My name’s Mikel and I’m a GIRL

My name’s Mikel and I’m a GIRL

I have a traditionally male name. I mean, sometimes it’s used as a girl’s name but not very often. I was also born in 1980, when Michael was the most popular name for baby boys. I’ve heard speculation on why my parents chose this name, but I don’t really know the...

They Said/I Heard

This post was inspired by the post Sexual Purity: What They Said vs. What We Learned. That post is about how the lessons about sex learned by children of Evangelical parents don’t necessarily match the intentions of their parents. If that sounds like an odd idea...

My ‘Raised Evangelical’ Story

I’m using the questions from the Love, Joy, Feminism blog series “Raised Evangelical” as a guide. (http://www.patheos.com/blogs/lovejoyfeminism/raised-evangelical-adult-children-reflect). There are more stories at that blog for any readers who are interested. Raised...