Category: women

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Book Review: Ask a Suffragist

“…the very qualities that make art powerful make it inherently risky. Art is vulnerable. When Julia Ward Howe started publishing her work, she revealed both her hidden virtues and her ugliest biases. Art is...

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Divine Absence, Tea Cups and Football

Have you ever felt like everything is finally making sense?  …..like your questions are being answered? I hope so. Today I’ll share snippets of ideas that have brightened my outlook and revived my spirituality....

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Beginning to see already

Serving a mission is perhaps the most conservative thing I have ever done, and it pushed me over the edge to be a feminist.  I served my mission in 2005-2006, when women had to be...

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#hearLDSwomen: I Had to Redo a Disciplinary Council for a Sin I’d Repented for Years Ago Even Though I Told My Bishop I’d Already Repented and Had Held a Temple Recommend for Years

I was married to an (inactive) priesthood holder who was abusive on many levels. I went to one bishop for help was told “If it was really that bad, you would’ve already left.” I...

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Joanna and the 2,000

The following is by Pandora, Exponent blogger and Managing Editor of Exponent II. We hope that it will inspire you to send in your own submission to the Exponent II annual essay contest.  Helaman was tired. He was always tired...

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We Are Not All Mothers

So often at church, womanhood and motherhood are seen as synonyms. There’s no concept of a woman who is not a mother. The concept of a non-mother woman is so foreign that people feel...