Category: Family

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God in the Moss

November 1 is the deadline for the annual Exponent II essay contest.  We are so excited to read your submissions and publish the essays in the Winter 2017 issue of Exponent II.  The winner...

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Costume Confessions

I was the kid who wanted to be a spider for Halloween. Because of my lifelong obsession with Charlotte and her web, this was less scary insect and more hero worship. The adoration extended...

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A Tale of Two Coming Outs

Once upon a time (16 years ago) I came out. I was 18, in my freshman year of a woman’s college, and I had my first real girlfriend. I had a boyfriend in high...

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How I became Sex-Positive

By Hannah If you’re unfamiliar with the term, “sex positive” – read this definition first! Everything I learned about sex came from the World Book encyclopedia, starting with the day my first menstrual cycle...

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what the bishop said

Although my brother will no longer come to church with me, and neither will my sister (notwithstanding that respectively they gave, until a certain point, their time, their money, and their hearts— their open,...

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An Eve Choice

  Mother Eve faced two incompatible directives – “to multiply and replenish the earth, that you may have joy and rejoicing in your posterity” and “of the tree of the knowledge of good and...