Tag: women’s issues

Honoring Women’s Authority at Church

I’ve written before about how frustrating I find our cultural practice of inviting the wives of Men With Big Callings to speak. I was listening to a podcast about a tangential topic today, and it occurs to me that instead of asking the wives of Men With Big Callings to speak, we should be asking

Dress Code

A friend’s daughter is helping with BYU Women’s Conference hospitality this year, and since I am going to be there this year, I told her I’d help on Friday. I’m pretty sure I signed up to help back when I was a student, too, but that was 20+ years ago — ahem —- and ye

Dear Priesthood Leader: How you can REALLY make me feel valued…

It’s a testament to the broad-mindedness of many of our church leaders that so many are aware that women are sometimes still treated like second-class citizens in the Church. We preach from the pulpit that this is false, and I believe it is. It’s an unfortunate reality that some of our traditions, and even some