challenging religious privilege in public life

Joyce Arthur


Blasphemy Is Not Racism

We’re in a clash of ideologies. The liberal western tradition of freedom of speech (however tarnished) is anathema to fundamentalist Islam.

No, you can’t be a pro-life feminist: It’s a betrayal of women

Feminism says that women are free and autonomous human beings with their own inherent dignity and right to life and liberty, just like men.

Why the Christian Right Wages War Against Abortion

Why is the United States, home of the original women’s liberation movement, cursed with such massive resistance to legal abortion?

Mortal Sins of the Vatican

Is the Vatican willing to sacrifice humanity in its attempt to protect its own power base in the world? This article examines the role of…