85 :: Purity Culture, Sexual Shame + Breaking Free Together with Linda Kay Klein

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Linda Kay Klein has spent the last 12 years connecting with and sharing stories of trauma around sex, sexuality, and shame with other girls and women who’ve experienced similar things stemming from the Purity Culture of the Evangelical Church.

Through these interviews Linda realized she was not alone in experiencing physical and psychological breakdowns in her adult life that stemmed from the childhood trauma she experienced growing up.

Join Linda Kay Klein and I as we dive deep into a powerful conversation about Purity Culture in the Evangelical Church, sexual shame, sex ed, healing trauma, the power of sharing and reclaiming our sexuality on Episode 85 of Ignite Intimacy!

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The founder of Break Free Together, Linda earned a Masters degree from New York University focused on American evangelical Christian gender and sexuality messaging for girls, and has spent over a decade working at the cross section of faith, gender, and social change.

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