Category: Gender

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Virtual Oases

Catching up on the week’s news, here’s a few posts to add to your weekend reading list! The Sunstone Symposium wrapped up just as the FAIR Mormon conference got going this week. Women’s issues...

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We have to tell our stories

Just over a year ago, I sat in a cabin with some of my dearest friends.  They were women that I had gotten to know over the years when we had all lived near...

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Total Game Control

Guest Post by Emily Holsinger Butler A Catholic friend of mine once offered the idea that world religions exist for one single purpose: to control women. “A bit reductive, no?” was my response. But...

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Guest Post: Why the LDS Church Needs Feminists

by Jackie Ball To me, the Church’s relationship towards women alternates between benign patriarchy and austere rigidity. This was demonstrated to me from a young age, as I heard from my leaders about the woman...

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It’s Not All About Money

There are some women (it has become very many in fact) who have to work to provide for the needs of their families. To you I say, do the very best you can. I...

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Being a Bossy Mormon Woman

There’s been a lot of talk about the word “bossy” lately. Sheryl Sandberg ala Lean In and Facebook started a Ban Bossy website that promotes leadership in girls. And of course there’s backlash from...