Beauty, the Beast, and Something Overlooked

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed the other night when I came across a post I’ve been waiting for…the “danger, beware the new Beauty and the Beast” post from the religious right. Being the masochist I am, I clicked on it to see the comments. I was curious if followers of the page that posted the link were all far right. The reaction was … Continue reading Beauty, the Beast, and Something Overlooked

Shame Culture/Rape Culture Two Sides of the Same Coin

I don’t watch awards shows for the reason I presume people like Dame Judi Dench don’t bother to attend many, I’m really just too busy. I’m also no fan of the self-aggrandizement involved in fame. I don’t mind movies and music and TV, but there is an air of superiority among those made famous (including those famous within the church) that unnerves me. I assume … Continue reading Shame Culture/Rape Culture Two Sides of the Same Coin