Salt Lake City, Utah – The scholar Joanna Brooks says there have always been Mormon feminists. Emma Smith, wife of LDS Church founder Joseph Smith, challenged the practice of polygamy. Women in Utah won the right to vote in 1870 and Brigham Young himself encouraged women to study law or medicine. So why is it that "Mormon feminist" strikes many as an oxymoron? Thursday, Doug is joined by Joanna Brooks and historian Claudia Bushman for a look at today's brand of feminism and what it means for Mormon women.
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