Opinion | Sexuality
The Religion of The Bachelorette and Reality TV: Moralistic Therapeutic DeismSubscriber access only
Emily Maynard, who demonstrated a few evangelical signs, had a faith choice to make.
Opinion | Sexuality
Lusting After Asparagus?: Our Culture's Food Porn ProblemSubscriber access only
What's wrong with ogling beautifully shot images of filet mignon and other rich foods? A lot, actually.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Primetime Pregnancy: Why We Need Birthing FilmsSubscriber access only
Most women go into birth not knowing what to expect. Why birthing videos can help.
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The Problem with "Awkward Couples of Liberty University"Subscriber access only
And other postmodern instruments of public shame.
Opinion | Sexuality
'Half the Sky' Brings Gender-Based Horrors to Documentary FilmSubscriber access only
What the new film shows us that the acclaimed book can't.
Opinion | Sexuality
Bullied News Anchors and Our Fear of FatSubscriber access only
What Jennifer Livingston's response to one ignorant reviewer gets right and wrong about obesity.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Laughing at the Sexual Abuse of Boys?Subscriber access only
A new movie suggests that boys want to be sexually exploited by adult women. Really?
Opinion | Sexuality
Cashing In on Breast Cancer: A Review of 'Pink Ribbons, Inc.'Subscriber access only
A new documentary, in select theaters now, urges women to 'think before you pink.'
Opinion | Pop Culture
Born This Way? The Moral Universe of 'Glee'Subscriber access only
Last night's season finale underscores how the show is just as preachy as 'Christian films.'
Opinion | Pop Culture
Time's Breast-Feeding Cover Adds Fuel to the Mommy WarsSubscriber access only
Why Christians, of all people, must call a truce and support moms—no matter their parenting style.
Opinion | Sexuality
Porn, Raquel Welch, and the Power of Our Sexual ImaginationSubscriber access only
When we let porn and fashion magazines tell us what's beautiful, we usually reject the flesh-and-blood beauty right in front of us.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Why We Can All Opt Out of the 'War on Women'Subscriber access only
We can all stop using such violent imagery to describe what women face.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Ryan Gosling, Romance Novels, and the Dangers of FantasizingSubscriber access only
The problem isn't that we long for something better. It's that we long for too small of things.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Mourning the Death of Family-Friendly TVSubscriber access only
What the loss of "family hour" reveals about our fragmented society—including the church.
Opinion | Sexuality
Mike Daisey, Apple, and Our Culture's Crisis in Truth-TellingSubscriber access only
Are "emotional truths" acceptable if they lead to greater awareness? How we answer matters a great deal.
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Hungry for the Hunger Games: Why We Need Dystopian TalesSubscriber access only
We can't shelter young readers from the world's violence forever.
Opinion | Sexuality
Confessions of a Male FeministSubscriber access only
I thought I was pro-woman, until I showed up at the 2012 women's film festival.
Opinion | Pop Culture
The Best Naked Pregnant Woman on a Magazine CoverSubscriber access only
Why Jessica Simpson's recent 'Elle' cover is worth celebrating.
Opinion | Sexuality
The 99 Problems with Jay-Z's Use of "B----"Subscriber access only
The celebrated rapper insists he'll continue to use the word despite the arrival of his newborn baby girl, Blue Ivy Carter.
Opinion | Pop Culture
'Why I Hate Religion But Love Jesus': To Adore or Abhor?Subscriber access only
What we can take away from the viral video that elicited such visceral reactions.
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