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EPISODE 198: I am the Sex Worker Robin Hood!: Vee Chattie

EPISODE 198: I am the Sex Worker Robin Hood!: Vee Chattie

Vee Chattie is a Sex Worker with an upbringing in the Vineyard Church. This episode we talk about their sex worker career while laughing at the jokes that come from Vee’s former Christianity.

EPISODE 197: Sex Worker by Day, Comedian By Night: Vee Chattie

EPISODE 197: Sex Worker by Day, Comedian By Night: Vee Chattie

Vee Chattie grew up in Florida in the Vineyard Church. A neo-charismatic movement within evangelical protestant Christianity. At an early age, they started questioning the faith. Vee is a sex worker by day and a comedian by night.

EPISODE 196: When Empaths Talk, Therapy Happens: Jess McMahon

EPISODE 196: When Empaths Talk, Therapy Happens: Jess McMahon

An empath is described in SciFi as a person with the paranormal ability to apprehend the mental or emotional state of another individual. Strangely, psychologists use this term as well. I think therapy happens when they talk, let's find out.

EPISODE 195: Success as An Empath After Growing Up Around Abuse: Jess McMahon

EPISODE 195: Success as An Empath After Growing Up Around Abuse: Jess McMahon

Jess is an empath, mom, and band manager. She grew up and survived hardcore domestic abuse and came out of it functioning, healthy, happy, and successful.

EPISODE 194: How To Heal Your Suppressed Sexuality: After Vaginismus and Infidelity: Chris and Christina Sellers

EPISODE 194: How To Heal Your Suppressed Sexuality: After Vaginismus and Infidelity: Chris and Christina Sellers

Chris and Christina Sellers married at a young age were both raised in American Christianity. Their sexualities oppressed and suppressed by the dogma of religion; now they're both finding healing after infidelity and vaginismus. This is their therapeutic story.

EPISODE 193: Recovering Your Sex Life After Religion: Chris and Christina Sellers

EPISODE 193: Recovering Your Sex Life After Religion: Chris and Christina Sellers

Chris and Tina fell in love as teenagers in a Christian Mega Church. As they’ve deconstructed their past faith together, they realized how much the suppression of sex through purity culture in Christianity not only stifled their sex life but almost ruined their relationship.

EPISODE 192: Labeling, Dabbling, Connecting: Aspects of Our Humanity: Colleen Sullivan and Rebecca Comegys

EPISODE 192: Labeling, Dabbling, Connecting: Aspects of Our Humanity: Colleen Sullivan and Rebecca Comegys

We're back with our Atheist friends Colleen and Rebecca. We get into a conversation around communal liturgies, having community, the connection of all things, the benefits of religion, and what fills the void of religion when we leave.

EPISODE 191: Label Me an Atheist: Colleen Sullivan and Rebecca Comegys

EPISODE 191: Label Me an Atheist: Colleen Sullivan and Rebecca Comegys

Colleen and Rebecca grew up together in Fresno, California. Rebecca, attending an evangelical youth group, loved her Catholic friend Colleen and wanted to save her from the religiosity of Catholicism. Now they’re both proud atheists taking on the task of describing their atheism to others.