The History of Homeschooling: 1904-Present

A Brief History of ATI and HSLDA’s Relationship

A Brief History of Homeschool Speech and Debate

No Unbelievers Allowed: How Homeschooling Became a Christians-Only Club

HSLDA Gave This Man Their Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award Just 4 Years Ago

The Skeleton in Doug Phillips’s Closet Is Now in the Creation Museum. Literally.

So… About That “Homeschooled Hero” George Washington

The Jamin C. Wight Story: The Other Child Molester in Doug Wilson’s Closet

When Michael Farris Threatened To Send The FBI After A Homeschool Kid

The Uncomfortable Origin of HSLDA’s “Parental Rights”

Why HSLDA Finds the Proverbial Village Threatening

The False Testimony of Will Estrada on HSLDA and Same-Sex Marriage

Investigative Reports

How Homeschoolers Plan to Take Over the World

The Christian Nationalism of Michael Farris

Do Hard-Right Things: How Alex and Brett Harris’s Rebelution Promotes Extremism

How Advocates of Corporal Punishment Threaten Parents

Meet Allan Carlson, Patrick Henry College’s Anti-Child Protection, Anti-Gay, Pro-Quiverfull Faith & Reason Lecturer

Homeschooling as a Totalistic Tool

End Child Protection: Doug Phillips, HSLDA, and the 2009 Men’s Leadership Summit

How American Homeschoolers Enabled and Funded German Child Abuse: The Real Story Behind the Religious Right and the Twelve Tribes

Why I Cannot Support Frontline Family Ministries’ Abuse Prevention Week

When Homeschool Leaders Looked Away: The Old Schoolhouse Cover-Up

Children as Divine Rental Property: An Exposition on HSLDA’s Philosophy of Parental Rights

The Child as Viper: How Voddie Baucham’s Theology of Children Promotes Abuse

The Fixer

When Homeschoolers Turn Violent

Andrew Pudewa and Musical Pseudoscience

When Your Very Identity is Held Hostage: Alecia Pennington and Identification Abuse

How Christian Homeschool Leaders Have Addressed Domestic Violence Isn’t Ok


Homeschoolers Anonymous, 10 Years Later

Tucker Carlson to Keynote at the Great Homeschool Conventions

Snake Oil Homeschooling: The False Promises of Fear and Control

This is What Child Abusers Look Like in Homeschooling Communities

How Overturning Roe v. Wade Endangers Homeschooling

Dear Homeschool Parents and Leaders, Jesus Doesn’t Need Your Reputation

How We Speak and Think About Children Matters

Homeschooled Kids Matter: A Response to Will Estrada

Blanket Training is About Adults, Not Children

Counting Sheep

Britney Spears and White Evangelicalism

The Nauseating Repetition of Homeschool Abuse Cases

Homeschool Researcher Brian D. Ray Promotes Books Linked to Child Abuse, Deaths

“Cynthia Is Not Wrong”: What Chris Jeub Originally Said

I Was Homeschooled My Entire Life and I Support HB 4498

When I Told God to Fuck Off

Changing the Homeschool Narrative: Child Advocacy in Richmond

Why I am a Radical Activist for All Things Evil

The Stones You Cast, The Tables You Built

How I Learned To Stop Being Afraid and Love Other Religions, Part One: If Satan Made Xanax, And Other Worldview Myths

How I Learned To Stop Being Afraid and Love Other Religions: Part Two, When Buddhism Saved My Life

How I Learned To Stop Being Afraid and Love Other Religions: Part Three, I Celebrate My Childlike Wonder

“The Golden Compass” And The Breaking Of Children’s Wills

A Personal Response to Voddie Baucham on Mental Illness

The Most Controversial Thing I Ever Wrote, Part One

The Most Controversial Thing I Ever Wrote, Part Two

I Was The Original CFC Fuck-Up

Homeschool Confidential: Leaving Generation Joshua

An Open Letter to Anna Duggar

Josh Duggar and Josh Komisarjevsky: A Tale of Two Joshes

Rethinking Purity


A Survival Guide for Homeschool Alumni

Four Solutions to Abuse in Homeschooling Communities

Cultural Competence in Evangelical and Fundamentalist Homeschooling Communities

Curriculum: Child Abuse Awareness 101 for Homeschoolers

Curriculum: Suicide Prevention 101 for Homeschoolers

7 Ways to Support Your LGBTQ Homeschooled Kid No Matter Your Beliefs

40 Ways to Help Homeschool Kids in Bad Situations, Part One

40 Ways to Help Homeschool Kids in Bad Situations, Part Two

Child Abuse Resources for Homeschoolers

Mental Health Resources for Homeschoolers

Resources for Homeschool Alumni

Starting a Child Protection Bookclub

Protecting Your Homeschool Organization from Child Abuse

Seven Positive Parenting Alternatives to Corporal Punishment

Five Ways to Empower Your Homeschooled Child to Cope with Trauma

Why Homeschoolers Need to Understand Trauma Symptoms

Why Homeschoolers Should Embrace the Proverbial Village

What About Socialization — For Parents?


Facing Our Fears: How the Voices of Homeschool Alumni Can Help Homeschooling

The Bible, Like Homeschooling, Can Radicalize or Liberate

Traumatic Homeschooling: How Evangelicals Use Education to Totalize


Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy, State of Belief, “Who May Rue Rescinding Roe

3 New Podcast Episodes on Evangelical Homeschooling

Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy, State of Belief, “How Homeschoolers Plan to Take Over the World”

Dr. Bradley Onishi, Straight White American Jesus, “Radicalized at Home”

Dr. Clint Heacock, MindShift, “Taking Dominion: Inside the Christian Homeschooling Bubble”

Dr. Bradley Onishi, Straight White American Jesus, “Free Britney (From The Evangelicals)!”

Dr. Bradley Onishi, Straight White American Jesus, “The Stay at Home Daughter Movement and the SBC”

Book Reviews and Interviews

Building God’s Kingdom: A Book Review

A Conversation with Morgan Guyton on “How Jesus Saves the World From Us”

This Present Darkness: A Review of M Dolon Hickmon’s “13:24”

An Interview with “13:24” Author M Dolon Hickmon

The 10 Best (AKA, Worst) Quotations from Mary Pride’s “The Child Abuse Industry” (With Gifs)

What J. Richard Fugate Says About… Tolerating Child Abuse

Sexual Coercion as Redemptive: Nancy Wilson on a Wife’s Sexual Duties

How Voddie Baucham’s Teachings Cause Long-Term Damage: Collected Interviews

“My Parents Abused Me”: An Interview with Hallie Ray Ziebert


On the Coalition for Responsible Home Education: The 2014 HARO Survey of Homeschool Alumni

On Homeschool Alumni Reaching Out: The 2015 Survey of Identification Abuse Within Homeschooling

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On Secular Woman: Like Voldemort To Wizards: How Christian Homeschooling Made Me A Sex Ed Advocate

On Cindy Wang Brandt: Jesus Isn’t a Pill and My Pills Aren’t Saviors

On A Study of the Soul: soul tattoos & spider webs

On Patheos: Putting Children First: Rejecting a One-Size-Fits-All Mentality

On the Coalition for Responsible Home Education: “Not everyone had parents like I did”

On the Coalition for Responsible Home Education: Checks and Balances: The Conservative Case for Homeschool Oversight

On the Child-Friendly Faith Project: Why the Waffle House Shooter’s Homeschooling Background Matters

On Fathom Magazine: This Lying Survivor: Frank E. Peretti and Evangelical Fears About False Abuse Allegations

On Religion Dispatches: Why #FreeBritney Is An #Exvangelical Cause

On Religion Dispatches: What the Latest “God’s Not Dead” Gets Egregiously Wrong—And Right—About Homeschooling

On Religion Dispatches: Unintended Consequences: Overturning Roe v. Wade May Endanger This Cherished Evangelical Practice

On the Vashti Initiative: You Are Not Your Own: And Other Lies Evangelicalism Taught Me

On Religion Dispatches: At This Week’s Meeting, Will SBC Vote For Voddie Baucham, The Homeschooling “Star” Who Embraces The Right Wing Theology At the Heart of the Abuse Scandal?

On Religion Dispatches: Lila Rose and the Right Resurrect Malicious Child Predator Myth Putting LGBTQ People in Even Greater Danger

On Religion Dispatches: Communicators for Christ: How Homeschool Debate Leagues Shaped the Rising Stars of the Christian Right

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