WOMEN

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One Powerful Insight That Helped Me Overcome My Concerns About Gender Equality in the Church

by Lucy Stevenson | July 19, 2018 | Makes You Think

As an English major, I have enjoyed taking several classes on ethics and social justice that address issues...

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Why Was Abish One of the Only Women in the Book of Mormon Mentioned by Name?

by Book of Mormon Central | July 14, 2018 | Makes You Think

This article is republished with permission from Book of Mormon Central. For more inspiring and instructive...

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13 Powerful Books Written by LDS Women

by LDS Living Staff | July 6, 2018

Including the inspiring accounts of women leaders in the church as well as the real life, raw experiences o...

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7 Remarkable LDS Women Who Fought for Women's Rights and Suffrage

by Lucy Stevenson | June 25, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Did you know that women’s suffrage was originally granted to the Utah Territory in 1870, but it was revoked...

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6 Harmful Myths Mormon Women Often Hear About Their Bodies

by Danielle B. Wagner | June 22, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As women, we are bombarded with impossible expectations about our bodies through social media, movies, tele...

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7 Things Emma Smith Wanted the Women of the Church to Know

by LDS Living Staff | June 7, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In a letter to her husband, Joseph, Emma Hale Smith wrote , “I desire the Spirit of God to know and underst...

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"Is There No Blessing for Me?" How the Priesthood and Temple Ban Impacted Black Women in the Church

by Chrisse Edmunds via BYU.edu | May 31, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is from the 2014 BYU Religious Education Student Symposium. In celebration of the 40th annive...

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15 Reasons We Can Be Proud and Own Being a Mormon Woman

by Carrie Skarda | May 25, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

It’s interesting to me that LDS women don’t like to identify themselves as “LDS women.” Don’t believe me? E...

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Former RS Counselor's Moving Memories of Pearl Harbor as a Japanese-American + How She Learned to Overcome Differences

by Chieko Okazaki, adapted from "Lighten Up" | May 19, 2018 | Makes You Think

For most of my life, I have had to build bridges interculturally. I remember very clearly the point at whic...

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The Wives of the Prophet and Apostles: A Brief Look at These Remarkable Women

by Aubrey Zalewski | May 12, 2018 | Mormon Life

We know the First Presidency and apostles sacrifice much to serve the Lord and members around the world, bu...