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Welcome to Sanctuary Woman, a place that invites women to show up with their whole minds and their whole bodies rather than suppress that which the church may have told us is shameful. Many Christian women have nowhere to turn and are looking for the brave spaces, the safe spaces, where their sexual shame can […]

45. Unsilencing Our Stories to Silence Sexual Shame with Jessica Harris

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Dr. Camden Morgante is a licensed clinical psychologist and adjunct college professor. She writes and speaks about Christianity, psychology, and gender equality and is currently writing a book on the myths of purity culture. In this episode, Dr. Camden and I talk about some of the unintended consequences of purity culture and how we can […]

Episode 29. Recovering from Purity Culture with Dr. Camden Morgante


Carlie Palmer-Webb is a developmental psychologist, a gender and sexuality researcher, and has been educating dating, engaged and newly married couples on Instagram as The Christian Sex Educator. I asked Carlie to join us on the podcast to talk to listeners who are single and dating, who are engaged and those who are newly married […]

Episode 28. Sexual Agency and Waiting to Have Sex with Carlie Palmer-Webb


Dr. Celeste Holbrook is a sexologist and speaker who helps her clients evolve into the women they were created to be, in and outside of the bedroom. She speaks on a variety of topics from sex drive and sexual shame, painful intercourse, purity culture and more. Her mission is to provide safe spaces for people […]

I am so excited to introduce you to today’s guest, Brittany Broaddus-Smith. Brittany is the founder of The Intimacy Firm, an intimacy coaching and sex(uality) education organization for coaching, training and educating groups and individuals. Working in the intersections of sexuality and faith, Brittany aims to empower individuals to discover, embrace, and navigate the world […]

Episode 25. Female Pleasure and the Orgasm Gap with Brittany Broaddus Smith


The Summer of Sex Ed series continues with Joy Skarka. Joy serves as the Director of Discipleship for Authentic Intimacy, where Joy participates in their mission of providing sexual discipleship to Christian women and couples. Last week on the podcast we talked with Kat Harris about masturbation and how masturbation and pornography are not mutually […]

Episode 24. Pornography with Joy Skarka


The Summer of Sex Ed series continues with Kat Harris. Kat is the host of The Refined Collective Podcast, Co-Founder of the online publication The Refined Woman, and author of the newly released book titled Sexless in the City. She coaches and equips women all over the world in dating, relationships, singleness, sexuality, faith and […]

I’m excited to introduce you to our next educator, and another friend of the podcast. Tiffany Rose is a physician assistant who specializes in gynecology in Waco, Texas, where she also teaches human sexuality classes to college students at Baylor University. I asked Tiffany to talk with us specifically about how women can become the […]

Episode 22. Women’s Health 101 with OBGYN PA Tiffany Rose


Welcome to the Sanctuary, I’m Morgan Strehlow, host of the Sanctuary Woman podcast, and you’re listening to the Summer of Sex Ed series, featuring sex educators, sexuality professionals and a few friends of the podcast to come talk with us about women’s sexuality for those of us who never received a proper sex education while […]

Episode 21. Asexuality with Jenna DeWitt


Very good. Naked. Not ashamed. We do not know much about Eve, but we do know this much of the first woman created by God and in the image of God. I have never been able to identify with this very good woman, Eve in Eden, naked and not ashamed. Until recently, I never believed […]