Just as Moraga examines the effects this myth has had on her identity, I will, as a Mormon (although I dis-identify with that label except in the context of my upbringing) and a feminist, explore certain myths perpetuated within the Mormon culture and what effects they have had on my identity as well as my relationship with other Mormon women. Three myths I would like to explore revolve around the concepts of plural marriage (polygamy), priesthood, and the notion of Heavenly Mother. [excerpt]
"OxyMormon: Feminism Ain't Got No Place on the Pulpit… Or Does It?,"
LUX: A Journal of Transdisciplinary Writing and Research from Claremont Graduate University:
1, Article 17.
Available at: http://scholarship.claremont.edu/lux/vol2/iss1/17