The Exponent Blog

Periods and Priesthoods

We were talking about the priesthood, and how boys get it when they’re 12 and girls don’t have any similar ritual. We spoke of the way that boys emerge into a very visible role...

Disclaimer Questions

Yes, I watched “Big Love” last night and liked it more than I thought I would. But my question is about disclaimer at the end: According to a joint report issued by the Utah...

Public Perception, Personal Integrity & Big Love

As you may know, I write columns occasionally for the online interfaith magazine beliefnet.com. Last Tuesday I got a message from my beliefnet editor asking if I would review HBO’s premiere of “Big Love”...

Guilty Pleasures: Foods I Hate to Admit I Love

As I’ve unpacked boxes in our new house this week, I’ve had a lot of time to think, and with not much food in my house, my thoughts have often turned to food… I...

Virtual Oases VII

A weekly round-up of LDS women’s voices on the web and in the news. Mormon Women’s History Initiative — worth a look! In the last two weeks, I have posted two articles by Eliza...