Sex, God, & the Conservative Church: Erasing Shame from Sexual Intimacy by Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers
Discover how we ended up in a culture of sexual shame, how you can heal, and how you can have the intimacy and sex life you want.
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If you or someone in your life needs accurate, instructive and open resources for dealing with sexual shame or religious sexual shame, this is a great website to explore. This site was modeled after the IT GETS BETTER PROJECT and has videos posted from people who were negatively affected by conservative religion but who later went on to find ways to heal their shame and for many, heal their faith as well. The site also has podcasts from community events on sexual shame, raising ‘shame free’ sexually healthy kids, adult sex ed, fertility loss and struggles, the purity movement, and other topics. There is also a blog and a large resource page for kids, youth, parents and adults. Click here.
LGBTQ+ & Addiction
“Substance use disorders have a greater effect on LGBTQ+ people than on the heterosexual population. The LGBTQ+ community must overcome several obstacles, including being denied substance abuse treatment because of their sexual identity. However, through the proper understanding and accommodation of LGBTQ+ care principles, substance abuse treatment can be successful.” Click here
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