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When Child Sexual Abuse Is in the Public Eye, Don't Lose Sight of the Children

Teresa Huizar | Posted 08.28.2015 | Parents
Teresa Huizar

Each year, official government reports indicate that more than 62,000 children are sexually abused. The numbers are especially staggering for girls aged 14-17, of whom researchers estimate more than 17% have experienced sexual abuse.

Josh Duggar Thanks Jim Bob For Being There 'Through The Hard Times' In Father's Day Video

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment

Josh Duggar -- who admitted this past May that as a teenager he molested five minor girls (some of whom were his sisters) -- released a heartfelt mess...

In Response to the Duggar Family: Responding to Sexual Behavior Problems in Youth

Teresa Huizar | Posted 06.10.2015 | Impact
Teresa Huizar

For Children's Advocacy Centers, many of our most heart-wrenching cases involve families in which sibling abuse has occurred. Parents are distraught about the victimization of one child, while terribly worried about the legal consequences to another child.

If You Love the Duggars But Not Caitlyn Jenner, What Credit Is That to You?

Zack Hunt | Posted 06.08.2015 | Religion
Zack Hunt

We're quick to love like Jesus when the people who need that love are already one of us, but when the people who need loving are people we don't like, people we're afraid of, or people whose lives we "don't agree with," we quickly and unapologetically exchange that love for wrath.

The Duggars Have a Lot to Teach the Church About Islam

Zack Hunt | Posted 06.08.2015 | Religion
Zack Hunt

If you're tired of defending Christianity every time another self-professed Christian makes the news for doing something evil, and yet you also find yourself denouncing Islam as an inherently evil religion based on what you see on TV and what little you've read of the Quran, I urge you to stop.

In Constantly Talking About Forgiveness Are The Duggers Looking For 'Cheap Grace'?

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 06.05.2015 | Religion

There was one word Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar brought up frequently during a recent interview with Fox News' Megyn Kelly about their oldest son Josh...

Whoopi Goldberg Slams Duggars For Hypocrisy: 'You're Not Forgiving Of People'

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 06.04.2015 | Media

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar broke their silence this week about son Josh's confessed sexual molestation of his sisters -- and women of "The View" were...

The Duggars Break Their Silence In First Interview Following Child Molestation Scandal

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 06.04.2015 | Entertainment

On Wednesday, "19 Kids and Counting" stars Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar broke their silence for the first time since their oldest son Josh admitted th...

The Dangerous Hypocrisy of the Right: The Josh Duggar Edition

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 06.02.2015 | Gay Voices
J Nelson Aviance

The rhetoric of religious freedom and the 'war on Christianity' -- so often used as a justification for discrimination against LGBTQ people -- has nothing to do with religion or faith.

Joshua Duggar and the Scandal of Evangelical Celebrity

Brandan Robertson | Posted 05.29.2015 | Religion
Brandan Robertson

The Joshua Duggar controversy is one of dozens of scandals that have emerged from within conservative Christianity. In the midst of the tidal wave of scandal, we must ask whether these situations are a matter of coincidence or symptomatic of a larger issue with the religious system in which they are occurring?

Trooper Who Did Not Report Duggar Abuse Listed 'Preschools,' 'Puberty' As Online Interests

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 05.28.2015 | Entertainment

The Arkansas state trooper who reportedly gave the young Josh Duggar a “very stern talk” once had a Yahoo profile in which he detailed his own sex...

During Political Run, Duggar Dad Said Rape And Incest Merited Capital Punishment

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics

In 2002, Jim Bob Duggar argued that rape and incest merited the death penalty. But that same year, one of his own sons reportedly committed incest, an...

Republican Finally Demands Charges in Duggar Scandal... Against Police Chief Who Followed the Law

David Pakman | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics
David Pakman

Naturally, I was heartened and optimistic this morning when I read that a Republican finally stepped up and was calling for charges in the case. Unfortunately, Arkansas State Senator has called for charges against Kathy O'Kelley, Chief of the Springdale, Arkansas police.

Where's My Pile of Stones?

Zack Hunt | Posted 05.26.2015 | Religion
Zack Hunt

If we insist on continuing to equate stone-casting to simple, yet critical accountability, particularly when children are abused and neither their abusers nor those over them are held accountable, then I have just one question. Where's my pile of stones?

'19 Kids And Counting' Dad: Petition To Cancel Show Has Only Helped Family

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.17.2014 | Gay Voices

Jim Bob Duggar, the patriarch of the "19 Kids and Counting" family, says that a petition to cancel the TLC show over the family's anti-LGBT sentiments...

Thousands Rally To Support Reality Stars The Duggars In Aftermath Of Anti-Gay Controversy

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.24.2014 | Gay Voices

Fans of TLC's hit reality show "19 Kids And Counting" are coming to the Duggar family's aid following a viral petition calling for the show's cancella...

Bad News For The Stars Of '19 Kids And Counting'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.22.2014 | Gay Voices

Thousands are backing a petition calling for the cancellation of the TLC series "19 Kids and Counting" over the stars' discriminatory sentiments again...

Jessa Duggar's Fiance Moves Into The Family Home

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

Jessa Duggar's fiance Ben Seewald has officially moved into the Duggar family home. The 19-year-old, who was living four hours away with his paren...

'19 Kids and Counting' Star Jill Duggar Is Having A Baby!

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 08.20.2014 | Entertainment

"19 Kids and Counting" star Jill Duggar (now Jill Dillard) and husband Derick Dillard are having a baby! The couple, who married on June 21 in Spr...

'19 Kids And Counting' Star Jessa Duggar Is Engaged!

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment

"19 Kids and Counting" star Jessa Duggar is engaged to be married to Ben Seewald. "We are so blessed to be engaged!" the happy couple said in a st...

Michelle Duggar: 'The Bible Is The Owner's Manual For Our Lives'

Posted 03.11.2014 | Religion

The Duggars aren't shy about their commitment to Christianity. "Our faith is the core of our lives," Michelle Duggar told host Nancy Redd in an int...

Jim Bob Duggar On Wife After 19 Kids: 'She's Found The Fountain Of Youth'

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Ahead of the eighth season of "19 Kids And Counting," 20 of the 21-member Duggar clan joined HuffPost Live to talk about life as a Duggar and the show...

'19 Kids': Jim Bob And Josh Vow To Lose Weight

Posted 04.10.2013 | TV

Jim Bob and Josh Duggar decided that maybe it was time to start taking their health more seriously on "19 Kids & Counting." They were determined to lo...

Josh And Anna Duggar Expecting A Boy

Posted 04.01.2013 | Celebrity

In a conveniently timed announcement, considering "19 Kids and Counting" returns for its 11th season Tuesday, Anna and Josh Duggar have revealed they ...

The Duggars Considering Adoption

Posted 03.27.2013 | Celebrity

Sounds like the Duggars are looking to expand their ever-growing brood. Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, who already have 19 children, don't necessari...