Why would I keep writing about Josh Butler and Beautiful Union when most people who were talking about it have moved on? I will keep writing on Butler because I believe that Butler's thesis greatly enables men who abuse their long-term female intimate partners, and this fact has not been sufficiently attended to yet by… Continue reading The neglect of intimate partner abuse in the advocacy community (Butler series part 2)
When dental visits unearth old trauma
Trigger Warning From the taste of blood in her mouth to feeling powerless and unable to talk, sexual assault survivor Juliet dreaded annual visits to the dentist. Everything brought back the trauma of the sexual abuse she'd endured from a male relative from the age of three to 14. She would "white knuckle" the dental… Continue reading When dental visits unearth old trauma
Christian Today needs to learn how to report about domestic abuse. San Bernardino killer Cedric Anderson was NOT a ‘deeply religious’ pastor.
[March 13, 2023: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] According to Christian Today, the San Bernardino killer Cedric Anderson was a 'deeply religious' pastor. This article by Mark Woods is a classic example of really bad reporting of domestic violence… Continue reading Christian Today needs to learn how to report about domestic abuse. San Bernardino killer Cedric Anderson was NOT a ‘deeply religious’ pastor.