Monday, April 6, 2009

Boy in Bushwick goes on the BBC's World Have Your Say

As video of the teenager who was flogged by the Taliban in Northwest Pakistan continues to circulate around the world, the British Broadcasting Corporation's daily program "World Have Your Say" focused on whether organized religion remains an obstacle to gender equality.

I was among the commentators and guests who appeared on today's program. And I argued organized religion provides a convenient excuse for those who oppress women, gays and lesbians and other groups to continue to discriminate against them. Here is the clip.

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