Live Like Jesus: How Biblical Womanhood Insults the Imago Dei

In response to Throw Like a Girl: How Feminism Insults Real Women from Desiring God: I love words and exploring their meaning. This is why I have no problem with calling myself a feminist. Evangelical critical opinions about feminism are often overgeneralized and assumed to be anti-femininity. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Feminism is, … More Live Like Jesus: How Biblical Womanhood Insults the Imago Dei

This Woman’s Mission: Mercy & Justice

My entire professional career has been in the movement to end domestic and sexual violence. I’ve moved around in this field starting as a peer educator in college to shelter advocate to state-level policy and education, and now at the national level working in development and communications. It’s so fitting that I get to communicate … More This Woman’s Mission: Mercy & Justice

Thoughts of Miami

Most people have heard about the big announcement by now. I’m overwhelmed by the love and support from family and friends, especially those who have kept up with my journey this summer. But for others there may be confusion and many have asked, “Why?” “How?” “You just moved to Miami!” Yeah, well…let me explain.   … More Thoughts of Miami

Duty Calls

I live in a world that makes it difficult to see two White police officers questioning a young Black boy, and believe they’re just ‘doing their job’. Yet we all just stared as the train pulled away. Wondering what will take place next on that platform. Praying another life doesn’t turn into a hashtag from … More Duty Calls

Justin McCain: Monster

I might be a tad biased, because this poem was birthed out of an event I coordinated college, but it is one of my favorites. I’d asked Justin to perform some poetry for the upcoming Rock Against Rape event, held at the University of Missouri through the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center. He told me he’d … More Justin McCain: Monster