Religion & Spirituality
In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall riots, we’ve put together this special PRIDE edition. First, we proudly introduce our new producer, Julian Apostata, and our engineer, Sarah Austin, then the four of us talk about gender non-conformity, and how our faith communities responded/reacted.
That takes us to our informative interview with Donovan Ackley III, Ph.D., who was a professor at a conservative Evangelical Christian university. His decision to transition made national news, and ended his long-time position with the school. Donovan’s doctorate is in philosophy of religion, and is the author of several books and many articles. For the past 6 years he's worked in trauma-informed crisis intervention, currently as case management team lead for a recovery residence with women and children recovering from addiction. He also consulted on the 2019 film Intersex and Faith, exploring the intersections of religion and gender.
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E20: Dying Out Loud – Facing ALS and Mortality
E19: Sexual Assault at Bob Jones University
E18: “Divine Currency” with Devin Singh
E16: Leaving Mormonism…with a Song
E15: The Power of Cults
E14: Beneath the Hare Krishna Message of Peace and Higher Consciousness
E13: Religious Abuse
E12: From Make-Up Tips to Faith Deconstruction
E11: Scientology and Critical Thinking
E10: Sarah and Becca – Facing Changes as a Couple
E9: Atheist Pastor Luke King
E8: Lloyd Evans talks Jehovah's Witnesses
E7: A New Year with Recovering from Religion
E6: Everyone's Agnostic with Cass Midgley
E5: Gothardism with Micah J. Murray
E4: Anger and Grace with John Smid
E3: Fundamental Politics with Yvette Cantu Schneider
E2: QuickiePod "Boy Erased"
E1: Intro of Podcast and Co-Hosts