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Oprah Asks Polygamist Women To Explain Their Hair: "It's The Style"

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Oprah Winfrey spent Monday's show with exclusive access to the FLDS Yearning for Zion ranch in Texas, including interviews with many residents, polyga...

Polygamist Fashion Heads Online

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The traditional wear of the Fundamentalist Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is headed online. FLDSdress.com was created following the April...

A Modest Proposal for the 21st Century

Marci Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marci Hamilton

About 20% of boys, and 25% of girls, are sexually abused in the United States. If we were to ignore our age of consent laws, we could reduce those numbers dramatically. And why stop with the laws governing sex?

What the Texas Appellate Court Decision Means for Children of the FLDS and Their Families

Elissa Wall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elissa Wall

A couple of years ago when I agreed to testify against Warren Jeffs in Utah, it had been my hope that by raising my voice, I could spare other girls my fate of underage marriage.

Warren Jeffs Kissing And Cuddling Underage Brides Pictures Introduced As Evidence (PHOTOS)

AP, Smoking Gun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN ANGELO, Texas -- Shocking new photographs show polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs holding and kissing two different young girls in wedding-like ...

Texas Appeals Polygamist Sect Ruling

AP | MICHELLE ROBERTS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN ANGELO, Texas — State child welfare authorities on Friday appealed a stinging court ruling that said their seizure of more than 440 children...

TX Appellate Court Says "No Dice" on Keeping the Kids

Deborah King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah King

We are still left with the question why any parent would willingly keep their child in a household where girls are at risk of a forced marriage to some old codger before the age of 16.

From San Angelo, TX

Deborah King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deborah King

If a boy in FLDS shows any indication of wanting to think for himself, he is dumped outside of town by his parents and becomes a non-person, unable to contact his family.

Warren Jeffs' FLDS Church and What I Left Behind

Elissa Wall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elissa Wall

For eighteen years of my life I was a member of the Fundamental Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I wore long pioneer style dresses, styled my hair in the FLDS up-do fashion, and I believed that Warren Jeffs was the prophet.

Girl From Polygamist Sect Giving Birth While In Protective Custody

AP | MICHELLE ROBERTS | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

SAN MARCOS, Texas — One of the hundreds of young polygamist-sect members taken into state custody gave birth Tuesday to a healthy boy while chil...

Leaving for San Angelo, TX in the Morning

Deborah King | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah King

I've got to see for myself the mothers in floor length pioneer dresses buttoned up the neck and down the wrist, their long handled underwear peaking out, their uncut hair pulled up in a pompadour.

Polygamist Sects: A Further Lesson In Style

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The Today Show did a piece this morning on the reasoning behind Fundamentalist Mormon clothing. They invited two former Fundamentalist Saints on to th...

Polygamist Sects: A Lesson In Style

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Verena von Pfetten

Have you ever wondered what exactly the deal is with Fundamentalist Mormon hair and the Little House On The Prairie-esque dresses? Because I have. ...

Bed Found In Temple For Sex With Underage Girls Right After Marriage, Authorities Say

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Los Angeles Times Reports (password required): Authorities searching a remote polygamist compound for a 16-year-old girl who had claimed she was...