Sasha Piton  tapped into a familiar problem that few women in the church felt bold enough to discuss publicly. Photograph: Kim Raff/New York Times

Sasha Piton was on a hike near her home in Idaho when she realised something was wrong. The trek was just a few kilometres, and not strenuous, but a r(...)

Savannah: “If we taught her now that she wasn’t allowed to speak, then she might keep that with her for the rest of her life,” her mother said. Photograph: Heather Kester via AP

On the day in May that Savannah stood up to speak in front of her Mormon congregation she did not get through everything she had wanted to say. The 12(...)