Casey asked me to do a write-up of the history of the Ordain Women October 5th Action in GIFs. I am an ally, but am not otherwise officially affiliated with Ordain Women (hereafter referred to as OW) other than that I know very many members and love them all dearly.
So, it all started in early 2013 when OW was formed. All the Mo-Fems were like
And the rest of the world was like
Fast forward to the announcement of the October 5th Action to peacefully stand in line to attend the Priesthood session. Now even Mo-Fems were split.
Some were like this
Others, more like
Still others felt like this
As the public began learning about OW, everything started to go like this
And people started to do and say terrible things on blogs and Facebook like
OW has received attacks on all sides. Some have labeled the MoFem community as
All the while OW have maintained that this is not a protest, but is a peaceful action that should be dealt with peacefully. Then The Church responded to their request for tickets to the session publicly.
The Church was all like
The session will now be broadcast live on the internet, but no women will be allowed to attend the Conference Center for it.
And some men were like
And some women were like
Other women were like
And still others were like
Yet for others it made them all
So here we are day of. You can choose to love a group of faithful sisters whether or not you agree with them. You can choose to honor their free agency and their personal revelation.
Is not going to change anything at this point.
So let’s all err on the side of
And go like this
Do you agree with this post? Disagree? Feel the need to call us to repentance? Leave a comment! As always with posts like this, the best comments will be in the form of a GIF.