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Easter Sacrament talk

I’ll be cheating on my posts for the next little bit having recruited some guest posters who are far more eloquent than I am while I remain sleep deprived with a newborn (born on...

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Let's talk about sex, baby

Sex. It’s been on my brain. Not that it’s unusual for an LDS mid-single woman to fixate on sex. But it’s been on my mind a lot. Had some really indepth discussions lately, with...

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May God Give Me Amazing Grace

Last weekend, Mike and I saw the movie Amazing Grace. It was wonderful. (Despite its lack of female characters.) It told the story of William Wilberforce, a late 18th century politician deeply motivated by...

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Virtual Oases 3/18

“The Life and Feminist Writings of Emily Dow Partridge” From Maralise: “I’m not sure what I would tell my daughter about careers, about motherhood, about womanhood. Would I teach her that the sky is...

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A (future librarian’s?) favorite poem

Well, it’s one of them anyway. I’m currently working on a Master’s in Library Science, but am still not sure what I want to be when I grow up. I just wanted to share...

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The Many Faces of Mormon Feminism: The 2nd Wave

Below is my take on 2nd Wave Mormon feminism, much of it based on Hanks’ volume Women and Authority. If you have more to contribute, or anything to amend, please do! After women received...

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Exponent II Classics: Mormon Soul Food

Mormon Soul FoodAuthor Unknown*Vol. 28, No. 2 *We received this wonderful look at Mormon cooking with no identifying contact information. After some time, we decided to publish it anyway in the hopes that its...