Woman wearing a black hijab
April 5th, 2019

When non-Muslim women travel to majority-Islamic countries, it’s fairly common for them to don a hijab, in line with local customs (and in some cases, laws). But is that the right approach? Some feminists say absolutely not. Continue reading

A woman pictured in a cathedral
June 19th, 2017

Southern Baptists aren’t exactly known for progressive stances on gender equality, but this may be changing with their new translation of the Christian Standard Bible (CSB). Published last fall, the CSB is an update on a Southern Baptist-affiliated version that … Continue reading

Broken rings signifying divorce
May 18th, 2017

Esther has spent the past 29 years attempting – unsuccessfully – to divorce her husband. Not a civil divorce, mind you. That part was easy. Civil proceedings moved quickly through the courts after her husband tried to murder her back … Continue reading

Women everywhere suffer from religious oppression.
June 17th, 2016

Anyone who argues that men and women are fully equal must not study religion very closely. While most contemporary religious views support equality of the sexes, there still exist plenty of traditional religious sects and organizations which teach otherwise. In some cases, … Continue reading