Sacred Tension: Recovered Memories and Satanic Ritual Abuse with Evan Anderson of Grey Faction

In this episode I speak with Evan Anderson, director of Grey Faction. 

Grey Faction is an educational and advocacy organization whose mission is to protect mental health patients and their families from dangerous pseudoscience and discredited therapies, particularly in the area of so-called “repressed memories.”

We discuss the resurrection of Satanic Panic in modern culture, and how mental health professionals are carrying on the harmful practices that helped spark in the original Satanic Panic in the 80’s. 

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Sacred Tension: The Process Church of the Final Judgement, feat. William Morrison

In this episode of Sacred Tension I talk to William Morrison — longtime Satanic Temple leader and member of legendary industrial band Skinny Puppy — about the “deviant psychotherapy cult” Process Church of the Final Judgement, and how it laid the philosophical groundwork for The Satanic Temple. Watch Sympathy for the Devil — the documentary about The Process — here, and don’t forget to use my promo code SACREDTENSION at checkout to receive one month free.

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Sacred Tension: Getting Canceled with Katie Herzog

In this episode of Sacred Tension I talk to controversial journalist and podcaster Katie Herzog about online cancel culture. We discuss online queer communities, the helpfulness of the term “cancel culture,” resiliency, how big social media companies are destroying local news outlets, and the article that got her canceled in the first place.

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Sacred Tension: QAnon, Satanic Panic, and New Religious Movements with Prof. Megan Goodwin

In this episode of Sacred Tension I’m joined by religious studies professor Megan Goodwin to discuss abuse within religious communities, Satanic Panic, New Religious Movements, QAnon, her new book Abusing Religion, and more. Find Professor Goodwin here

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Sacred Tension: Bubble and Squeak, feat. Peterson Toscano

In this episode of Sacred Tension I’m joined by actor, quaker, and LGBTQ/climate activist Peterson Toscano to discuss his show Bubble&Squeak. We talk about formative queer experiences, the importance of storytelling, our awkward gay sex experiences, and more. Listen to Bubble&Squeak here.

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