My most racist, homophobic cousin is a recreational preacher - didn't go to divinity school but is part of a Christian group where everyone calls each other Brother (name) and give sermons. He believes women should not work outside the home. He is also super pro Israel because he believes Jews have to be in Israel for… » 3/21/14 3:30pm 3/21/14 3:30pm

On Burt's link about purity culture and rape culture

When I was a teenager, I had very strict parents. They weren't strict because they were religious - it was all about my ma's anxiety. But, as a side effect of her anxiety, my social activities were extremely limited. Though I wasn't raised religiously, I started attending a youth group at a non-denominational church… » 10/24/13 11:46am 10/24/13 11:46am