Episode 132: Introducing “Debrief Society”



LDS women going through a faith crisis have a unique experience.  Along with a loss of faith, LDS women deal with an added loss of self-identity and community. Debrief Society is a new Facebook and Podcast community designed to meet the needs of women in this process.

In this episode, the creators of D.S. explain their community’s goals and invite women to find safe passage with them as they navigate through this transition & onto finding a community …. and themselves.

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N.O.W. – 16 Amy Cartwright


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.

Amy , who is in a mixed sexual-orientation marriage, discusses why she supports 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)

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FMBC “Jesus Feminist” by Sarah Bessey

How do you reconcile with your feminist sisters at church?  How do you reconcile your faith with your own feminism? What would Jesus do? And how do we receive and give His love to one another?

“Let’s do this. Let’s…lay down our crafted arguments. I want to talk about this – really talk about womanhood, church, the labels and where we go from here. Because the vicious arguments…and the silencing aren’t working.  We are wounded and we are wounding.

Here luv. I want to wrap us up in the warmth of good stories, of strong love. Someday…we’ll stand before the piles of stones that used to be weapons and we’ll build an altar…and then we’ll dance around those old arguments together, laughing.”

– Jesus Feminist

Join three LDS sisters in different faith transitions discuss with Sarah Bessey, her book “Jesus Feminist” and the one thing they all have in common; their love for the Savior, Jesus.


(“Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” by Kings Kaleidoscope, Half the Church, Ordain Women)

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Episode 101: Mama Dragon Series – Finding the Mama Dragon Within

When Meg Abhau’s 13 year old son came out of the closet in 2013, her  world turned upside down. Since then, she has not only found the “Mama Dragon” within but has enlisted the help of Mama Dragons everywhere.  Listen while  Cami interviews Meg and Anissa as they discuss what a Mama Dragon is, why Dragon Allies are desperately needed and how we can ALL become one.  Working together, we can create a safer environment for our LGBT youth who are at a high risk of suicide and homelessness.

[Note: all Dragon Dads and any form of Dragon Allies are welcome!]


1. Family Acceptance Project- PDF packet

2. One and Ten

3. Trevor Project

4. OUTreach

5. The Queens Tea

6. GSA (Gay Straight Alliance – start one in your school)


1. gaysandmormons.org

2. GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) at schools

3. mormonsandgays.org (LDS website)

4. ALLsupport group (in Arizona)

5. Affirmations

6. No More Strangers


[music by Lorde “Team”]

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FMBC “Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin” by Nicole Hardy

This book has the uncanny ability to speak to a variety of people: the single adult in the church, married couples,  childless couples, parents, divorced members, women of all ages, a member in faith crisis or  those with a family member who is, struggling artists and professionals, those in the LDS  gay community, and so on…

If you teach or lead single adults in the church, this is a MUST READ in order to better understand your congregation’s  church experience and unique perspective.

Now, sit back and enjoy listening to Cami, “E” and  Nicole Hardy, herself, speak in depth about her memoir and journey as a single-adult Mormon woman.


(Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin, Nicole Hardy, “Let it Go” by Demi Lovato [Frozen], Wendy Montgomery,)

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Episode 52: Women That Leave Because of Gender Inequality

Join Lindsay as she talks to three women (Gabe, Katrina and Kimberly) about their decision to stop attending church because of issues relating to gender inequality in the LDS church.  (Please be respectful of their stories)

Links mentioned in this podcast:
BYU study that describes lower retention rates among YW than YM.

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Episode 27: The Nature of God and the Divine Feminine

Join Lisa as she and Kristine Haglund talk with Fiona Givens, co-author of the new book, “The Good Who Weeps,” as they discuss the birth of Christ, the nature of God, the Divine Feminine and Fiona’s new book in this special Christmas Eve episode.

Pick up your copy of “The God Who Weeps” here!

Please join Fiona and Terryl Givens at the upcoming

Christ Conference
Saturday 29 December 2012
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Salt Lake City Main Library 4th floor conference room*

Register Here!
Click here for info about the Christ Conference.

Song at the end of podcast: What Child is This by Lindsey Stirling

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