Since the 1970s, Sojourners has been committed to resisting sexism in all its forms, while affirming the integrity and equality of women and men in the church and in the larger world. Through biblical education, creative advocacy, and bridge building, we champion policies at home and abroad that fortify women’s health and dignity through eliminating gender discrimination and abuse, supporting pay equity, and increasing economic empowerment.
Is the creation of bro-culture women really the hope of today’s semi-wave of feminism?
Schumer’s strong, emphatic, and well-intended words once again have reduced the feminist cause to the act of sex and a woman’s appearance. She rails against sexual restrictions on women, male sexual dominance, and that weight and beauty define a woman’s worth, all worthwhile topics. But in this extremely powerful and culturally influential speech, I wonder: where is any mention of actual equality?
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan described the decree as “completely unacceptable in modern Britain.”
Of course, this will bother a lot of people.
Lawson will be a free-spirited rabbi who takes the Jewish imperative for tikkun olam (“healing the world,” in Hebrew) seriously.
International Menstrual Hygiene Day Highlights Ongoing Taboos, Challenges of Good Reproductive Health
Menstruation is a natural biological function and essential to good reproductive health. But cultural and religious taboos mean it continues to be treated as shameful and dirty.
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Don't Let Domestic Abusers Buy Guns!
Without a stronger federal background check system, domestic abusers can easily buy guns online, at a gun show, or across state lines. Let’s make sure our senators know this is unacceptable.
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