Reading Time: 2 minutes I was almost impregnated by a child molester. I can’t go into too much detail, but I will say this: it was a heterosexual-passing long-term relationship between two white people. It was socially condoned in almost every way. I could’ve become pregnant and had that baby, and everyone would’ve cheered. Luckily, that’s not what happened. […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes My college folklore professor Alan Dundes, a scholar often credited with creating the modern field of folkloristics, was an energetic teacher and learner with both a love and an encyclopedic knowledge of the field. When he gave a lecture on “sick” jokes to a hall filled with hundreds of students, I was fascinated. Even though […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s not a promiscuous non-Christian teen in her third trimester who just isn’t ready for kids yet.