Thursday, January 31, 2008

Natural resemblance feminism

I was born into a church that bars me from the priesthood on the basis of something called the "natural resemblance" theory: in other words, because Jesus of Nazareth possessed certain body parts that I do not, and because I have some that he did not, then I do not resemble him well enough to minister in his name.

Today, there are feminists who are demanding that I vote on the same basis; that a presidential ballot cast for anyone who does not possess the same bodily configuration as mine indicates a damning lack of sisterhood on my part.

I daresay, I have not waged my little wars for women's equality only be to be told for whom I must vote. To wit, this post on TAPPED:


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