The Southern Baptist Convention met in New Orleans last week and declared women lacked the necessary chromosome to pastor a church. Bless their hearts.
Some male allies rushed to post pithy memes expressing allyship to demonstrate their wokeness. Others sought to raise the consciousness of misogynists by providing biblical evidence empowering women.
But really, why bother? Been there – done that. I refuse to waste any more of my time on those who have repeatedly chosen alliance with oppressive structures.
I refuse to “defend” women or “speak” for their liberation. They have been doing an amazing job of speaking for themselves – and still they remain unheard. They really do not need me to live out some savior complex.
Besides, do we really think we can reason with a bunch of old white men bent of preserving the last vestiges of patriarchy? Or, for that matter, heteronormativity or white supremacy?
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