Zelophehad’s Daughters

CFP for the Fifth Biennial Faith and Knowledge Conference

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The Faith and Knowledge Conference has just issued its Call for Papers. If you’re in a relevant discipline, you should definitely consider participating; it’s an awesome conference. —————————————– The Faith and Knowledge Conference was established in 2007 to bring together LDS graduate students in religious studies and related disciplines in order to explore the interactions […]

Room for All in this Church

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A collective statement from a number of bloggers, podcasters, and other online publishers, in support of clemency and openness. We face a difficult and pivotal moment in Mormonism as LDS leaders and church members wrestle more openly with complicated aspects of our faith, its doctrine, and its history—often in spaces afforded by the Internet. In […]

Take Carol Lynn Pearson’s Survey on Sealing Inequality and Eternal Polygamy

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ETERNAL POLYGAMY AND SEALING INEQUALITY OF LDS WOMEN AND MEN—A SURVEY. Carol Lynn Pearson (www.clpearson.com) is sponsoring a survey to gather information on beliefs and opinions of Mormons (and former Mormons), male and female, on this important subject. Please take the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/sealingsurvey and please pass this request on to your friends and contacts. The survey […]

Now is your chance! Donate to the fMh Tracy McKay Scholarship fund!

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If you haven’t heard around the ‘nacle– The fMh Tracy McKay Scholarship fund drive is in full force! They will be having give-aways all week, so donate now and get your name in early! All people who donate have a chance to win cool stuff like feminist t-shirts, canned goods, subversive bonnets and the grand […]

Heavenly Mother Art and Poetry Contest

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From the organizers: “There have been LDS art contests in the past, either sponsored by LDS church institutions or by private organizations, but none have yet focused on Heavenly Mother as their theme. That changed this month with the newly announced A Mother Here Art and Poetry Contest. Aiming to stimulate the visual and poetic […]

Take the Mormon Internet Survey!

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Click here to take a fun survey of Mormons on the internet, dealing with both beliefs and participation in online communities.

Mormon Feminist Lunch at Sunstone

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If you’re going to Sunstone in Salt Lake next week, don’t miss the chance to eat lunch with a bunch of fun Mormon feminists from the Bloggernacle! Meet Saturday, August 3rd at 12:30, right after the 11:00 – 12:30 session ends. Just look for EmilyCC of the Exponent, who will be holding a larger version […]

Welcome, Mike C!

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Mike C has done a couple of great guest posts for us recently, and we’re excited to announce that after the appropriate contract negotiations, he has been officially adopted by ZD.

And it came to pass that women were asked to pray in General Conference . . .

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Just in case you haven’t seen it yet: For Mormons yearning to see women take on more visible roles in their religion, their prayers have been answered: The Salt Lake Tribune has learned that LDS women are scheduled, as of now, to offer invocations or benedictions at next month’s General Conference — an apparent first […]

The Tracy McKay fMh Scholarship for Single Mormon Mothers

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If you’re a single Mormon mother going to school, you should check this out. The Tracy McKay fMh Scholarship is a $3000 scholarship awarded once yearly, to be used for tuition, books, and supplies. For more details, see here.

Last Chance to Win a Subversive Pioneer Bonnet!

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See here. Rumor has it that the drawing will be tomorrow at 10:00 am (Mountain Time).

New ZDs!

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We are excited to announce that we’ve adopted two more ZDs: Beatrice and Galdralag, from the outstanding blog Both Sides Now.

Women and the LDS Church: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives Conference

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If you’re in Utah in August, you should definitely check this out. It looks like a great conference. See details here.  

Elder Uchtdorf to Don Burqa

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Circumcision Panel

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Recently the ZDs brought together a panel of experts in male reproductive health to discuss an important but sensitive issue that affects all of us, with implications for religion, hygiene, and public policy. This is an abridged transcript of that discussion. Myrtle-Jane Merryweather, moderator Harriet Appleworthy, MD Lucy Quackenbush, PhD, child psychology Rachel Goldfarb, professional […]

Mormon Lit Blitz

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FYI–this looks like fun. We must read, and think, and feel, and pray, and then bring forth our thoughts, and polish and preserve them. This will make literature.”—Orson F. Whitney

MHA Awards

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Hey, all you scholars of Mormon history. Check this out. Prizes! Money! Everlasting fame! From the Mormon History Association: The Mormon History Association will give its yearly awards for the best books, articles, dissertation, thesis, and student papers published or written on Mormon history during 2011 at its annual 2012 conference, which will be held […]

What One Thing Would You Change About the Church?

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If you could change one thing about the church, what would you change, and why? No, you don’t have the power to change the church. But there’s value in making your voice heard anyway: to you, to others who share your issues but think they’re aberrant, and maybe even, eventually, to people in leadership positions: […]

Apostasy Conference

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If you’re around BYU, you should check this out. There’s some exciting scholarship going on in this area. Please join us for a conference, “Exploring Mormon Conceptions of Apostasy” to be held on March 1-2, 2012 at Brigham Young University.

Fast for Janet of fMh

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Please join us in fasting for Janet of fMh. Read more here.