Author: Corktree

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Poll: Degrees of Motherhood

Mother’s Day is a tricky subject, especially among feminists. It’s hard to know what to say that will please everyone and not cause undo hurt feelings. You may think that it should be done...

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Poll: Celebrating Easter

I’ve never really liked how Easter plays second fiddle to Christmas as far as religious celebrations go. Sure, it seems more natural to celebrate a birth rather than a death, but without the atonement,...

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Poll: Age of Feminism?

Maybe it was a book or class in school, or a conflict with a priesthood holder at church. Maybe it was motherhood or marriage. It could have been a conference talk or an article...

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Sympathetic to Empathy

For as long as I’ve been socially aware, I’ve struggled to know just how much of myself I should share with others. I’ve never had trouble playing the role of listening ear or shoulder...

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Poll: Reading habits

It’s been said that in the future of blogs we’ll see readership go up while authorship goes down. But what other types of reading do you engage in when you have or make the...

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Poll: RS autonomy

While many argue that women having the priesthood would upset the balance of power at the ward levels (referred to as “the Bishop jump” by Dane Laverty of Agitating Faithfully) is it possible that...

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Poll: Birth Control

Regardless of conservative opinion, when you’re done having children, you’re done. It may be best for you physically and emotionally, or just the right time according to you and God. But making the decision...

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Global sisterhood

One of the most beautiful potentials contained within humanity is the coming together as a group to make an impact for good in this world. Sure, we can do good on our own as...