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Young Mormon Feminist Resources (frequently updated)

Or: How to engage in an intelligent conversation about Mormon Feminism

Feminism in general
FAQ page of feminist terms:

http://finallyfeminism101.wordpress.com/purpose/

Historical overview of feminism:

http://bitchmagazine.org/article/everything-about-feminism-you-wanted-to-know-but-were-afraid-to-ask

Forms of sexism
What is ambivalent sexism? (Hostile and benevolent sexism):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambivalent_sexism

Benevolent sexism

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/psysociety/2013/04/02/benevolent-sexism/

Ambivalent sexism inventory:

http://www.understandingprejudice.org/asi/

Rape culture
What is rape culture?

http://www.upsettingrapeculture.com/rapeculture.html

How the modesty doctrine relates to rape culture:

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/phoenixandolivebranch/2012/06/modesty-body-policing-and-rape-culture/

An LDS perspective on victim blame:

http://www.feministmormonhousewives.org/2013/04/no-offense/

Slut-shaming:

http://womensissues.about.com/od/violenceagainstwomen/f/What-Is-Slut-Shaming-Definition-Of-Slut-Shaming.htm

The psychology of purity culture:

http://experimentaltheology.blogspot.com/2013/05/elizabeth-smart-and-psychology-of.html?m=1

An alternate paradigm of LDS chastity:

http://www.feministmormonhousewives.org/2010/11/13-articles-of-healthy-chastity/

Privilege
http://weeklysift.com/2012/09/10/the-distress-of-the-privileged/

Male privilege:

http://itspronouncedmetrosexual.com/2012/11/30-examples-of-male-privilege/

Mormon male privilege: http://www.the-exponent.com/mormon-male-privilege-and-how-to-make-apparent-gender-disparity-in-the-church/

White privilege:

http://www.amptoons.com/blog/files/mcintosh.html

http://www.womanist-musings.com/2009/04/too-hard-on-white-folk.html

Male feminists
These articles addresse the role of men in feminism (or, why you’re “just” an ally):

http://feministcurrent.com/7988/how-to-be-a-male-feminist-ally/

http://www.deepgreenresistance.org/who-we-are/our-approach/feminist-solidarity-guidelines

The beginning of this article is great for all newcomers to feminism; the latter part is more specific to men (or women who want to know how to most effectively call out men on their privilege):

http://www.wheatandtares.org/11720/a-feminist-primer-for-men/

Why it’s your own responsibility as a man to educate yourself about feminism.

http://feministcurrent.com/8098/feminists-are-not-responsible-for-educating-men/

http://jaythenerdkid.wordpress.com/2013/10/31/ten-things-male-feminists-need-to-stop-saying/

Discussion dynamics:
Good intentions; or, “I didn’t mean it to be offensive!”

http://centerforwomenspsychology.wordpress.com/2013/11/01/victim-blaming-and-socks-painted-into-walls/

Mansplaining and related phenomena:

http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Splaining

Tone arguments:

http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Tone_argument

Humor:

http://bitchmagazine.org/post/televism-how-can-jokes-both-show-and-fight-oppression

Some lingo:
http://mormonfeminist.org/mofem101

Heteronormativity:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heteronormativity

Intersectionality/kyriarchy:

http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Intersectionality

http://www.deeplyproblematic.com/2010/08/why-i-use-that-word-that-i-use.html

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