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The Cult of the Good Christian Woman

The community that raised me is pushing an ideal for women that is repressive and damaging

Illustration: Fei Fei

WWho is the “Good Christian Woman”? She is a wife who values having a family over a career or education. She oversees domestic responsibilities, she is obedient to her husband and God’s will, and she protects her children from secular influence. She…

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Sarah Olson Michel

Sarah Olson Michel

Aspiring animal behavior researcher writing about science and feminism. Endometriosis warrior.