Ask a Mormon Sex Therapist

Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife is a psychotherapist who focuses on issues surrounding female sexuality and feminism within the LDS framework. Questions are asked from listeners and answered on the podcast.

Gender is Eternal

They say, “Gender is eternal,” at least that’s what is suggested in The Family: A Proclamation to the World. The actual text reads, “Gender is an essential characteristic of individual premortal, mortal, and eternal identity and purpose.” [1] For the sake of argument,...

The CES Podcast: Revelation to John, chapters 5-7 (episode 58; 224)

What does 666 REALLY mean? Is Barney the Dinosaur the Beast signified by the number 666? Was John the Revelator dropping acid or taking shrooms? What do all the crazy numbers mean in the Revelation to John? Why are there so many animals with so many heads and so many...

The Racism 101 Podcast: The Mainstream Media’s Racist Reporting of the Parkland Shooting, Part 1 (episode 31a, 221)

In Part 1 of this episode about the Parkland Shootings, the question is asked, "Why has the White Mainstream Media given so much attention to white children being killed, and labeled them as "brave" but not afforded the same coverage and respect when it comes to Black...

Ask a Mormon Lesbian Podcast With Laura Root (episode 7; 216)

You mentioned that you were older when you truly realized you were a lesbian, was it like a sudden “duh moment” or was it something you had known since you were younger but repressed it because you wanted to be a “typical Mormon girl”? Saying you had a spiritual...

Ask a Mormon Lesbian Podcast With Laura Root (episode 3X & 4X; 218)

We screwed up episodes 3 and 4.  We tried to correct the problem and we screwed it up worse.  So we decided to re-release episodes 3 & 4 under the same episode.  We are calling it Episode 3X & 4X because the letter X makes everything super cool. Episode 3 Laura Root...

God Runs This Church

“God runs this church!” It’s as if these words are the final say in any disagreement about church policy or leadership. No matter the issue, if you have a problem, well tough, “God runs this church!” All thinking, deliberation, and dialogue must cease in subjection to...

The CES Podcast: Revelation to John 1-4 (episode 57; 212)

What does Wahhabi Islam and The Book of Revelation have to do with each other? Why is The Book of Revelation, "The Apocalypse that keeps on giving?" Was the John who wrote The Book of Revelation a real person? All these questions and more are answered on this podcast...

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The Barker Brothers’ Projects

“…we are asking our Church leaders to inquire of the Lord if the one year wait on the temple sealing can be changed…”

These videos were created for Latter-day Saint parents and allies to voice their love for their LGBT brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. They want to give a message of comfort and support to other parents who are navigating the difficult conflicts that can arise in families around this issue.

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"It is not as a child that I believe and confess Jesus Christ. My hosanna is born of a furnace of doubt." (Fyodor Dostoevsky)