Category Archives: ordination of women

Why My Voice Should Count For More Than One Vote

Black and white hand drawn comic with 12 men and one woman sitting around a table. All of the men are looking at the woman. Text reads, "Well, you're the only one who thinks we're a sexist organisation."

This comic has appeared in my newsfeed several times in the last week. It captures what many of us feel when we are the minority in any given situation. It captures the overwhelming feeling of loneliness when faced with the contrast of your difference. It captures why I don’t want a seat at the table.

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Ready for Revelation – 1 PoV by 1 PoC

I originally wrote this post for Ordain Women. It explains one of the reasons I support women’s ordination. This was originally posted on OrdainWomen.org on February 1, 2016. 

The story of black women within the Mormon church has often been ignored. Instead, we focus on those whose oppressions are easily categorized without intersections. The racial oppression of black men through their exclusion of the Priesthood and the pious suffering of white women as they endured the sacrifices and the sexism of polygamy take center stage. At best, black women are a distant afterthought.

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Being Bold and Agitating Faithfully

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This post contains more information about the “Keys” public art installation that is part of the October 2015 Ordain Women Art Action.  Also, additional information about the action can be found in the episode 139 of the fMh podcast. http://feministmormonhousewivespodcast.org/episode-139-ordain-womens-october-2015-action/

On Saturday, October 3, 2015, Ordain Women is returning to Temple Square/City Creek Park. Reflecting this year’s Ordain Women theme, “Honoring Our Past, Envisioning Our Future,” Saturday’s action will take the form of a public art project and an on-going art installation.

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