Andrée Seu Peterson

Andrée is a senior writer for WORLD Magazine and the author of three books: Won't Let You Go Unless You Bless Me, Normal Kingdom Business, and We Shall Have Spring Again.

Invisible children

Parenting | If ‘Heather has two mommies,’ she’s probably missing her daddy
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 4/12/18, 03:24 pm

I was told that strong reporting goes to the source: Be a pavement-pounder, not a thumb-sucker.

But when I learned that a local faith-based agency was recently denied by the city their right to place children in foster homes because they weren’t recruiting same-sex households, I found myself in a quandary. No one I contacted at the Christian group consented to be interviewed. The words of the prophet had come to pass: “Therefore he who is prudent will keep silent in such a time, for it is an evil time” (Amos 5:13).

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Ze said, xe said

Language | The pronoun police have a clear goal—and it isn’t clarity
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 3/29/18, 01:52 pm

We are seeing the revenge of the pronoun. It (I use the word advisedly) has long been abused by practitioners of English, and its time has come. It has sat in the shadow of the noun, created for no other lot than to give the noun rest, some second-string surrogate, forever the bridesmaid and never the bride. “He must increase, but I must decrease,” said the Baptist happily of Jesus. But the pronoun is not happy.

No more. Pronouns are having their day.

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They didn’t know the rules

Voices | Eternal anxiety is the price of being PC
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 3/13/18, 11:34 am

When tripping over yourself to be on the right side of history, the trouble you will run into is that you don’t know the rules. This is because the rules keep changing.

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