Pro-lifers, Don’t Forget to Speak Life Online

On January 22, my social media feed blew up with sonograms, pregnant bellies, and cherub-like baby faces. When I read the accompanying posts, I was disturbed by the incongruity of such sweet images paired with words conveying fury, spite and vitriol. The passage of New York’s Reproductive Health Act on the anniversary of Roe v.Continue reading “Pro-lifers, Don’t Forget to Speak Life Online”

Christian Clickbait and the Lost Art of Using Our Brains Online

This must be a joke. Confusion, shock, and other unpleasant emotions smoldered under my skin when I first read a recent viral post featuring a graphic and title that you’d expect to see on the Christian parody site The Babylon Bee. “Men Prefer Debt-Free Virgins Without Tattoos” blew up on social media last week, generatingContinue reading “Christian Clickbait and the Lost Art of Using Our Brains Online”