Tagged: feminism

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Why I write.

By LMA October 2019 When I moved away to start graduate school 2,000 miles away from my home, it was the most provocative thing I had ever done. Being so far away and doing...

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The Messages our Mothers Gave Us

For most of my adult life I have altered my hair color. I’ve dyed, bleached, highlighted, lowlighted, and balayaged the heck out of my hair all in an effort to hide my natural hair...

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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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Paint your barns, ladies

“You beautiful girls – don’t wander around looking like men. Put on a little lipstick now and then and look a little charming – it’s that simple. I don’t know why we make this...

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Reclaiming my body from the Patriarchy

On November 12, 2000 then-President Gordon B. Hinckley gave a talk to the youth and the single adults at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This talk is more commonly known as...