Year of Polygamy: Joseph’s Polygamy Revelations, Episode 65

Join Lindsay as she interviews Clair Barrus from Today in Mormon History  about the revelations Joseph Smith had about polygamy, including the revelation that lead to D&C 132.

Links mentioned in this podcast:
Religion and Sexuality: The Shakers, the Mormons, and the Oneida Community by Lawrence Foster

Clair’s blog Today in Mormon History

The Polygamy Revelations of Joseph Smith article with footnotes

Shindle affidavit on seduction.

Pratt/Schindle story in the Sangamo Journal

Brian Hales’ position on these issues

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Year of Polygamy

Join Lindsay for the primer series on Mormon Polygamy that will begin with the wives of Joseph Smith and eventually broaden to contemporary strains of the practice today.

Episode 01: Fanny Alger

Episode 02: Lucinda Morgan Harris

Episode 03: Louisa Beaman

Episode 04: Zina Huntington Jacobs Young Smith

Episode 05: Presendia Huntington Buell

Episode 06: Agnes Coolbrith

Episode 07: Sylvia Sessions

Episode 08: Patty Sessions

Episode 09: Mary Elizabeth Rollins Lightner

Episode 10: Polygamy in Nauvoo

Episode 11: Marinda Nancy Johnson Hyde

Episode 12: Elizabeth Davis Durfee

Episode 13: Sarah Kingsley Cleveland

Episode 14: Delcena Johnson Sherman

Episode 15: Eliza R. Snow

Episode 16: Sarah Ann Whitney

Episode 17: Martha McBride Knight

Episode 18: Ruth Vose Sayers

Episode 19: Flora Ann Woodworth

Episode 20: Emily Partridge

Episode 21: Joseph Smith’s Progeny

Episode 22: Eliza Partridge

Episode 23: Almera Johnson

Episode 24: Lucy Walker

Episode 25: The Lawrence Sisters

Episode 26: Helen Mar Kimball

Episode 27: Hannah Ells

Episode 28: Elvira Cowles Holmes

Episode 29: Rhoda Richards

Episode 30: Olive Grey Frost

Episode 31: Desdemona Wadsworth Fullmer

Episode 32: Melissa Lott

Episode 33: Nancy Winchester

Episode 34: Fanny Young

Episode 35: Polygamy and Lamanite Marriages

Episode 36: Plural Marriage and the Martydom

Episode 37: Polygamy and Winter Quarters

Episode 38: Polygamy and Winter Quarters

Episode 39: Early Utah Period Polygamy

Episode 40: Heber C. Kimball

Episode 41: Polygamy and the Family, Public and Private

Episode 42: Scandal, Soldiers, Sex and Wives

Episode 43: Violent 1850’s Utah

Episode 44: The Utah War

Episode 45: Houses of Polygamy

Episode 46: A Brief History of the Relief Society

Episode 47: History of Southern Utah, Part 1

Episode 48: History of Southern Utah, Part 2 (Orderville and other towns)

Episode 49: Emma Lee French

Episode 50: Marriage to Brigham Young

Episode 51: Amelia Folsom, “Brigham’s Favorite Wife”

Episode 52: Obscure Polygamous Women, Polygamous Wives Writing Club

Episode 53: Federal Legislation

Episode 54: Lucinda Dalton, Mormon Feminist Pioneer

Episode 55: Emmeline Free

Episode 56: Polygamy in Mexican Colonies

Episode 57: Polygamy and Suffrage

Episode 58: Anne Gordge, Polygamous Calamity Jane


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Episode 120: Guilt and Shame With Julie De Azevedo-Hanks

Join Lindsay as she interviews Julie de Azevedo-Hanks about the concept of Mormon Guilt and Shame.


Links mentioned in this podcast:

Julie de Azevedo Hanks website

The Burnout Cure: An Emotional Survival Guide for Overwhelmed Women

Wasatch Family Therapy
Relational-Cultural Theory

Cultural Transformation Theory

Research of Brene Brown

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Year of Polygamy: Houses of Polygamy, Episode 45

Join Lindsay as she discusses three famous homes integral to the history of Utah polygamy- the Beehive House, the Lion House, and the Gardo House.


You can read the text of this post here!

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


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.


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Archive: Episode 21: Feminism Wants What You Want


Sorry everyone! It’s a been a month mostly focused on the polygamy series. Enjoy this episode from the archives that explains feminism to skeptics.

Abortion? Man-hating? Making men suffer? Are these the goals of feminism? Listen and see.



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Episode 111: Feminism and Your Marriage

Join Christa as she interviews Sara and Craig about how Mormon feminism has impacted their marriage.

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Episode 110: Men and Eating Disorders

Join Lindsay as she interviews Chris about his experience growing up with disordered eating and how it affects him in the culture of masculinity.

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Episode 109: It Could Have Been You- Lessons From Mountain Meadows Massacre

In partnership with the Mormon Expression Podcast and Whitefields Education Foundation, Lindsay guest-hosts a podcast for Mormon Expression about the culture of violence surrounding Mormon Meadows Massacre.  Featuring Richard Dutcher, Brian Whitney and Thayne Forbes. This podcast was originally recorded for Mormon Expression but is being shared here.  Check them out and make a donation to their counseling services initiatives at

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N.O.W. 01 – Cami



N.O.W. (Narrating Ordain Women) is a project of FMH in an effort to create understanding of the Ordain Women movement.

Join us while we listen to Vicki, who is not seeking for ordination, interview Cami, who is. Enjoy this short podcast between two sisters in the gospel as they talk about ordination for women within a loving context.

(“Keep Your Mind Wide Open” Anna Sophia Robb)


*If you have a profile up on and would like to share your story, please contact Cami directly on this post.


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