Author: EmilyCC

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Feminist Anthems

After the election a couple weeks ago (why did it have to be so close to the Exclusion Policy anniversary?), life has felt bleak. Yesterday, I thought it would be fun to watch Beyonce’s...

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I’ll Stand Tall

My plan was to move to a new ward and never go this past January. I was tired of crying through the sacrament every Sunday since the November 6th policy was announced. I was...

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Memories from a Recipe: Chocolate Cake

This past Sunday morning, I got a text from a friend. Her husband had died unexpectedly of a heart attack that morning. He was 48. I offered what I always offer when a death...

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10 Years of The Exponent: EmilyCC

I remember at an Exponent II board meeting in early 2004, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich said, “There’s this new thing called a blog, and there’s this Mormon one called Times and Seasons. They’re doing such...

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Exponent II Retreat 2016

Save the Date! September 9-11, 2016 will mark our annual retreat at the Barbara C. Harris Episcopal Camp and Conference Center. Registration Opens in June 1st, 2016 at noon EST *Please note that for...

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Emmeline, Emma Lou, and Me

As a Young Woman, I didn’t know that some might consider being a Mormon feminist to be a contradiction. I grew up with so many models of Mormon feminism. My mom, my dad’s mom,...