Category: women


The Personal and The Political

By: mraynes Tomorrow we will elect the next president of the United States.  In honor of this occasion and as a tribute to that old feminist adage that “the personal is political,” I am...


Just do it

By Jana Those lines are going to be long on Tuesday, but I hope that won’t deter any of you. Let’s aim for 100% voter turnout from The Exponent community this year! I do...


The Confession

By Elisabeth For my first post (hi!), I’d like to continue the discussion started by Jessawhy’s excellent post about the appropriate role for confession of sexual sins in Church, particularly regarding young adults.


The Curse of Eve

by Zenaida Gen. 3:16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and...


The 19th Wife: A Book Review

by AmyB A work of historical fiction interwoven with present-day mystery, The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff makes a timely debut in the era of HBO’s Big Love and the media frenzy surrounding Warren...


A Tale of Two Births

by: mraynes I just gave birth to my second child and it was an experience entirely different than the one I had previously or what I expected.  I suppose the mechanics were the same,...


From Mother to Daughter

By: mraynes I will be giving birth to my second child in a matter of days.  Along with the overwhelming joy I feel at having another little person to love and, of course, finally...


Exponent II Classics: The Interview

A post devoted to an EXII classic is long overdue. The Interview (a short story) Laura Hamblin Provo, Utah Vol 11, no 1 (Fall 1984) “Do you pray?” He had no business asking that...