Podcasts

Welcome to the Ruth Institute podcast page! This is one of my favorite places on the entire site! Here we've collected recordings of my speeches, interviews, and other programs for you to enjoy. Some of these podcasts are from live lecture halls, speeches or rallies. Others are from radio interviews. In all cases, you receive the benefit of the Ruth Institute knowledge and experience on all issues relating to the Sexual Revolution.

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Trauma and the Best Ways to Help the Victims: Dr. Deborah Rodriguez interview

By now you know the drill: it's Friday, and this is an audio podcast of our weekly video broadcast of "The Dr J Show." This week's guest is Dr. Deborah Rodriguez, a pediatrician whose specialty is working with children and families who've experienced trauma, including survivors of abuse and human trafficking. She works with the Hopeful Hearts Ministry and the Maria Goretti Network, and she's a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect.

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Resources:


  • Hopeful Hearts Ministry, hopefulheartsministry.org (any survivor of any abuse)
  • Maria Goretti Network, mgoretti.org (peer support group with chapters in the US)
  • Adorned in Grace, adornedingracetacoma.com (ministry to prevention and restoration of human trafficking survivors and any survivor of trauma/abuse)
  • Mending the Soul, mendingthesoul.org (books, support groups, lots of educational material from a Christian perspective)
  • John Paul II Healing Center, jpiihealingcenter.org (resources, retreats, Catholic)

Reading Recommendations

Action Item: Buy the book Abuse of Trust. Read it! Give it to your pastor, school principal or anyone else involved in ministry. Give it a positive review on Amazon!

Follow the guidelines of trauma-informed ministry:

  • Realize that trauma/abuse exist and is very common
  • Recognize the signs of trauma
  • Respond in a trauma-informed way (using the VEEL approach)
  • Avoid re-traumatization
  • Consider setting up a trauma-informed church/school/family to create a safe place for survivors to begin to heal

 


What are we doing to children? Dr. Cretella talks about gender dysphoria

So we're trying a new content stream--a news-y video program called "The Dr J Show." Dr J gets to meet a lot of experts in her line of work, and we'd like to also introduce them to you. This is the audio of our fourth episode's interview with guest Dr Michelle Cretella. She's executive director of the American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds), and she's also one of the world's most outspoken critics of gender ideology in pediatrics. Dr J has her complete bio and a great conversation coming up.

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Additional Resources:

 


Byproducts of the #MeToo Movement and Culture of Death

(October 1, 2019) Dr J is once again a guest on Ave Maria Radio's "Catholic Connection," where she's speaking with host Teresa Tomeo about current events in culture and politics. They're discussing power plays in business and government on sexual revolutionary topics, specifically the CDC's finding that 1 in 16 women's first sexual experience was forced, Mattel's launch of a gender-neutral doll line because "the children have asked for it," and more.

Articles referenced in this podcast:
USA Today: "For 1 in 16 US women, first sexual intercourse experience was rape, study says"
NPR: "Mattel Launches New Gender-Neutral Dolls"

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The Pro-Life Movement: Combatting the Sexual Revolution on the Front Lines

(September 28, 2019) Dr J is invited to give the keynote address at Pro-Life Action Ministries in St. Paul, Minnesota. It's the oldest, largest direct action pro-life group in the states, and her talk is entitled "The Pro-Life Movement: Combatting the Sexual Revolution on the Front Lines."

PowerPoint slides are also available for this presentation.

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A Survivor's Tale of Priestly Abuse: Allen Hébert Interview

So we're trying a new content stream--a news-y video program called "The Dr J Show." Dr J gets to meet a lot of experts in her line of work, and we'd like to introduce some of them to you. This is the audio of our third episode's interview with guest Allen Hébert. In his book Abuse of Trust, Allen shares stories of sexual abuse victims' experiences, hope, and healing, including his own abuse at the hands of his parish priest.

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For the video of "The Dr J Show," check out our website or YouTube.com/RuthInstitute. Tune in every Friday for a new episode.


MUMS After Dark: Protecting our Children from the Gender Ideology

(September 20, 2019) Dr J is invited to speak at the inaugural gathering of "MUMS After Dark" at St Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Phoenix, Arizona. Her talk is entitled "Protecting our Children from the Gender Ideology."

PowerPoint slides are also available for this presentation.

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New Findings on a Gay Gene

(September 13, 2019) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. Their discussion springboards off Science's article on a study that concluded genetics was not a predictor of homosexuality. Ruth Institute researcher Fr. Paul Sullins has also written an article in response: "The Gay Gene Myth Has Been Exploded."

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Dr. J and Rebecca Oas: Can a Christian support the global family planning movement?

So we're trying a new content stream--a news-y video program called "The Dr J Show." Dr J gets to meet a lot of experts in her line of work, and we'd like to introduce some of them (as many as possible, really) to you. This is the audio of our second episode's interview with guest Rebecca Oas. Dr. Oas researches family planning metrics and international maternal health, and she's associate director of research for C-FAM, the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute.

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Readings suggested by Rebecca:

  • "Communities of Faith and the Global Family Planning Movement: Friends or Foes?" at CHBD.org
  • "Is There an 'Unmet Need' for Family Planning?" at TheNewAtlantis.com
  • "What Does a Right to Family Planning Mean?" at C-Fam.org

Action Items for viewers:

  1. Subscribe to the Friday Fax at C-Fam.org where you can follow Rebecca’s work
  2. Follow and like the Ruth Institute on Facebook

Dr J Show audio: Interview with Brandon Showalter

So we're trying a new content stream--more of a news-y video program. Dr J gets to meet a lot of cool people in her line of work, and we'd like to introduce some of them (as many as possible, honestly) to you. This is the audio of our first episode's interview with guest Brandon Showalter. Dr J has his bio, and then we're off and running, and they'll be discussing transgenderism. Brandon's a reporter for the Christian Post, and this is one of his beats, so he's written an incredible number of articles on the subject. The list of links in the show notes is long but well worth reading. Just a warning: the video of this episode has some graphic pictures. The audio will have a couple of graphic descriptions in it.

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Readings suggested by Brandon:

Doctors speak out: Lupron and the 'diabolical' push to sterilize, gender-transition confused kids
By Brandon Showalter, December 29, 2018

Who Are the Rich, White Men Institutionalizing Transgender Ideology?
By Jennifer Bilek, February 28, 2018

Resources from the Ruth Institute:

Ruth Institute Statement on the Department of Justice 2016 “Guidelines to Ensure the Civil Rights of Transgender Students,” July 2016

Jennifer Roback Morse podcast lecture on the “The Sexual State and the Gender Ideology,” Acton University, June 2017

Action Items for Viewers:

  1. Follow Brandon Showalter’s writing on the Christian Post
  2. Follow Brandon on Twitter: @BrandonMShow
  3. Follow and Like the Ruth Institute on Facebook
  4. Review the Kelsey Coalition documents protesting the unethical NIH study taking place at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. Follow their action plan.

Links to Articles in Rough Order of Appearance:


The Serious Psychological After-Effects of Abortion

(August 1, 2019) Fr Paul Sullins is once again Molly Smith's guest on Salem Radio's "From the Median." Their topic today is the effects of abortion on women, specifically the serious psychological after-effects and the difference in the quality of studies on the subject coming out of America and Europe.

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