“We’re also trying to change the famous stereotype of ‘if he hits you, he loves you.’ Abuse is not an expression of love.”
The system which was supposed to protect Dae’von from harm placed him, time and again, directly in the path of an abusive monster.
Poor Abuelita was left to give me the facts-of-life-talk after I asked her what the word “masturbation” meant.
When one has to feed a child and provide shelter and clothing, self-sacrifice can only go so far.
Unlike other cheated-on spouses, Jenny Sanford’s response has engendered empathy as well as admiration
“If I wanted to join the military and climb the ladder to a high rank, or to run for public office, I’d pretty much be screwed.”
To be able to vote away the civil rights of a minority group is an action in defence of heterosexist privilege.
No matter how hard you try and no matter how much you love your children, at some point they are going to embarrass you.
The son’s mother is a troubled homeless woman who drifts in and out of the family’s life, and the family must find a way to embrace her because she has given them the precious gift of a child.
“There is a heavy Reconstructionist element to a lot of Quiverfull advocacy, with advocates speaking about the generational changes they will bring about through having many children.”