98 episodes

Providing Accurate Information and Sexual Education for Mormons and their Families

Mormon Sex Info Natasha Helfer Parker

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.5 • 87 Ratings

Providing Accurate Information and Sexual Education for Mormons and their Families

    0130: Latter Gay Stories with Kyle Ashworth

    0130: Latter Gay Stories with Kyle Ashworth

    Natasha interviews Kyle Ashworth the Host of Latter Gay Stories Podcast, a space where LGBTQ or SSA individuals, their families and allies can acknowledge, explore and honor shared experiences.
    Kyle and Natasha discuss his experience with her disciplinary council and what it means to the LGBTQ LDS community.
    Thank you to Jeff Meyers for the intro and Peter & Mary Danzig of Otter Creek Duo for the concluding bumper music.
    *Please help keep Mormon Sex Info going past 2021 by making a  donation at the top of this page.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    0129: White What? A conversation about “Whiteness” with Jennifer Gonzales

    0129: White What? A conversation about “Whiteness” with Jennifer Gonzales

    Natasha Helfer interviews Jennifer Gonzalez about her emotional experience going through the last few weeks leading to her excommunication and how “whiteness” plays a part.
    *Thank you to Jeff Meyers for the intro and Peter & Mary Danzig of Otter Creek Duo for the concluding bumper music.
    *Please help keep Mormon Sex Info going past 2021 by making a  donation at the top of this page.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    0128: Natasha Helfer Responds to the Washington Post Piece – Part 1

    0128: Natasha Helfer Responds to the Washington Post Piece – Part 1

    In Part 1 of this interview, Lisa Butterworth, LCPC, NCC talks with Natasha Helfer, LCMFT, CST, CST-S about her response to the Washington Post Piece from April 16, 2021.
    The pair also discuss the Letter that was drafted by a group of about 30 LDS therapists sharing their concerns about ethics and the dangers of church overreach or discipline for practicing in line with one’s professional and clinical standards. Over 600 health professionals showed their support by signing this letter.
    *Thank you to Jeff Meyers for the intro and Peter & Mary Danzig of Otter Creek Duo for the concluding bumper music.
    *Please help keep Mormon Sex Info going past 2021 by making a  donation at the top of this page

    • 24 min
    0127: Family Acceptance Project with Kersti Spjut

    0127: Family Acceptance Project with Kersti Spjut

    Host Lisa Butterworth interviews Dr. Kersti Spjut, a licensed clinical psychologist who works as clinical faculty member in Psychological Services at a university by day, and runs a private practice in the evenings. They discuss the Family Acceptance Project and facts of LDS Parents of LGBTQ youth.

    Resources:  The Family Acceptance Project (familyproject.sfsu.edu) – the absolute best resource. Start here! They have a video and pamphlet specifically for LDS families. Mormons Building Bridges (mormonsbuildingbridges.org) -have a couple good info pages with links to articles and a glossary of terms. Listen, Learn, & Love (listenlearnandlove.org/podcasts)-Richard Ostler’s podcast, about the experiences of LGBTQ members of the Church PFLAG.org has lots of good resources The Trevor Project (thetrevorproject.org) has good resources specifically for addressing suicidality. Books for parents
    The Transgender Teen by Stephanie Brill & Lisa KenneyThe
    Transgender Child by Stephanie Brill & Rachel Papper
    Raising the Transgender Child by Michele Angello & Alisa Bowman
    This is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids by Dannielle Owens-Reid
    Unconditional by Telaina Eriksen
    Lisa Diamond Ted Talk “Born this Way”
     
    *Thank you to Jeff Meyers for the intro and Peter & Mary Danzig of Otter Creek Duo for the concluding bumper music.
    *Please help keep Mormon Sex Info going past 2021 by making a  donation at the top of this page

    • 54 min
    0125: Sexual Shame with Alice Roberts

    0125: Sexual Shame with Alice Roberts

    Alice Roberts, LCSW, joins host Lisa Butterworth, LPC, NCC, on this episode of Mormon Sex Info.
    Alice is a mental health provider at Wasatch Family Therapy in Utah where she specializes in Couples Therapy, Sex and Intimacy, Anxiety and Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Spirituality and Women’s Issues.
    In this episode, Lisa and Alice discuss Sexual Shame and what some of the reasons may be that individuals go through it.
    Resources mentioned during the podcast:

    Definition of Sexual Health: https://www.symmetrysols.com/single-post/2019/09/27/moving-from-sexual-shame-to-sexual-health
    Al Vernacchio: https://alvernacchio.com/for-goodness-sex/

    • 1 hr 15 min
    0124: Sexual Themes in Religious Communities

    0124: Sexual Themes in Religious Communities

    Disclaimer: Natasha originally recorded this podcast for her Healing Sols podcast.
    Natasha interviews Michael and Carla Sommerfeld in regards to their experiences offering sexual education classes within religious/faith communities. Michael is

    You can also find more information on Michael here:


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    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
87 Ratings

87 Ratings

wa500k ,

Love it.

Keep up the good work.

brandi coon ,

Amazing!!

Thank you for how open and honest you are with your professional and faith perspectives!!

Runaway slave. ,

A very helpful resource!

This podcast has really helped me and my wife to have a more healthy relationship with each other and with ourselves. Teenagers, married couples and Mormons preparing for marriage should all listen to this podcast.

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