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Twenty lesbian women reflect on their lives as Mormons and ex-Mormons

Twenty different ex-Mormon women shared their stories of leaving the church and acknowledging their sexuality following the disclosure that Mormon elders expected the children of married LGBTQ people to disavow their parents in order to participate in the Mormon church. How do these stories broaden our understanding of sexuality and the dignity of human lives?

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Feminists and feminist thought in the Mormon Church

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a surprisingly deep history of feminist thought, which Dr. Joanna Brooks talks about in an interview with The Huffington Post’s Spirituality and Religion editor. Dr. Brooks and her co-editors have an upcoming anthology, Mormon Feminism Essential Writings, exploring the history of feminism in the Mormon Church.

Sadly, there is no transcript available, but Dr. Brooks has recently written an article for HuffPo covering much of the same

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