project.

Societal relationships between men and women and how/why Josh views women the way he does now.

Suppression of reality and how that impacts sexuality and spirituality and the ability to deal with our own issues as a Church and community.

The realities of how tribalism and fame influence public figures.

Our plans for the future with projects and business.

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Links mentioned:

Josh’s website where you can see his statement about I Kissed Dating Goodbye:

The free link to the documentary I Survived I Kissed Dating Goodbye:

Josh’s Instagram where you can keep up with some of what he is doing with his new business:

His new business, Clear and Loud:

Examining Emily Joy and #ChurchToo

Valuable commentary by my husband examining with discernment the recent ViW podcast episode with #churchtoo founder Emily Joy.


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