This week’s journey through Mormonism covered the ground of caring or not about others’ opinions and possible reactions. Sometimes it’s fun to make a big stink and a smackdown. And Simply Sarah and Andrew S are simply examining and expressing their own place in the X-Mormon journey.
In parenting: What do you think of making kids go to church? Who would you want giving advice to your kids: Dan Savage or Maggie Gallagher? A Mormon therapist or MoHoHawaii? President Paternoster perhaps? See also a couple of father-son chats.
There were some interesting discussions about labels this week, including a multi–blog discussion of the enigma that is feminist Mormon housewives. In other gender news, a fascinating update from the Neolithic, Buffy and Edward have some competition (and it’s not Tinkerbell), and some discussion of Mormon women’s access to the “blessings of the priesthood.” A former NOM organizer now supports marriage equality (but not everyone is making similar progress).