December 14, 2012

Church Is Not the Time for Pants

Erin McBride, Meridian Magazine

There is a movement growing across the U.S. this week calling for Mormon women to “wear pants to church on Sunday in solidarity with those who seek gender equality everywhere.” Their battle cry is that women are not equal in the Church, and that this is a stand to demand equality.

From organizer’s website, “This Sunday, December 16, 2012, Mormon Feminists the world over will be wearing pants to church. Not jeans, or sweats, or yoga pants, but dress pants. Tailored suits and flowing shalwars and holiday-appropriate black velvet. Pants that are modest, elegant, and feminine, and not at all out of place in a church house (not that we think you need to be any of those things to worship God!). The purpose of this event is to give voice to and express...

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