MHH35: Mormon Sexual Trauma Dumpster Fire with Lesley Butterfield

Colleen and Lesley take a chronological approach through the past 2 weeks of sexual abuse hot topics in Mormonism. We vent our way through Sam Young of the Protect LDS Children movement called to a disciplinary court and the results of that court still undetermined. Don’t miss McKenna Denson calling out her alleged rapist, former Missionary Training Center President Joseph Bishop in front of his local congregation. ┬áNext, beloved Progressive Mormon Columnist for the SLTrib, Robert Kirby, responds to Denson’s call-out and social media erupts. MormonLeaks is sued by Brigham Young University, and also this past Tuesday, drops a leaked memo from Kirton McConkie, the LDS Church’s law firm. The memo addresses 6 cases of sexual misconduct and how the church [MIS] handles them. And we wrap up the vent fest with two brave women who are speaking out about the unsafe conditions of LDS missionaries, including their own harrowing experiences of sexual assault. Full video of the episode is available on Patreon.
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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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