Press Mentions and Articles that Quote Me:
“The Rise of #Exvangelical.” Bradley Onishi, Religion & Politics, April 9, 2019.
“The Politicisation of White Evangelical Christianity is Hurting It.” The Economist, February 28, 2019.
“For LGBTQ People Christian Schools Can be Traumatizing.” Tris Mamone, Religion Dispatches, February 20, 2019.
“Hashtag Stirs Debate Over Role of Christian Schools in U.S.” David Crary, Associated Press, February 2, 2019.
“Hacked E-mails List Right-Wing Fundraiser Partying with Russian Fascists and Oligarchs.” Casey Michel, ThinkProgress, January 30, 2019.
“‘Everyone was Taught to Be Accepting.’ Readers Share Stories of Their Christian Educations.” Dan Levin, The New York Times, January 29, 2019.
“The Latest Front in Russian Infiltration: America’s Right-Wing Homeschooling Movement.” Casey Michel, ThinkProgress, January 17, 2019.
“Could State-Guided Faith Be a Trend of the Future?” The Economist, January 17, 2019.
“This Viral Hashtag is Exposing Christian Schools’ Bigotry.” Sandra Song, Paper Magazine, January 23, 2019.
“#ExposeChristianSchools Goes Viral after Karen Pence and Covington Catholic School Uproars.” Nahila Bonfiglio, The Daily Dot, January 20, 2019.
“Give #ChristianAltFacts a Peek If You Want To Know Why America is a Dumpster Fire Right Now.” Mike Redmond, Pajiba, November 14, 2018.
“Russians and the American right started plotting in 1995. We have the notes from the first meeting.” Casey Michel, Think Progress, June 19, 2018.
“In U.S. Evangelical Capital, a New Progressiveness and Differing Views on Israel.” Josiah Hesse, The Guardian, May 19, 2018.
“Onward, Christian Soldiers: Right-Wing Religious Nationalists Launch Dramatic New Power Play.” Paul Rosenberg, Salon, April 29, 2018.
“Trump and White Evangelicals: Support for President Grows, but Millennials Leave Movement.” Nina Burleigh, Newsweek, April 17, 2018.
“#ChurchToo:Abuse Survivors Speak Out about Harassment in their Religious Communities.” Tara Isabella Burton, Vox, November 22, 2017.
Interviews and Podcast Appearances:
Why are Some Churches Afraid of Clarity? Interview with Church Clarity, March 19, 2019. We discuss would-be “respectable” evangelical churches’ disingenuousness in claiming to “welcome all” while refusing to affirm, and actively discriminating against, LGBTQ Christians.
Podcast guest appearance on Parenting Forward, February 18, 2019. Host Cindy Wang Brandt interviews me about #ExposeChristianSchools.
Podcast guest appearance on Lush Left, January 30, 2019. I discuss the Christian Right’s ideology and politics with host Mary Angela Perna. We touch on the Covington kids, #ExposeChristianSchools, Betsy DeVos, and more.
Podcast guest appearance on Straight White American Jesus, December 14, 2018. Hosts Brad Onishi and Dan Kirk interview me about the exvangelical community and movement.
Discussion with Rick Smith on The Rick Smith Show, November 3, 2018. We talk about the relationship between right-wing ideology and violence.
Discussion with Rick Smith on The Rick Smith Show, September 10, 2018. We talk about the increasing enforcement of hardline right-wing orthodoxy at evangelical colleges.
Discussion with Rick Smith on The Rick Smith Show, June 6, 2018. We cover the cruelty of Trump’s immigration policy and the nativism of the Christian Right.
Podcast guest appearance on Life After God, May 10, 2018. Ryan Bell and I discuss the exvangelical community.
Podcast guest appearance on The Faith Angle, May 3, 2018. Hosts Jonathan Merritt and Kirsten Powers featured me arguing against preserving evangelicalism and Lisa Sharon Harper arguing that it can be salvaged through decolonization.
Discussion with Rick Smith on The Rick Smith Show, March 22, 2018. We revisited the topic of white Evangelicals supporting Trump in light of foreign policy and John Bolton becoming National Security Advisor.
Podcast guest appearance on Twisted Sisterds, March 19, 2018. In working to unpack the “Evangelical Trump card,” the hosts and I have a wide-ranging discussion about the history of illiberal Christianity. And also the rebranding of Playboy.
Discussion with Rick Smith on The Rick Smith Show, March 8, 2018. We talked about white Evangelicals’ continuing Trump support in light of the Stormy Daniels revelations.
Guest spot on Wayne K. Spear’s The Roundtable Podcast, where we discussed white Evangelical authoritarianism and U.S. politics.
“What Should You Do When Your Church Does Not Condemn Hatred?” Catherine Woodiwiss, Sojourners, September 12, 2017. Interview with me about the #EmptyThePews campaign.
A list of older selected press mentions and interviews is archived here.