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Equality

While women’s employment rights and prospects have improved overall, significant hindrances remain in many countries, as women are only granted around 75% of the rights men have in the global workforce, a report said. […] Read More

With its vote, the US Senate declared there is no longer any institutional check on the power of the president. How did we get here? Racism, racial anxiety, white privilege and white fragility are central factors. […] Read More

Love of a white nationalistic agenda is neither truly American nor Christian. Certain pious politicians and politicized preachers act in the same self-serving ways their predecessors enabled and excused gender and racial inequality. […] Read More

I believe all humans are made equal. So reading in Genesis that Eve was Adam’s helper left me with growing unease. That’s because I assumed ‘helper’ meant someone who was subordinate. It’s another thing I got wrong about the Bible. […] Read More

Gender discrimination is a ‘root cause’ of stateless children, the UN refugee agency reported, leaving many of them with no official nationality and possibly resulting in wide-ranging violations of children’s rights. […] Read More

Does the US economy work for everyone or just for some? Instead of fighting against an unjust system, we pursue nicer houses, better cars and exotic vacations. Instead of working for more, perhaps we should work for better. […] Read More

African Americans die while in police custody. A culture of sexual harassment and assault runs rampant. Yet the North American church remains silent and sacrifices its prophetic witness. So society marches on without them. […] Read More

With responses varying significantly by race and political affiliation, nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults say slavery’s legacy continues to negatively impact black Americans “a great deal” or “a fair amount,” a Pew study said. […] Read More

An assessment of 187 nations revealed women are fully equal to men under the law in only six nations, a new report said. They are Belgium, Denmark, France, Latvia, Luxembourg and Sweden. […] Read More

I Am a Feminist

For Christians who read and take the Scriptures seriously, a feminist theology emerges out of God’s sincere desire for justice and reconciliation. Here are 5 guiding principles for churches. […] Read More