Category: Feminism

636: Rape in Mormon Culture

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In this episode Dr. John Dehlin and Lindsay Hansen Park (Feminist Mormon Housewives, Sunstone, Year of Polygamy, Color of Heaven) host a panel discussion about rape within Mormon culture.  The panel features Aubri Parameter, an assault survivor, Kathryn Jones-Porter, a…

624: Kate Kelly on Life After Excommunication, Safe Sex, and Women’s Reproductive Rights

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In this Mormon Stories Live! episode recorded at Club/Cafe at 50 West on March 9, 2016, I interviewed Kate Kelly about the following: Life since her excommunication, including her divorce from Neil Ransom and her new relationship with Jack Waters.…

605: An Analysis of the “Joseph Smith’s Teachings about Priesthood, Temple, and Women” Essay

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In this episode Jamie Hanis Handy assembles an amazing panel (Natasha Helfer Parker, Dr. Kristy Money, and Dr. Gina Colvin) to discuss the recent LDS church essay entitled: “Joseph Smith’s Teachings about Priesthood, Temple, and Women.”

599: Mindy Gledhill Discusses her Mormon Faith Transition

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This podcast is Part 3 of a Mormon Stories and A Thoughtful Faith Collaboration. Mindy Gledhill is an American indie pop music singer-song writer. She has five albums, the Sum of all Grace, Anchor, Winter Moon and Pocketful of Poetry and has collaborated…

580: Reviewing the Mother in Heaven LDS Essay

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In today’s episode a wonderful panel of women review the recent LDS Church “Mother in Heaven” essay.  Panelists include: Jamie Hanis Handy, Natasha Helfer Parker, Dr. Kristy Money, and Carol Lynn Pearson.

576-578: LDS General Conference October 2015 Review – Three More White Males from Utah and the Ponderize Fiasco

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In this episode an EPIC panel reviews the October 2015 General Conference wherein: The LDS Church misses an incredibly important opportunity to fill 3 vacancies in the quorum of the 12 with a person of color, and instead selects (again)…

551: Lindsay Hansen Park’s Year of Polygamy

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In this episode we interview Lindsay Hansen Park about the completion of her Year of Polygamy podcast project.

548-550: Kristy Money and the High Price of Mormon Activism

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Dr. Kristy Money is impressive on so many levels. She graduated from BYU at age 19, completing a Ph.D. in counseling psychology at age 25 (dissertation on LDS suicide) She serves on the Ordain Women board of directors as a co-founder of OW,…

542-543: Gina Colvin – KiwiMormon and Fearless/Faithful Mormon Heretic

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Dr. Gina Colvin is an essential progressive Mormon voice in 2015 for many reasons: She is a “multi-generation life long Mormon” with a multi-racial/international perspective on Mormonism.  Specifically, she is a New Zealander of Māori, English, Irish, Welsh, German and French…

517: Discussing Gender and Mormon Apologetics – With Nancy Ross, Kevin Barney, and Jessica Finnigan

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The voice of Mormon Apologetics in the past has been predominately male. In this episode we explore the intersection of gender and Mormon Apologetics.  We discuss the reasons that this may be, as well as how this tradition is changing and creating a space…

488-490: Neil Ransom and Kate Kelly – After Kate’s Excommunication

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In this three-part series we interview Neil Ransom (Kate Kelly’s husband, and Ph.D. candidate in anthropology) and we speak with Kate about her excommunication and the aftermath. Some of the fascinating tidbits we explore: Neil’s early years growing up in Africa…

483-486: Christine Jeppsen Clark, Daughter of General Authority Malcolm Jeppsen

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Christine Jeppsen Clark is a mother of six, a former Mormon Tabernacle Choir member, a Ph.D. graduate student focusing on dementia, and a dear personal friend.  She is also the daughter of the late Elder Malcolm S. Jeppsen — former LDS…

460-462: Lindsay Hansen Park on Bulimia, Body Image, and Faith

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Today we interview Lindsay Hansen Park, wherein she discusses her battles with Bulimia, body image, and faith.  

458: Ordain Women Spring 2014

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On April 5th, 2014 Ordain Women will again be seeking entrance into the LDS General Conference Priesthood session.  Details can be found here.  In this episode we interview Nadine Hansen, Kimberly Brinkerhoff, Katie Hyde, and Debra Jenson about their participation…

455: Mormon Women Have Their Say

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In this podcast, Heather Olson Beal interviews three essayists who contributed to the book Mormon Women Have Their Say: Essays from the Claremont Oral History Collection: Caroline Kline (who also co-edited the book with Dr. Claudia Bushman), Anna Rolapp, and…

443-444: Alternative Feminist Approaches to Ordain Women

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In this 2-part series, Fiona Givens, Maxine Hanks, Margaret Young, and Neylan McBaine discuss alternative Feminist approaches to the Ordain Women movement. * Maxine’s photo by Justin Hackworth Photography. P.S.  Here is a video attempting to explain what the Ordain Women think…

442: Ordain Women General Conference Priesthood Event Pt. 1 – The Participants

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In part 1 of a three-part series, we discuss the Ordain Women-planned event on 10/5/2013 to attend the LDS general conference priesthood session.  Participants include Heather Olson Beal, Ann Marie Whittaker, Tinesha Zandamela, and Lorie Winder Stromberg — all of whom participated in…

440: Mormon News Review – Ordain Women, Steve and Barb Young’s LGBT Support, and LDS Religious Freedom

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On this inaugural episode of Mormon News Review we have: Kate Kelly (founder of Ordain Women) discussing the LDS church’s recent response to OW’s attempts to attend the upcoming priesthood session of LDS general conference. Panel: Ralph Hancock (Right), Tom…

415: Kate Kelly on the Ordination of Mormon Women (ordainwomen.org)

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Today we interview Kate Kelly – Founder of the Ordain Women website (http://ordainwomen.org).  In this episode we discuss: why Kate and her associates are calling for the ordination of LDS women, how female ordination might benefit both the institutional church…