Category: women

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Where Feminism Doesn’t Take Me

My brand of Mormon feminism has led me to plenty of feminist places. I kept my birth name. I want women leaders with equal opportunities to contribute in education, industry, government and church. I...

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Vocation Discernment: My Optimistic Vision

When I was eight, my grandfather confirmed me a member of the church. The Primary President recorded the blessing and gave it to me as a gift.  The second line is striking, coming from...

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Like sand through the hourglass …

Lately, I’ve been thinking about time. No, not in the loft space-time-continuum, or deity-time-versus-human-time, or even time-left-until-death. No, I’ve just been thinking about how I use (and waste) time in my day to day...

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Ugly Duckling

Last weekend a friend expressed shock that I knew how to do french braids, which made me think of this post I wrote about a year ago. Several months ago at a Relief Society...

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Virtual Oases

In 2003, religion journalist Peggy Fletcher Stack wrote a much-discussed article for the Salt Lake Tribune entitled: “Where Have All the Mormon Feminists Gone?” In many ways, the question echoed that of other second-wave...

Reading Mother Wove the Morning

Nine years ago, I sat in a graduate seminar dedicated to studying female writers of the English Renaissance. Our professor asked us to consider what it was like for women in England to lose...

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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...

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Virtual Oases

A round-up of LDS women’s voices on the Web, and other links of interest. Today (Saturday, August 7), you can hear the Exponent II panel at Sunstone — 3:30 in the Canyon Room. Tresa...