Category: feminism

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Retreat time

As I’m in the throes of preparing to leave for the Exponent Retreat in New Hampshire (can’t wait to see many of you there!!), I’ll make this post short & sweet. 🙂 Many of...

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Temples, Trauma, and (Visiting) Teaching

Sunday morning, my visiting teachers came by for a visit. After the usual pleasantries were exchanged, one of the sisters commenced sharing August’s visiting teaching message, “Become an Instrument in the Hands of God...

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What is Women's Liberation?

The current issue of What is Enlightenment? magazine is devoted to an “a cultural, philosophical and spiritual exploration” of Woman. In one featured article, the author posed a question to a wide spectrum of...

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the goods.

i am thinking about proverbs 3 (a favorite chapter of mine). verse 27, specifically the lines: ‘withhold[ing] not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine...

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What's Fair?

Life isn’t fair. My mother frequently reminded me of this fact while I was growing up. There was one particular event in high school that seemed dramatically unfair to me, so much so that...

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The Many Faces of Mormon Feminism: The 2nd Wave

Below is my take on 2nd Wave Mormon feminism, much of it based on Hanks’ volume Women and Authority. If you have more to contribute, or anything to amend, please do! After women received...