BYU Student Challenges 'No Sex' Policy and Church's Treatment of Women

Brigham Young University student Keli Byers penned a bold open letter for Cosmopolitan this month, in which she challenges her school's regressive, anti-woman ban on sex. It's an incredibly brave move, considering that, as a teen, Byers was suspended from church for being sexually assaulted by an older Mormon… » 8/13/14 4:30pm 8/13/14 4:30pm

The Mormon Church Just Excommunicated a Feminist Pushing for Change

Yesterday afternoon, Kate Kelly, a vocal activist for greater gender equality within the Mormon Church, was excommunicated for her alleged apostasy. "I'm feeling really disappointed, and dejected, and just forsaken," she told me, audibly downcast, in a brief interview after the decision was announced. » 6/24/14 2:00pm 6/24/14 2:00pm

Mormon Leaders Ask California Members To Fight Gay Marriage

The LDS Church is asking its 750,000 Californian constituents to support the California Marriage Protection Act, an election day referendum that will change the state's constitution to define marriage as strictly between a man and a woman, the AP reports. In a letter leaked to several websites, Mormon Church President… » 6/24/08 9:30am 6/24/08 9:30am