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Investigating the intersection of sexuality and spirituality, gender and god, queer experience and religious devotion.

Investigating the intersection of sexuality and spirituality, gender and god, queer experience and religious devotion.
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United States

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Investigating the intersection of sexuality and spirituality, gender and god, queer experience and religious devotion.

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English

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Episodes

Comfort the Afflicted; Afflict the Comfortable: Amber

4/15/2019
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Amber, a lifelong and currently active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, walks us through her faith journey and how she has interacted with the LGBTQ+ community. Currently, Amber uses her free time to strengthen the community of Provo, Utah, and its outreach to LGBTQ+ individuals. Listen as she shares how she came to be an ally and how her faith impacts her allyship. Interview recorded on May 29, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Learn more about things mentioned in this...

Duration:00:50:54

It's Complicated: Alyssa

3/19/2019
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Follow Alyssa as she attempts to discover how what she believes to be true can be reconciled with who she knows she is. Her story covers her childhood in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, her mission, and her coming out while at the Church’s school, Brigham Young Unversity. Interview recorded on August 14, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Learn more about things mentioned in this episode: Love Loud: https://loveloudfest.com/ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:...

Duration:00:50:35

The Paradox of Impossibility: Chris

3/5/2019
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In this episode, Chris wrestles with his own beliefs and those that are espoused by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Even though it’s a home he once knew, the Church is not where he can find solace anymore, so he takes us on his journey of wrestling with the paradoxes and impossibilities found within faith, belief, spirituality, and gayness. Interview recorded on August 15, 2018, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Learn more about things mentioned in this episode. Chris’s blog:...

Duration:00:43:12

To Love Somebody Unconditionally: Aimee and Jordan

2/24/2019
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In this episode, Aimee and Jordan tell us their love story and how they navigate faith and community as a couple. Interview recorded on August 18, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Learn more about things mentioned in this episode. Encircle: encircletogether.org The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: lds.org If you are experiencing suicidal ideation, please reach out to the Suicide Lifeline or the Trevor Project. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 The Trevor...

Duration:00:24:40

A Continuously Evolving Spirituality: Aimee

2/17/2019
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In this episode, Aimee speaks to us about her continuously evolving spirituality. She talks about growing up as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and how she came to a pivotal moment where she had to decide between staying active in the religion of her youth or living authentically to her own experiences and leave the church she once loved. Interview recorded on August 18, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Learn more about things mentioned in this episode. Encircle:...

Duration:00:18:19

An Introduction

2/9/2019
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Queer Spirituality is a podcast that seeks to investigate the lived experience of queer individuals and their interactions with religion and spirituality. Learn more about Queer Spirituality at queerspirituality.org If you are experiencing suicidal ideation, please reach out to the Suicide Lifeline or the Trevor Project. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 The Trevor Project: www.thetrevorproject.org

Duration:00:19:22

Becoming Comfortable with Uncertainty: Jordan

2/9/2019
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In this episode, Jordan discusses her path in and out of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She navigates her childhood in the Church, her marriage to a man, and ultimately how she left that marriage in order to live more authentically to her beliefs and who she is. Interview recorded on August 18, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Learn more about things mentioned in this episode. Encircle: encircletogether.org The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: lds.org The November...

Duration:00:22:32