How do we decide whether a shooting is caused by mental illness or terrorism? What if it’s both?
We need goals. But if these goals are much too far out of reach—if they are (for most, if not all) unattainable—then they force us to choose between hypocrisy and despair, between faking it and giving up. ––– “You know, I can trust a cynic, and a con man, but I can’t trust a hypocrite. […]
A former evangelical minister turned LGBT advocate comes clean about his motives.
In just a few days Holly Fisher has gained 23,000 Twitter followers, been featured in nearly every “news” source and has became, at once, an overnight darling and an overnight joke. But how did she do it?
Christopher Dale isn’t as liberal as he used to be, but he’s not ready to vote for bigotry and craziness either.
Jesse Bradley considers where our spiritual scars come from, drawing from his many years as a pastor listening to people share their stories and experiences.
It is a commonly held belief that, some 2,000 years ago, a book, in complete form—edited with annotations—fell from the heavens.
At universities around the world, men’s groups are banned.
It’s fine if you want to believe these things. Just stop saying they’re in an easily-checkable text, and stop taking other people’s word for it that they are.
Let us imagine a world where choosing your sexuality is as conscious, and awkward, as sex ed was.
After all the hard work he’s put in, Rick Belden wonders if there are some things we just can’t change.
Occupy Wall Street and the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell may mark the beginning of the end of an era of complacency, fundamentalism, and a privileged few.