Year of Polygamy

Episode 147: The Elect Ladies

Join Lindsay as she interviews historian Clair Barrus about the three American women named as “Elect Ladies,” including Jemima Wilkinson, Ann Lee, and Emma Hale Smith.   Links mentioned or read from in this podcast: Clair’s paper on Elect Ladies

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Listen to the Episodes in Order!

Year of Polygamy Episodes in Order PRELUDE: Emma Smith, Part One Emma Smith, Part Two YEAR OF POLYGAMY: Episode 01: Fanny Alger Episode 02: Lucinda Morgan Harris Episode 03: Louisa Beaman Episode 04: Zina Huntington Jacobs Young Smith Episode 05:

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Music Contest Voting

Please listen to the episode and then choose ONE of three of the musical selections that you would like to see as the new bumper for the Year of Polygamy podcast: Loading… About the artists: Michael Waskey, Train My Train

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Episode 146: Queer Polygamy

Join Lindsay as she interviews Mormon feminist and scholar Blaire Ostler about the concept of “queering polygamy,” or how polygamy could potentially fit into Mormon cannon in a way that would reduce harm. Links mentioned in this podcast: Blaire’s blog:

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Episode 143: Modern LDS Polygamy

Join Lindsay as she interviews Utah Women Unite founder, Joanna Smith about the newly ordained LDS prophet, Russell M. Nelson and his sealing to two women. Links mentioned in this podcast: Email Joanna for the Sunstone Quilt project at wallacefamily@ gmail

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Episode 142: Angela Briney, Plural Wife by Choice

Join Lindsay as she interviews reality television star, Angela Briney  from the show Seeking Sister Wife.  Angela chose to enter polygamy in her 40’s as a third wife, after converting to Mormonism in her 30’s.   Links to check out:

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