Category: feminism


Guest Post: The Hope of Suffragists and History

by Spunky Spunky is a busy post-graduate who enjoys Exponent II and church women’s history when not obsessing with research associated with her study. She is married, tutors special needs children privately and has a very, very spoiled...



I have breasts. It does not matter if my weight fluxuates a little high or a little low…the fact is: I have breasts. I’m not complaining. They are beautiful. I love them. They are round...



“The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we...


By any other name

What it boils down to is this: they ran out of ideas. I’m the youngest of six kids, and my parents had simply used up all the names they could think of.


The New Mormon Feminism

Mormon feminism has had a big year.  After being pronounced all but dead, it has been thrilling to see this renaissance take place in such a short period of time. The year started with...


A Husband’s Perspective on Mormon Feminism

Guest post by Jessawhy‘s husband, Markawhy About a year ago my wife, Jessawhy, and I were discussing some of the finer points of Mormon feminism with MRaynes and her husband.  Actually, the three of...


Why Girls Hate Boys

Today’s conversation with my nearly 8 year old son: Me:  Let’s invite Taven to your birthday party. Son: No, Mom. Don’t you know I have a huge crush on her? Me: Well, yes.  That’s...


An Ideal Husband

Last week I read an obituary for Martin D. Ginsburg, the husband of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Several things struck me about this obituary; first, he was referred to as a “Supreme Court Spouse”. How...