Women and girls can now act as official witnesses in some Mormon rituals. While it may seem small, here's why it's actually a big deal.
Younger Mormons are far more likely to say they are bothered by the fact that women don't hold the priesthood, reflecting a generational divide over women's roles in the LDS Church.
A survey released last month indicated that Mormon views on women and priesthood haven't changed much in the last few years, but researcher Nancy Ross says the reality is actually more complex -- and more hopeful than I first thought.
The results are in from a major new research study on changing views on Mormon women and priesthood, and it's not exactly great news for feminists.
A new book by Joanna Brooks, Hannah Wheelwright and Rachel Hunt Steenblik looks at 40 years of Mormon feminism, showing that the questions being raised now about women in the LDS Church have a long history.
NPR's "Interfaith Voices" devotes a segment to the LDS Church's recent announcement of expanded roles for Mormon women leaders, and wonders aloud if change is afoot.
Mormon feminists think globally and act locally as they prepare for next month's LDS General Conference.
We often hear the 2011 Pew statistic that only 13% of Mormon men and 8% of women support women's ordination. But what if that figure is already out of date?
Tonight, hundreds of Mormon women are expected to request tickets to the all-male priesthood session of General Conference. In this guest post, Kate Kelly, the founder of Ordain Women, explains why she feels that nothing short of full priesthood will suffice for women -- and why this is not a defiant stance, but a faithful one.
This month’s exclusive focus on priesthood for the Young Women and Young Men brings into sharp relief some of the gender issues in the Church.
Being a heretic sounds exciting and quite cutting-edge, but the sad reality for us heretics is that we are rather dull creatures. Whatever we’re pushing for right now, whether it’s heliocentrism or woman suffrage or the end of slavery, is likely to be old hat in just a few generations.