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Devouring the Forbidden Fruit

Monique Ruffin | Posted 03.06.2014 | Black Voices
Monique Ruffin

Naomi Wolf's latest book, Vagina, is my new bible. And yes, this from a licensed spiritual practitioner and former devoted Christian.

'God Is Gay, Too': Notes From My Eight-year-old Self

Taro Gold | Posted 09.22.2013 | Gay Voices
Taro Gold

Thanks to such revelations by my eight-year-old self, I came to view God as the whole of life, the entirety of the vast Universe. We are all a piece of God. And that's why, with me being gay, I knew a piece of God is gay, too.

2013: The Year Women Abolish God

Mark Morford | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Mark Morford

Could this be the grand finale? The glorious death knell for the ugliest portions of organized religion and its relentless, impressive beat-down of the stubborn female species for lo these past 2,013 years? Can we at least hope?

Hyde Restrictions Would Make Obama Budget Immoral

Harry Knox | Posted 04.02.2013 | Religion
Harry Knox

While Roe v. Wade guaranteed that abortion was legal in America, the last four decades have been a struggle to ensure access to that right. As clergy, I see this problem with a pastoral eye. How is it just to deny a woman access to a constitutionally-protected right simply because she is poor?

Guilty Pleasures: Religion and Sex Among American University Students

Roger Friedland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Roger Friedland

In 2008 and 2009 we asked close to a thousand students about their sex lives. Does the nature of the God students believe in, and the kind of religious community they come from, make a difference in their sex lives?

God, Sex and Love on American Campuses

Roger Friedland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Roger Friedland

When compared to those who don't believe in anything beyond the physical world, young people who definitely believe in God are twice as likely to make love, as opposed to just having sex.