436–437: New Temple Baptisms Announcements

Dan Wotherspoon Baptism, Covenants, Priesthood, Sexuality, Temple, Women 2 Comments

On 14 December 2017, a new directive from the First Presidency was released outlining changes to certain things related to youth performing baptisms for the …

215: Mormonism’s Modesty and Sexuality Discourse

Dan Wotherspoon Sexuality 32 Comments

The cover of the March 2014 Ensign highlights an article, “The Lord’s Standard of Morality” by Elder Tad R. Callister, that has been the subject …

170–171: Toward Expanding and Improving LDS Discourse about Sexuality

Dan Wotherspoon Sexuality, Teaching 65 Comments

So often in Mormon discourse, the term “virtue” is treated almost exclusively as relating to sexual purity, chastity, and virginity, completely missing its much broader …

43: Healthy Approaches to Teaching Modesty

Dan Wotherspoon Teaching 108 Comments

In today’s LDS youth programs, especially those for young women, modesty has become even more of an emphasis than in years and decades past. Of …