MHH24: Financial Transparency w/MormonLeaks & Gay Wedding Bliss

Colleen shares her celebration of Pride Week with Lesley Butterfield by telling the story of her cousin’s beautiful gay wedding in Utah County last week. And…she may or may not cry. Check out the full interview on Patreon where we dive into the Supreme Court ruling regarding the Colorado baker and the gay wedding cake. Next, Ethan Dodge, co-founder of MormonLeaks joins Colleen to discuss a recent OpEd in the SLTrib regarding the LDS Church and financial transparency. Ethan is the man to talk to when it comes to Truth and Transparency! The extended uncut version of this interview is also available if you’d like to take a deeper dive into the issues. Available now on Patreon! 

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MHH23: The $32 Billion Interview with MormonLeaks

The LDS Corporation has been spending a great deal of time in the news these past two weeks, first with a Financial Statement published by the church at the Mormon Newsroom, and this seemed to prompt a waterfall leak released last week by MormonLeaks identifying 13 LLCs with a combined stock value of $32 billion! We check in with Ryan McKnight of MormonLeaks for a behind-the-scenes peek at the process behind this leak and what it all might mean for big picture LDS, Inc. Catch the entire uncut interview with Ryan available now on our Patreon page.

This week brings some major changes behind the scenes at Mormon Happy Hour. Also, the one and only Delaney Darco stops by to offer some Financial Tips for the excess funds building up in LDS stock accounts.

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MHH22: Hoax NAACP Apology Scandal Reactions

This week, the Angels on Fire share our goal to travel to the SLC Sunstone Symposium this summer to bring the experience back to you, our listeners!  Colleen and Miranda continue to bring you more Tips for First Time Drinkers.  Next, Colleen summarizes the Hoax NAACP Apology Scandal that has rocked both the Faithful and Post Mormon communities and made national news headlines. Please refer to the live Facebook video by Zandra Vranes of Sistas in Zion for her passionate and vulnerable response, link in the show notes.  And of course, we bring you more Mormon Sex Myths!! Don’t miss our bonus material on Patreon and please consider supporting us in our coverage of Sunstone this summer! Cheers!

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MHH21: Yo Mama’s So Mormon she thinks not feeling The Spirit is a Mental Illness

This week, the Angels on Fire bring you Tips for First-time Drinkers. We asked other Post Mormons to share their advice, and we have brought it all to you! The Protect LDS Children Movement grabs a headline in Austrailia, and the next event will be June 10th, National Children’s Day. Get your button today! Next, we welcome Mental Health Therapist Tim Birt on the show to discuss two issues hot this week. First, a screenshot from the LDS website defining an inability to feel The Spirit as a sign of mental illness. And second, the announcement of the official divorce of the Boy Scouts of America (now called Scouting) and the LDS church.  Colleen updates the listeners on the Sister Missionaries who have been coming each week. And in celebration of Mother’s Day, we share with you “Yo Mama’s So Mormon…” Catch the uncut video version of this episode on Patreon, with oodles of bonus content!

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MHH20: Fireball Saints w/Cristina Rosetti, Cold Brew Coffee & Liquor, and Garment Sex at “the Church of Happy Endings!”

The Angels on Fire welcome back our favorite guest Cristina Rosetti for an evening that truly burned in our bosoms. Did you know the first Washings and Anointings were in the Kirtland Temple with Cinnamon Whiskey? We learn all the history from this trained ethnographer, earning her Ph.D. in Religious Studies. Colleen shares her favorite recipe for Spiced Cold Brew Mocha with step by step instructions.  Miranda adds a few coffee liquor tips as well. Don’t miss Jeffrey Holland’s declaration at the BYU graduation that the LDS Church is the “church of happy endings.” We finish up the episode with another segment of Mormon Myths, Garment Sex!!! Don’t miss the video content for this episode on Patreon, where you will also catch the full Whiskey 101 interview with Page from Neatly on the Rocks Podcast!

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MHH19: Priesthood Ban Celebration, Tattoos, and More Mormon Sex Myths!!

The Angels on Fire are joined once again by friend of the show Julian Jesse who shares his insight this week on the  LDS Church hosting a Celebration of the Ban Lift on Blacks and the Priesthood.  Miranda shares Post Mormon Life Pro Tips regarding the beautiful art of tattoos! And the much anticipated Part II of our new segment, Mormon Sex Myths! Will we make you blush too?? How many of these have you heard? Be sure and check out our Bonus Material on Patreon where we sit down with Page, host of the podcast Neatly on the Rocks, and learn a few things about whiskey! Next week, we bring you a special lesson on Fireball Saints by our expert, Cristina Rosetti! Did you know the Washings and Anointings in the Nauvoo Temple were done with Cinnamon Whiskey? Learn more in our next episode!!!

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MHH18: LDS Patriarchy World Tour and what they DON’T want you to know about SEX!

The Angels on Fire have strong feelings regarding the LDS First Presidency’s World Tour message to the people of Kenya. Colleen and Miranda are joined by a friend of the show, Julian Jesse, who shares his experiences, research, and feelings regarding Nelson’s remarks in Africa. Last week, Lesley Butterfield wrote an Op-Ed published in the Sunday edition of the Salt Lake Tribune. In it, she powerfully calls the LDS Patriarchy out for their lack of appropriate response to the pervasive spiritual abuses within The Church. She joins the Angels on Fire once again to discuss her activism to bring awareness to ecclesiastical abuse, especially through her own website, Unrighteous Dominion. Miranda brings a marvelous new Post-Mormon Life Pro-Tip topic to the show, SEX! We have opened a can of misguided worms, so consider this Part 1 of a lively discussion regarding Mormon Sex Myths! Bonus material is up on our Patreon page!

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MHH17: The LDS Inc Non-Consensual Shit Show!

Last week in Mormonism was one for the history books! Those whisperings that this conference season would be one to remember certainly did not disappoint! The Angels on Fire tackle the headlines for the past week, beginning with the Protect LDS Children March on Friday, March 30th and Crystal Legionaires, the woman who shouted “Stop Protecting Sexual Predators” during Conference. Next, Quentin Cook’s harmful creation of “non-consensual immorality.” Explosive news as MTC Rape Victim of Joseph Bishop, McKenna Denson comes out of anonymity in a press conference to announce a civil lawsuit citing both Joseph Bishop and the LDS Church. Shocking revelations are discovered as the dossier created to discredit Denson reveals extremely sensitive information, including releasing adoption records from before her mission. And finally, a predominant LDS fertility doctor is sued for the non-consensual use of his own sperm to impregnate his patients. Be sure to check out our full episode video and bonus material on Patreon.

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MHH16 Interview: Crystal Legionaires, the girl who shouted “Stop Protecting Sexual Predators” during LDS General Conference

The Angels on Fire are thrilled to hear the story of Crystal Legionaires, the brave girl who raised her voice and shouted “Stop Protecting Sexual Predators” during the Solemn Assembly of LDS General Conference. Join us in listening to her thoughts beforehand, what happened in the moment, and all the details of the aftermath. Crystal is firm and powerful in her message and her intent. We thoroughly enjoyed learning more about her and her activism. The complete video and bonus audio material are available on our Patreon page.

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MHH15: General Conference Pre-Game Show! The Drinking game, with guests!

Take a break from the heavy stuff and laugh with us! The Angels on Fire bring to you our official General Conference Pre-Game Show! We suggest a few ideas for a drinking game while you watch. Mark Pugsley guests on the show, sharing his observations of LDS, Inc reactions to many grassroots movements. Ryan Chidester joins us to swap rumors from r/exmormon about the upcoming Conference, with some history on the topic. Find the video for this episode, extended interviews with our guests and more bonus material on our Patreon page! Cheers!

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