Speaker: Kristin Marie Bennion

Typical Sexual Shame Residue from Religious Upbringings

Although Mormonism has quite a bit of sexual positivity in its doctrine, the cultural processes in wards, stakes and family systems teach mostly fear, shame and the “thou shalt nots.” This leaves many members of our church with problems like unrealistic expectations, inadequate education, unnecessary self or partner shaming, rigid belief systems, and underdeveloped processes …

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Ask a Sex Therapist

Sexuality is commonly a taboo subject and is often relegated to secret or non-existent spaces, especially in religious cultures that have roots in Puritanism. This session will offer an open, safe space for attendees to ask trained professionals questions about sexuality. Natasha Helfer Parker Kristin Marie Bennion

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