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Josh Duggar Checks Into Rehab After Admitting To Cheating On His Wife

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.27.2015 | Entertainment

Josh Duggar checked into rehab after admitting to cheating on his wife following the Ashley Madison hack last week.   On Wednesday...

Josh Duggar's Hypocrisy Is Part of a Much Larger Cultural Problem

The Daily Dot | Posted 08.26.2015 | Entertainment
The Daily Dot

America's most high-profile Christian conservatives often use their social media platforms and media prominence to extol the virtues of chastity -- only to get caught up in sex scandals.

TLC Sets Airdate For Child Sex Abuse Documentary Prompted By Duggars

Associated Press | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.13.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — TLC network has set an airdate for its new documentary to raise awareness about child sexual abuse. The film, "Breaking the ...

Canceling '19 Kids And Counting' Cost Discovery $19 Million

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.06.2015 | Entertainment

 TLC took its sweet time before they decided to cancel "19 Kids and Counting" when Josh Duggar apologized following reports that, as a teen...

'19 Kids And Counting' Canceled By TLC After Josh Duggar Child Molestation Scandal

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.06.2015 | Entertainment

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Why This Mom Had To Say 'Not All Mommies Love Their Babies The Way I Love You'

Amelia | Posted 07.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Amelia

"Some parents get sad and angry when their kids are gay. They have a really hard time with it." "Yeah," he said, "but why is it hard?" I struggled. "Not all mommies love their babies the way I love you."

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...

Josh Duggar and the Myth of Juvenile Justice

Thea Johnson | Posted 06.11.2015 | Crime
Thea Johnson

We are rightly frustrated by what happened with Josh Duggar. But we should direct that collective frustration and anger towards building new and better ways to rehabilitate children who commit crimes and to help their victims.

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.

The Duggars Are Using Mike Huckabee's Political Adviser To Handle PR Crisis

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 06.09.2015 | Entertainment

Last month, after Josh Duggar confessed to molesting four of his underage sisters and a babysitter in the early 2000s, Mike Huckabee was one of the fe...

The Danger Of 'It Wasn't Really Rape'

Pamela Jacobs | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Pamela Jacobs

Jim Bob claims that, "This wasn't rape or anything like that. This was touching over the clothes." This perception that touching is somehow less traumatic than penetration is not only false, it is incredibly damaging to victims, and helps perpetuate a culture of victim-blaming.

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.

Duggar Sisters Say Josh Was 'A Little Too Curious About Girls'

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment

Jill Dillard and Jessa Seewald, stars of "19 Kids and Counting," have spoken out and revealed they were two of the five minors whom their oldest broth...

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 HuffPost Show's Epic Take On Duggar Scandal

The HuffPost Show | Posted 05.31.2015 | HPSN

"The HuffPost Show" breaks down all the unfortunate details of the controversy surrounding the Duggar family. Watch more from our latest episode h...

Duggar Child Molestation Scandal Parodied By 'Funny Or Die'

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 05.29.2015 | Comedy

The Duggar family has been in the news following Josh Duggar's admission that he molested five minor girls when he was a teenager, some of whom were h...

Duggar Scandal Should Prompt TLC To Help Fight Child Abuse, Advocate Says

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.29.2015 | Impact

A women's rights group wants television executives to make sexual abuse prevention a priority on par with promoting one of their top-rated reality sho...

A Healing Choice The Duggars Could Have Made

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 05.29.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar did not guide their son to be one of those people. They likely were protecting him from going to jail. Or perhaps their own reputation. I don't know. But it's at the risk of giving the victims the message, "your pain is insignificant."

Cult of Patriarchy

Melissa Charles | Posted 05.28.2015 | Politics
Melissa Charles

His family, fans, and a politician have weighed in talking about how this was a 'teenage' mistake. And that God challenged them. They talk about how hard it is for Josh. About his victims? *crickets*

What You Need To Know About The 'Quiverfull' Movement

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.26.2015 | Religion

"19 Kids And Counting" stars Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar found themselves in the spotlight for dark reasons this week after reports surfaced that thei...

More Advertisers Drop '19 Kids And Counting' In Wake Of Child Molestation Scandal

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 05.28.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: On Wednesday, TMZ reported that Walgreens, Jimmy Dean, Pure Leaf Iced Tea, Ace Hardware, David's Bridal, ConAgra Foods, Party City and Behr ha...

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?

TLC Pulls '19 Kids And Counting' From Lineup

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment

TMZ was the first to report on Friday that TLC has pulled all airings of "19 Kids and Counting" from its lineup after tabloid reports of child molesta...

Josh Duggar Apologizes After Child Molestation Allegations Surface

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 05.22.2015 | Entertainment

Josh Duggar has apologized following reports that he was investigated for allegedly sexually molesting five underage girls, some of whom are his siste...