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A member's perfect response when a woman said she didn't think much of the Church because women ‘aren't allowed to participate’

by Sheri Dew, adapted from “Women and the Priesthood” | January 12, 2021

This excerpt adapted from  Women and the Priesthood originally ran on  LDS Living in  March ...

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What reminded one woman to call down the powers of heaven for her family during the pandemic

by LDS Living | December 11, 2020 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In this week's episode of This Is the Gospel , Sue faces the grim possibility that her husband will not...

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Diaries of suffragist Emmeline B. Wells published online on the 100th anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment 

by Newsroom of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints | August 4, 2020

Coinciding with August being National Women’s Suffrage Month, the Church Historian’s Press has announced th...

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Looking back at the remarkable impact of Latter-day Saint women since the Restoration

by Jannalee Sandau | Makes You Think

This story originally ran in the   July/August 2020 issue of LDS Living .  Throughout the world’s...

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3 compliments that hurt women more than help them

by Danielle B. Wagner | Makes You Think

This article originally ran on  LDS Living  in November 2014 . One of the first things my best fr...

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Why a New BYU Study About Empowering Women to Speak Could Matter in Your Ward Councils and Families

by Morgan Jones | Makes You Think

A group of BYU professors recently set out to examine the female experience in a top-10, predominately male...

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What “Having the Priesthood in Your Home” Meant to Me as a Single Woman

by Camille Fronk Olson, excerpted from “A Place to Belong” | Makes You Think

Camille Fronk Olson is a professor emeritus of ancient scripture and former department chair at Brigham You...

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5 Things You (Maybe) Didn’t Know about Women in Church History

by McArthur Krishna with Bethany Spalding | Fun Mormon Life

An informal survey from one of the Church historians found that almost no one could name five women from Ch...

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The Connection I Feel to the Unnamed Women in the Book of Mormon

by Ashley Mae Hoiland, excerpted from "A Place to Belong" | Makes You Think

Ashley Mae (Ashmae) Hoiland received a BFA in painting and an MFA in creative writing from Brigham Young Un...

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How I Lost 40 Pounds Living the Word of Wisdom

by Jenny Spencer | Makes You Think

This story originally ran on LDS Living in August 2014.  Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Jenn...