Posts tagged "adoption"
In the News: Prisons Churches, Museums, and, of course, Hobby Lobby

In the News: Prisons Churches, Museums, and, of course, Hobby Lobby

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
Adoption Reform, Right-to-Life Style

Adoption Reform, Right-to-Life Style

Kathryn Joyce reveals what's really going on with the adoption reform bill currently being debated in Ohio.
Orphan Fever: The Evangelical Movement's Adoption Obsession

Orphan Fever: The Evangelical Movement’s Adoption Obsession

By Kathryn Joyce When devout Christian families made it their mission to save children from war-torn countries, the match was often far from heavenly.

Gay Parenthood and the End of Paternity
as We Knew It

An exclusive excerpt from Unhitched:  Love, Marriage, and Family Values from West Hollywood to Western China (pp. 50-55), a book by Judith Stacey, released from NYU Press last month. by Judith Stacey Gay fathers were once as unthinkable as they were invisible. Now they are an undeniable part of the contemporary family landscape. During the same...

The Evangelical Adoption Crusade

Former Revealer managing editor Kathryn Joyce has a new article in the May 9 print edition of The Nation. You can read it online here.  You can listen to Nation editor Betsy Reed and Kathryn talk about the evangelical adoption movement here.  An excerpt from the article:
As a way for conservative evangelicals...

Teetotal, Mean-Spirited, Right-Wing, Narrow-Minded, Conservative Christian Bigot, RIP

From Obit Mag's recent send-off to Jane Russell who died last week, "A Figure of Contradiction":
Born Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell, the actress hailed from Bemidji, Minn., a place she seemed anxious to leave. At 19, she had an abortion, then illegal, and the operation was so botched that she was unable to bear children. In...

Ross Wants Your Snowflakes

Mary Valle: My favorite cheek-shaved, neck-bearded Catholic convert, Ross Douthat, weighs in today (sort of? His columns seem to consistently defy "logic" and "making a point") on abortion and infertility. Citing a recent MTV broadcast of a show in which a teen mother has an abortion, an article about how years of...