Category Archives: Domestic Violence

He didn’t know it was her turn.

We can get an idea of where feminists want to take converging domestice violence and rape laws from two recent articles about laws in Sweden*.  Celia Farber at observer.com explains that a husband “nagging” his wife for sex is now … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Mail, Domestic Violence, New Morality, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Yes Means Yes, You can't make this stuff up | 122 Comments

She brings a perspective you cannot bring.

Jen Wilkin explains that male pastors need women to preach to women because: She holds an authority you cannot hold. She brings a perspective you cannot bring.  I wrote about the authority question yesterday, but it is worth reiterating that … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Domestic Violence, Feminists, Headship, Jen Wilkin, Mary Kassian, Rationalization Hamster, Rebellion, Sheila Gregoire, Submission, The Gospel Coalition, You can't make this stuff up | 44 Comments

NFL Super Bowl PSA: Who is the abuser?

During the Super Bowl tomorrow the NFL will be running the following PSA on domestic violence: Last year’s PSA featured a woman dialing 911 but not being able to tell the 911 operator why she called.  She couldn’t speak freely … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Violence, Duluth Model, Pastor Abedini, Uncategorized | 133 Comments

Not listening.

A few readers have challenged my observation that when complementarians say husbands are guilty of “not listening” to their wives what they mean is husbands aren’t doing what the wife says.  I’ve recently offered multiple examples where complementarians do this … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Bill Bennett, Complementarian, Denial, Domestic Violence, Dr. David Clarke, Fireproof, Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, Headship, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Lowering The Boom, Not Listening, Rebellion, Submission, Theological Crossdressing, Threatpoint, Tim and Kathy Keller, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call | 107 Comments

Honey, I’m home!

While Pastor Saeed Abedini was flying home to see his wife and children yesterday after being imprisoned for his faith for nearly four years, his wife Naghmeh was preparing a special surprise for him. According to a local news station, … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Violence, Pastor Abedini, Rebellion, Threatpoint, Ugly Feminists, Wake-up call | 282 Comments