TW: This podcast contains some discussions of rape.
Join Lindsay as she discusses how women’s sexuality became the catalyst for a decade or more of Mormon violence, and the curious Victorian scandal involving Brigham Young’s daughter-in-law and a “Gentile” soldier.
Links mentioned in this podcast:
- The must-read essay by historian William MacKinnon:
- Sex, Subalterns, and Steptoe: Army Behavior, Mormon Rage, and Utah War Anxieties
- Additional info from the LDS Church History Library Here.