Will the LDS Church Ever Be Less Patriarchal?

Sharing this here, because I’ve been screaming this from the rooftops for decades… The LDS church will stop being patriarchal when the women in the church stop enabling patriarchy.
Come on, sisters…we can do this.

Life Outside The Book of Mormon Belt

LAST SUNDAY NIGHT, a cute set of young male missionaries, along with a brother from our ward, visit-bombed us, primarily to meet my non-practicing 20 year old son who escaped the surprise experience mid-way through. Everything about this visit with the missionaries was pleasant and typical, including that moment at the end when it was time to ask someone to voice the closing prayer. The senior companion turned to my husband and began, “Since you’re the head of the househo…” 

This was the point at which my junior high school experience in drama finally paid off. Without missing a beat, I shriveled in my chair, groaning, as I performed my best impression of a speech-enabled slug suffering as salt pours over it. Lo and behold, the four men in the room immediately gave me their full–and puzzled–attention.


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