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In The Refined Collective podcast, host and author of Sexless in the City, Kat Harris creates a safe space to have honest conversations around faith, sexuality, relationships, politics, identity, Christian culture, deconstruction, and more.

*What does the Bible really say about sex?
*How does our faith impact our politics?
*Is Christianity at odds with science?
*Is the Bible still relevant?

From purity culture, to deconstruction, dating apps, and LGTBQ+ issues—there’s no topic that’s off the table.

In this podcast Kat doesn’t pretend to be an expert, or to have all the answers about faith or Christianity. And though it’d be more convenient to have easy black-and-white answers, she invites you to discover God in the grey and unexpected spaces. Her hope is to look doubt in the face, be curious, seek God, and ask meaningful questions to address any ‘elephant in the room’ with openness, nuance and grace.

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In The Refined Collective podcast, host and author of Sexless in the City, Kat Harris creates a safe space to have honest conversations around faith, sexuality, relationships, politics, identity, Christian culture, deconstruction, and more.

*What does the Bible really say about sex?
*How does our faith impact our politics?
*Is Christianity at odds with science?
*Is the Bible still relevant?

From purity culture, to deconstruction, dating apps, and LGTBQ+ issues—there’s no topic that’s off the table.

In this podcast Kat doesn’t pretend to be an expert, or to have all the answers about faith or Christianity. And though it’d be more convenient to have easy black-and-white answers, she invites you to discover God in the grey and unexpected spaces. Her hope is to look doubt in the face, be curious, seek God, and ask meaningful questions to address any ‘elephant in the room’ with openness, nuance and grace.

    He Said/She Said: Sex/Life with Manwell Reyes

    He Said/She Said: Sex/Life with Manwell Reyes

    I am doing a 3-part podcast series with Manwell Reyes called He Said/She Said where we dive into some deep topics and approach them from our different perspectives. Last week we spoke about double standards (you can listen to that here). This week, we’re talking about the Netflix show Sex/Life, tackling questions like can you have it all? And does size matter? Warning: There will be spoilers ahead and of course discussions that you may want to save for when you have headphones available to you.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    He Said/She Said: Double Standards with Manwell Reyes

    He Said/She Said: Double Standards with Manwell Reyes

    Manwell Reyes is no stranger to The Refined Collective. He was on the podcast earlier this year (along with the other hosts of the Nights at the Round Table Podcast) and we talked about deconstruction and waiting for marriage to have sex. I am so happy to have him back for a 3-part series this fall. Our first conversation is all about double standards. We got pretty heated in this episode and I externally processed a lot of stuff in this episode and it feels really vulnerable to share!

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Sex Ed 101 with Dr. Celeste Holbrook

    Sex Ed 101 with Dr. Celeste Holbrook

    I am so excited to be starting off this new season of the podcast with Dr. Celeste Holbrook. She has been a guest several times (her episode is one of the most downloaded ever!) and this time we’re diving into sex ed. Something I’ve realized recently is that a lot of us, myself included, didn’t get the comprehensive sex ed we should have in school. So let’s fix that together!

    • 52 min
    TRC REMIX: Being Single is Hard... Real Talk with Mia Fieldes

    TRC REMIX: Being Single is Hard... Real Talk with Mia Fieldes

    I thought it’d be cool to end this series with a conversation that meant SO much to me personally. Like if no one else ever heard this call between Mia Fieldes + I -- it wouldn’t really matter, because our chat deeply impacted me.

    She reminded me that first of all it’s ok to admit that being single is freakin’ hard + also how beautifully possible it is to stay connected to hope. If you are feeling tired and weary of hoping...this episode is for you.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    TRC REMIX: Cheating, Ghosting, Finances + Sex with Shaun Galanos

    TRC REMIX: Cheating, Ghosting, Finances + Sex with Shaun Galanos

    For today’s second to last TRC Remix episode we have love coach Shaun Galanos. I freakin’ LOVE this guy. He’s a straight shooter and to the point...which honestly is what we need sometimes in dating. For this episode, we collected some of your top dating questions and answered them for you! We cover everything from cheating to ghosting to finances to ‘how do you know if they’re the one?’ to what to do if you hate online dating. 

    • 1 hr 14 min
    TRC REMIX: The #1 Dating Myth Keeping You Stuck with Stephanie May Wilson

    TRC REMIX: The #1 Dating Myth Keeping You Stuck with Stephanie May Wilson

    Today’s TRC Remix Episode is all about Dating 101: everything from dealbreakers to online dating profile no-nos to finding someone who’s our “type”  + the #1 myth keeping you stuck! I have this conversation with my good friend + singleness + dating expert: Stephanie May Wilson.

    • 57 min

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