From Jes Kast-Keat
It is my pleasure to introdcue to you my friend and colleague, Rev. Angie Mabry-Nauta, who is making a guest appearance on my post today.
What on earth is going on?
There seems to be an outbreak of blatant misogyny. I feel as if I'm in a twilight zone of female dissing. In the past three months alone in the United States ...
- the Vatican smacked American nuns for their social justice work and lack of support for its agenda. (Click here for a news article about it, and here to read my blog post about it.)
- the Commission for Women in the Reformed Church in America recommended in its report to General Synod 2012 (the denomination's highest assembly) that the "conscience clauses" that protect those who disagree with women's ordination be repealed. (Click here to read an article I wrote about it.) Several churches have already threatened that if it is repealed, they will leave the denomination. (Click here to read an article written by Rev. Stacey Midge, Moderator of the Commission for Women.)
- Republicans in the US Senate successfully blocked the passage of the Equal Pal Measure that would have guaranteed women in the workforce pay equal to that of their male co-workers.
- Read more and respond.