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Some Relevant Background

Today I posted a comment on a blog post about Mormon Feminism sincerely asking other Mormon women what they believe are the innate differences between men and women that warrant our different spiritual and ecclesiastical roles. One person responded, “Well … Continue reading

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The Other Thing

A few weeks ago, I explained that it’s hard to write about my life right now because everything is changing too quickly to commit to putting anything down publicly. That’s only half the story, though. The other big reason for … Continue reading

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After Which I Promise To Shut Up About Pants Forever

I wore pants to church the Sunday before the Sunday before Christmas. It wasn’t any big deal in my urban ward where one or two other women wear pants on the regular. In fact, it was among the least significant … Continue reading

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The Making Of A Mormon Feminist

There is a lot of talk in and around the LDS church these days about whether women and men are equal. If I were speaking to a less general audience, if I were speaking frankly, I would say there is … Continue reading

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Desert Island Top Five

I was reading On The Road the day that Robert and I met. He noticed and told me it was his favorite book. I know that sounds like a line, but seven years later I can tell you it really … Continue reading

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Why Marriage Turned Me Into An Angry Feminist

I started this blog with a post called On Feminism. I wrote about how I never really thought about feminism or women’s issues, but how I suddenly felt compelled to talk about both of these things and had no one … Continue reading

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These Things Happen

I know it seems like all I do is talk about Mormonism, but that wasn’t the point when I started this blog. I know nobody really cares about liberal Mormonism except for other liberal Mormons (and oh do we care) … Continue reading

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The Worst Of The Worst

So I don’t talk about exercise on my blog because I have a personal policy against contributing to a conversation that pressures women, however subtly, to use diet and exercise as a means to chase down the ideal body, look, … Continue reading

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Why I Blog For Women — Part II

This is a continuation of yesterday’s post, in which I took issue with this article on Forbes.com.  Yesterday, I argued that feminist blogs empower women by identifying and talking about discrimination. I disagree with the argument in the Forbes article that … Continue reading

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Why I Blog For Women — Part I

[This is Part I of my response to the article “Why Blogs for Women are Bad for Women.”] Did any of you bloggers out there read this piece on Forbes.com?  It’s called “Why Blogs for Women are Bad for Women,” … Continue reading

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