Category: women

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On voting and vulnerability

“Those in favour, please show by a raise of hands.” Counting, recounting, recording. “Those opposed, please show by a raise of hands.” Counting, recounting, recording. “The yeses take it.” I breathed a sigh of...

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Guest Post: Our Guided Reins

By Brittany Anne I was terrified to ride her. But not terrified enough not to. On the back of a painted horse, I breathed in the free night air and let the outside sounds...

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Surviving Excellence

Today I received an invitation to Young Women in Excellence. There will be tables spread out in the gym with displays that represent something the girls have mastered or accomplished. There will be quilts...

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Virtual Oasis (For When There’s Nothing To Say)

I generally describe myself as an idealistic realist. This character trait allows me to do what I do for a living–lobby for social justice and civil rights–and not go completely crazy. But I have...

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The Errand of Angels

General conference speakers have their own idioms that I’m sure longtime members have, on some level, noticed.  The speakers use the word “even” for emphasis in a way that I’ve never heard in colloquial...