Category: Policy

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Calling Ourselves Saints

The last time leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (yes, that’s a mouthful) decided  we weren’t going to call ourselves Mormons anymore, I obediently stopped using the word Mormon and...

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#MormonMeToo: A Year in Review

On October 15, 2017 actress Alyssa Milano sent out the call to raise awareness of sexual assault and harassment. Though the phrase “Me Too” originated in 2006 with activist Tarana Burke, this time it...

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Conference Bingo: Historic 2018 Edition

Folks, the rumor mill is in full gear. Apparently this GenConf* will be HISTORIC. Writ large. Something to tell the grandkids about. BIG ENOUGH THAT IT NEEDS ITS OWN (click for a printable version)...

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#hearLDSwomen: Shut Out

by Megan I’m a single, childless, middle-aged woman, so there are plenty of things, pricks big and small, that I could share, but this is the one that always sticks out the most. This...

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#hearLDSwomen: Men Supporting Men

by Laura My husband had an affair and was disfellowshipped. Our bishop clearly cared about helping him, meeting with him regularly. The bishop “helped” me by suggesting I get counseling and then never speaking...