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Westboro Baptist "Church" vs. the KKK

Riot.Jane The Westboro scammers were up to their usual shenanigans yesterday, Memorial Day (US), at Arlington National Cemetery. The latest twist? The Knights of the Southern Cross (KKK) responded in kind. Westboro is, for the most part, a multi-generational family affair,

Posted in glbt, heterosexuality, holiday, law, news, psychology/psychiatry, Spirituality

Having Coffee With The Lunatics In My Head

Riot.Jane Sometimes I wonder how many individual nutcases are loose in my head. Seriously, when I consider the things that I believe concurrently, many of them mutually-exclusive, I have to wonder when it was that I began renting out rooms

Posted in confessions, Spirituality

Understanding Human Warfare

Riot.Jane I am currently reading American Gods, by Neil Gaiman.  Twice already I’ve laughed out loud, and twice I’ve been made to really think about the nature of Man.  This was one of the latter: There’s never been a true

Posted in culture, Spirituality

The Nature of Jesus and the Point of Christianity

Something that’s bugged me on and off for a few years now is a theological question upon which I’d like to receive Jane input . . . What is the appropriate name/label for someone who generally believes in the teachings

Posted in Spirituality

Woman "Not Guilty" should Son Rise from the Dead

Baltimore, MD — A former religious cult member has agreed to an unheard-of plea deal: She has plead guilty and will testify against four others in the starving death of her 1-year-old son but reserves the right to rescind her

Posted in abuse, family, moms, news, parenthood, Spirituality

My Childhood God

Riot.Jane has shared this piece of touching artwork she created: As with any submitted artwork, click the picture to see the full-sized version.

Posted in confessions, Spirituality

"Dead Hooker Barbie" Makes all the Difference

I’ve been with my boyfriend for going on three years. At the year-and-a-half mark, we flew out of state to spend the Christmas with his religious family. You know, the family that is always twittering, “When are you moving home?”

Posted in feminism, Spirituality

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