by Greg Spearritt
Long-time Southern Baptist Jimmy Carter has explained his (biblically-underpinned) reasons for cutting ties with the Southern Baptist Convention. His enlightened rant points out the need for all faiths to respect people regardless of sex/gender:
The truth is that male religious leaders have had - and still have - an option to interpret holy teachings either to exalt or subjugate women. They have, for their own selfish ends, overwhelmingly chosen the latter.