For Mormon Feminists, Progress “With an Asterisk”

John M. Glionna of the Los Angeles Times reports on continuing gender inequality in the LDS Church, despite the recent two-year reduction in the age requirement for women missionaries. Gender disparities still exist in the amount of time a missionary can serve for and the age at which a Mormon can become a missionary. For church members like Jana Riess, an author and feminist, these changes represent “progress with an asterisk. It’s just not equality, and after a few glorious moments of believing it would be, that stings.”

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