Thursday, April 23, 2015

Away & Marriage

I'm away at my favorite writer's conference in Colorado Springs, taking in workshops about the craft, Q&A's with editors, and the lot!

Ryuu assumed he was coming along. He made
life difficult when he realized he wasn't.
You can follow me on Twitter to get to-the-minute updates from the conference. I'll also blog about it when I get back.

In the meantime, I have some excellent reading for you from Tim Fall. This week he wrote about the problems with complementarian gender roles and why drawing a parallel between marriage and American democracy just doesn't hold up. Check it out:

I’ve read much on marriage over the years. Some is wonderful, some is funny, some is heart-wrenching and some is just plain stupid. 

Here’s one of the worst: In a marriage the husband and wife each have a say in making family decisions, but if they don’t agree then the husband has the final say. They both get to vote; the husband’s vote just counts more...

Read the rest.