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It’s Beautiful When You Eat: Reclaiming and Rediscovering Appetite
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It’s Beautiful When You Eat: Reclaiming and Rediscovering Appetite

"It would seem that misogynistic religious traditions sometimes play a role in the entry of anorexia and various eating disorders, as they encourage women to develop appetite-denying practices. Traditional, patriarchal readings of the text take away the notion of appetite as life giving, and these alternative readings have the ability to give women back what was taken from them: a healthy appetite, the expression of which is in their control."
Is "Our Father It?" by Anita Peebles

Is "Our Father" It?

"I must take into account the children raised in households with two mommies, who don’t have a father figure. Just because it does not cause me pain to call God “Father,” it does not mean I am free to do so, to as a minister enforce or normalize this conception of God without considering the experiences of others."
The 2/3rds by Izabelle Woods
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The 2/3rds

"Dropped an atheist-sized grenade into my parents’ kitchen. Turned 20. I start & stop dating a girl. Came out as a lesbian. My dad had heart surgery the same day. Doctors say it’s unrelated. Household in all out war."