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*This episode includes conversations about Purity Culture, sex and the AIDS crisis and is considered 18+ in content. Please use discretion when listening.*
I never thought in a million years that I would be making an episode on Life After MLM about sex, but when Pastor Rob reached out to me to agree with my takes on the dangers of Purity Culture and how he can use the bible to prove it, I jumped at the chance. I mean sex is the only reason any of us are here, and to demonize it and twist scripture to fit this odd narrative to control women for the sake of men's needs seems culty and gross. This episode is for anyone who was ever shamed just for being human and having sexual wants and desires outside of what "society" deemed appropriate.
Purity Culture - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purity_culture
I Kissed Dating Goodbye - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Kissed_Dating_Goodbye
Song of Songs KJV - https://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/k/kjv/kjv-idx?type=DIV1&byte=2578814
Song of Songs Modern Translation - https://www.leonard-ng.com/song-of-songs/
Who is Ryan White? - https://ryanwhite.hrsa.gov/about/ryan-white
Out of MLM - https://outofmlm.info/
Cultish by Amanda Montell - https://amzn.to/3Q7owx9
Dr. Steven Hassan's BITE Model - https://freedomofmind.com/cult-mind-control/bite-model/
Ponzinomics by Robert L. FitzPatrick - https://amzn.to/3q16oJb
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