Year of Polygamy: The Scandal of Soldiers, Wives, and Sex, Episode 42

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TW: This podcast contains some discussions of rape.

Join Lindsay as she discusses how women’s sexuality became the catalyst for a decade or more of Mormon violence, and the curious Victorian scandal involving Brigham Young’s daughter-in-law and a “Gentile” soldier.

 

The must-read essay by historian William MacKinnon:

Sex, Subalterns, and Steptoe: Army Behavior, Mormon Rage, and Utah War Anxieties

Additional info from the LDS Church History Library Here.

 

Year of Polygamy: Polygamy and the Family Public and Private, Episode 41

Join Lindsay as she discusses what plural marriages did to prescribed family roles and how it affected the mental health of plural wives.
Read the transcript of the episode here. h/t Kecia Gilliam
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Links mentioned in this podcast:
Daily Life on the Nineteenth Century American Frontier
By Mary Ellen Jones.

The Wife I Want, 1893.

N.O.W. 15 – Sabrina

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N.O.W. (Narrating Ordain Women) is a project of FMH in an effort to create understanding of people who have posted their profile on Ordain Women.

Vicki interviews  Sabrina about her thoughts on women’s ordination in the LDS church.  If you would like to post your profile for O.W., please contact them here.

 

(recorded before Kate’s trial announcement and hearing)

Year of Polygamy: Early Utah Period Polygamy, Episode 39

Join Lindsay as she discusses how the practice of plural marriage evolved in early Mormon Utah in the 1850’s.

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N.O.W. 14 – Natasha

 


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N.O.W. (Narrating Ordain Women) is a project of FMH in an effort to create understanding of people who have posted their profile on Ordain Women.

As an LDS Marriage and Family Therapist, Natasha explains her thoughts about  the potential of women’s ordination in the  church .  If you would like to post your profile for O.W., please contact them here.

 

(recorded before Kate’s trial announcement and hearing)

N.O.W. 13 – Heather

 

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Heather explains her thoughts about  the potential of women’s ordination in the LDS .  If you would like to post your profile for O.W., please contact them here.

 

(recorded before Kate’s trial announcement and hearing)

Year of Polygamy: Polygamy and Blood Atonement, Episode 38

Join Lindsay as she discusses the first public acknowledgement of polygamy, divorces and marriages, the Early Utah Period, and Blood Atonement.

Read the transcript of this episode here. (h/t Kecia Gilliam)

Sources for controversial sermons:  Journal of Discourses, vol.4, pp.49-51

Journal of Discourses, Vol. 4, 1856, pp. 55-57

Dialogue:A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol.1, No.3, p.91-92

 

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Polygamy and widows notes