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Does Mormon Modesty Mantra Reduce Women to Sex Objects?
Originally Posted: 03/04/2014 - 4:13pm | Type: Blog

When Mormon leaders sense a decline of moral standards in the world, they roll out sermons on modesty. When Mormon leaders sense a decline of moral standards in the world, they ro ...

Creating Equal
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 8:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Brittany Shoot As the Lean In debate shows, striving for gender equality is still personal and political—and vital. ...

It's Hip to be Plain
Originally Posted: 05/24/2013 - 1:11pm | Type: Magazine Article

Valerie Weaver-Zercher Who knew the Amish would become such a center of pop-cultural attention? ONE SUNDAY EV ...

Rethinking Modesty
Originally Posted: 01/28/2013 - 9:29am | Type: Blog

When I was growing up, the only thing that could be said about clothing was that it should be “modest,” and ideally not too “worldly.” “Modesty” was proof-texted from 1 Timothy 2:9: “I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not w ...

FIFA Agrees to Test Special Hijab for Female Soccer Players
Originally Posted: 03/06/2012 - 7:58am | Type: Blog

Muslim female soccer players are celebrating a decision by the International Football Association Board to allow them to test specially designed head coverings for four months. Mu ...

No. Tim Tebow Will Not Show You His Underpants.
Originally Posted: 02/02/2012 - 9:00pm | Type: Blog

Whether it's a matter of faith, common decency or just good manners, Tebow's choice not to disrobe for Jockey isn't a reason for anyone else to get his (or her) undies in a bundle. ...