What MeToo hasn’t yet accomplished
Social media movements fade. Survivors of sexual assault and harassment need living communities.
Sexual assault is a public health issue
Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan’s study of agency, consent, and sex on college campuses
I May Destroy You takes us on a quest for wholeness
As Arabella struggles to remember the night she was assaulted, other memories emerge as well.
Rachael Denhollander’s account of standing up against sexual abuse
The gymnast who brought down Larry Nassar tells her story.
The sexual harasser in the church soup kitchen
When a culture of abuse thrives within a congregation
Miriam Toews imagines her way into an insular community grappling with sexual assault
In her new novel, women in a Mennonite colony plot their own liberation.
The church’s response to sexual assault survivors
We should not be surprised when Christian men belittle and ignore women who speak out. Biblical heroes of the faith do the same.
Responding to trauma
As religious leaders, we cannot ignore what the events surrounding the confirmation hearings are doing, especially to our bodies.
The power of Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony
Ford inspired survivors to tell their own stories of sexual violence. It’s up to the rest of us to respond.
Racism, sexual predators, and my experiences with both
I’ve re-watched the footage of Anita Hill.
A pivotal moment at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings
If the judge is a person of strong moral character, he should demonstrate that.
Why Roxane Gay resists the conversion narrative
Sexual violence doesn't always allow its survivors to claim redemption.
by Amy Frykholm
Women of the Bible say #MeToo
Read Tamar or Dinah's story with your church. Listen together for their cries.
Some bright spots in 2017
A year after the election, we decided to look for signs of hope. We found them all around us.
Sorry, not sorry
Sometimes we need a place where we are told, “You did nothing wrong.” Can our communities provide that space?
18 ways churches can fight sexual assault in 2018
A pastor's #MeToo story
"What can we do to make this go away?" a member of the personnel committee asked.
The troubling theology that condones Roy Moore
The idea of a father God is extremely important in evangelical thought. They grasp that metaphor for God above all others. As a result, the evangelical understanding of the family is intimately connected to their understanding of God.
Shining a light on our lurking depravity
I never imagined Kevin Spacey as a moral guide. Still, even when the bar was not high, the news has been heartbreaking for humanity.
How #MeToo calls everyone to fight sexual harassment and assault
The ultimate goal is to dismantle toxic constructions of masculinity. There are steps we can take now.