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Category Archive: Religion

Just Say, “This Really Sucks.”

Sometimes someone who is more than capable of optimism is grouchy and exhausted.

Unpacking Your Testimony

Eventually who I am caught up to my faith though, and I had to answer a question I had been putting off my whole life, “What do I believe?”

6 Steps to Lasting Confidence

With genuine confidence comes bravery, a greater capacity to love, and a sense of optimism that will carry you through the challenges of life.

Post Policy Change Q&A With A Queer Mormon

“The world has no right to my heart… they don’t get to know what I said. Let future historians decide how [Rebecca] reacted when you broke her heart.”

As A Liberal, I Need Conservatives: Rejecting Political Homogeny In The Church

I was walking through Barnes & Nobel the other day and saw a book titled, “Adios, America: The Left’s Plan to Turn Our Country into a Third World Hellhole.” My first reaction was… Continue reading

Stop Watering Down My Beliefs

This piece was written for altFem Magazine. AltFem seeks to “give voice to women who find in their religion not just spiritual solace but also strength, power, and confidence. Mainstream media coverage of women… Continue reading

It’s Ok to Hate Jell-O: How to Deal With Culture Vs Doctrine

This article was originally written for and published on Millennial Mormons. In the October 2013 session of General Conference President Dieter F. Uchtdorf said, “[T]o be perfectly frank, there have been times when… Continue reading

Slut Shaming Eve: How the Mother of All Living Became the Mother of All Sin

“So came Eve…the last created being in the creation of the world, without whom the whole creation of the world and all that was in the world would have been in vain and… Continue reading

Every Mormon Should Be a Feminist

A while ago, I found myself, as I often do, explaining to someone, why I identify with feminism. I told him what feminism is, that at its core, it is allowing women the… Continue reading

A Jew, a Muslim, and a Christian Walk Into a Bar…

And by a Jew, Muslim and Christian, I mean the presidents of Israel and Palestinian Authority and the Pope, and by bar, I mean the Vatican. On June 8th, after another round of… Continue reading