Opinion | Sexuality
How the Dating Scene Became Stacked Against WomenSubscriber access only
Stats confirm what we knew all along: There aren't enough single men.
The disparity is especially stark in religious groups—Birger studied Mormons and Orthodox Jews—since men are leaving religion behind at higher rates than women.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Evangelical in Mormon TerritorySubscriber access only
How being in the religious minority inspired me to listen and learn.
They were concerned that I was flying too close to the sun, that the sole purpose of Mormons talking to me about their faith was so that they could convert me.
Opinion | Sexuality
The Real Value of SexSubscriber access only
Examining the lies that sex is worth nothing or sex is worth everything.
Your life no longer has value. It's not just Mormons who pass around this message. It's common in evangelical circles, and it's at the heart of the Puritan lie about sex.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Why I Don't Keep a Mommy BlogSubscriber access only
In a world that's as impersonal and voyeuristic as ours, I want the things I do at home to be just for the people I see and touch daily.
In a world that's as impersonal and voyeuristic as ours, I want the things I do at home to be just for the people I see and touch daily.
Opinion | Sexuality
Consider the VampireSubscriber access only
Why the 'Twilight' novels deserve our attention—and why they should raise concern.
John Granger wrote a fascinating article "Mormons Vampires in the Garden of Eden" for Touchstone magazine about the subversive allegory of the Mormon faith.