559-560: Michael Adam Ferguson, J Seth Anderson, and their Fight Against Gay Conversion Therapy

John Dehlin LGBTQ, Sexuality, Top 25 LGBT 52 Comments

J Seth Anderson and Michael Adam Ferguson were catapulted into the public spotlight when they became the first same-sex couple to be legally married by the state of Utah. Seth …

459: Confessions of a Latter-day Virgin by Nicole Hardy

John Dehlin Book Club, Ex-Mormon Stories, Sexuality, Women & Feminism 32 Comments

In this podcast, Heather Olson Beal interviews Nicole Hardy, author of the stunningly beautiful memoir, Confessions of a Latter-day Virgin, with readers and fans Claire, Mel, and Maren. From amazon.com: …

402-405: Brian C. Hales – Joseph Smith’s Polygamy

John Dehlin Apologetics, Joseph Smith, Polygamy, Sexuality, Top 10 Polygamy 92 Comments

Part 1: Dr. Brian C. Hales refutes Grant Palmer’s podcast and article on sexual allegations against Joseph Smith. Click here to obtain the PowerPoint presentation for this podcast. Click here to listen to …

389-391: Top 10 Mormon Mental Health Issues

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In this 3-part interview with Natasha Helfer Parker we launch a new podcast initiative called “Mormon Mental Health.”  For this episode we discuss the top 10 (or 11) mental health issues …

388: Carol Lynn Pearson and “the Hero’s Journey of the Gay and Lesbian Mormon”

John Dehlin Book Club, LGBTQ, Sexuality 12 Comments

As part of a new podcast initiative called “Gay Mormon Stories” (in cooperation with Mormon Stories Book Club) we interview the beloved poet, playwright, LGBT activist and Mormon author Carol …

380: 2012 New York City Conference Pt. 2 with Elna Baker

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Elna Baker speaks at the 2012 Mormon Stories conference in New York City.

362: Overcoming Pornography Addiction

John Dehlin Addiction, Marriage & Family, Sexuality 65 Comments

In this episode, Tony discusses his approach for overcoming pornography addiction within a Mormon paradigm.

350-352: Dance Champion Benji Schwimmer

John Dehlin LGBTQ, Sexuality, Top 10 Exmormon, Top 100, Top 25 LGBT, Top Mormon Faith Crisis Stories 156 Comments

Benji Schwimmer is a world renowned dancer and choreographer. He is best known for winning Season 2 of the hit tv show So You Think You Can Dance. In this 3-part interview, Benji discusses the following: Part 1: His early years, and his LDS mission experience, Part 2: His experiences on So You Think You Can Dance, and Part 3: His attempts to come to terms with his sexuality and his LDS faith.

333-336: 2011 Circling the Wagons Conference

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The goal of the 2011 Mormon Stories “Circling the Wagons” conference was to create a space where LGBTQ or SSA individuals and their families and allies could gather to acknowledge, explore and honor shared experiences.

300-301: LDS Women and Sexual Desire with Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife

John Dehlin Marriage & Family, Sexuality, Top 8 Sexuality, Women & Feminism 27 Comments

This workshop on LDS Women and Sexual Desire was delivered on September 23rd, 2011 by Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife. In this presentation, Jennifer speaks to LDS women about the cultural and …

280: How to Have Better Sex in Your Mormon Marriage

John Dehlin Marriage & Family, Sexuality, Top 8 Sexuality 56 Comments

In today’s episode Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife joins Natasha Helfer Parker (the Mormon therapist) and John Dehlin to discuss…..sex: specifically, how to have a better sex life in your Mormon Marriage. …

245: Pornography, Masturbation, Sex and Marriage in Mormonism

John Dehlin Marriage & Family, Sexuality, Top 8 Sexuality 210 Comments

In this episode Natasha Parker and John Dehlin interview Dr. Stephanie Buehler — a prominent sex therapist from California, founder of the Buehler institute, and author of the book: Sex, …

244: Sex and Immigration (Mormon Matters Podcast Re-Launch)

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In this re-launching of Mormon Matters podcast, Dan Wotherspoon leads a panel consisting of Joanna Brooks, Heather Olson-Beal and John Dehlin to discuss: Sex Nicole Hardy’s NY Times piece entitled: Single, Female, Mormon, …

214-216: LDS Female Sexuality with Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife

John Dehlin Sexuality, Top 8 Sexuality, Women & Feminism 93 Comments

In this episode, Natasha Helfer Parker interviews Dr. Jennifer Finlayson- Fife, a psychotherapist on issues surrounding female sexuality and feminism within the LDS framework. Dr. Fife holds a Ph.D in Counseling Psychology from …

168-169: Mormon Therapist Natasha Parker on LDS Sexuality, Depression, Faith & Marriage

John Dehlin LGBTQ, Marriage & Family, Sexuality, Top 8 Sexuality 47 Comments

In this 2-part series, we interview Natasha Parker — an LDS Marriage and Family Therapist who lives in Kansas. Natasha blogs at both Mormon Matters and on her own blog …