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Letter from the HQ
Letters & Comments
Love It/Shove It
Annals of Junk technology: G-Spotting

The complain List

||| at the Page—A Q&A with author G. Willow Wilson

||| at the Web—Is Pinterest is as girly because the media paints it? And if that is so, who cares?

||| On Activism—Sarah Schulman talks activism, publishing politics, and making paintings from the margins

::: Nude Awakening Can the nudist circulate get its groove again?

::: Sugar Rush—Speaking with writer and recommendation columnist Cheryl Strayed

::: lifestyles on Mars (Hill)—In the nation's fastest-growing megachurch, religion and feminism don't mix

::: road Smarts—The gender justice of graffiti artist Panmelo Castro

::: unwell Advised—A new group of dating specialists are taking advantage of the single-black-woman meme

\\\ Bookmarked—Why does gender desire its personal genre?

\\\ intercourse and Salacity—Should we chuckle or draw back while girls are susceptible onscreen?

\\\ Rapped Up—Why can't the mainstream media deal with girl MCs one by one?

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There are women who have tried that in other secular places and that works for them, but it doesn’t work for a lot of them,” says Sandler. ” There’s also the question of how the choices these women have made for themselves will inf luence those they present to their children. For Kailea, this was what convinced her she made the right choice in leaving Mars Hill. “Your daughters and your sons, they’re never going to go in and see a woman speaking, they’re not going to see a woman leading worship,” she says.

Men need respect, women need love. Men are messy, women are neat. One member describes her relationship using a driving analogy, in which she drives her hot-pink car alongside her husband’s blue one, occasionally pulling behind to let him take the lead. Becoming a deacon is the highest leadership position available to women at Mars Hill, a role between congregant and pastor that exists mainly to offer support to the elders (and a word whose Greek origins literally translate to “servant”). It’s hard to see 21st-century women signing up for this, and many of them were surprised about it themselves.

At Sunsport Gardens, for instance, lone males are checked against a sexual predator database before being allowed on the campus. At other nudist settings, unaccompanied men are flat-out banned. It’s inarguable that nudism today simply cannot sustain the same idealistic bonhomie as it did in the 1930s and ’40s, when clothes-free pioneers literally built their own retreats from the larger world, or in the 1960s and ’70s, when the lifestyle was simply another part of a burgeoning counterculture. The world is too cynical, the flesh too commodified, the pictures too easily uploaded to millions of eyeballs.

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