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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AUDIO: This Pediatrician is Speaking Out against the Culture in Medicine

Joseph Zanga, M.D., a past president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Pediatricians (acpeds.org), is a specialist in pediatrics and the retired Chief of Pediatrics for Columbus Regional Health/Columbus Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Georgia. Dr. Zanga was the Distinguished Chair and Assistant Dean in Primary Care at Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. He also served as Chair of Pediatrics at Loyola in Chicago, and Vice Chair at Louisiana State University (LSU) Medical Center, and as Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at both LSU and Tulane University.

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For a major portion of his career (19 years), Dr. Zanga served as an Associate Professor, then Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia. During that time he was Chair of the Division of General Pediatrics and Emergency Care, Director of the Central Virginia Injury Prevention Center, and Director of the Child Protection Committee.

Dr. Zanga is author or co-author of over 30 articles, 15 AAP publications, 20 book chapters and monographs, and numerous abstracts, reports and letters to medical journals. Until recently he served as a reviewer for Pediatrics, Journal of Pediatrics, Ambulatory Pediatrics, Journal of Medical Ethics, and still serves as reviewer for the Journal of Palliative Care Medicine and The Linacre Quarterly. He was a member of the Board of the Medical Institute for Sexual Health and served an extended term on the National Advisory Council of the National Center for Primary Care at Morehouse Medical School. His most recent completed appointment outside the Columbus community was to the National Advisory Council of the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development of the NIH.

During his term as President of the AAP, Dr. Zanga focused on several major issues, including preprofessional education, workforce, child abuse and other violence prevention, substance abuse prevention, children and the media, sexually transmitted infections/adolescent health, and financial access to health care for all children. He also promoted the importance of family for the health and well-being of children. He continued with many of these as founding President of the American College of Pediatricians.

Married to Christine for 50 years, Dr. and Mrs. Zanga are parents to Catherine, a Charlotte NC, attorney (deceased 2014), and Joseph, Jr., a Medicine/Psychiatry faculty member at Duke and the Durham VA. They are also grandparents to four granddaughters and one grandson.


AUDIO: What Having a Trans Father is REALLY Like

Denise Shick is the founder and executive director of Help 4 Families Ministry. Help4Families networks hurting family members with resources, Christian counselors, and personal/group supports. Denise is the Administrator of Family Related Issues with TGIF (Transgender International Fellowship). She has served as a program aid for an alcohol and substance abuse clinic.

Denise is the author of four children’s books that help kids with gender issues in the family, as well as several nonfiction books, including My Daddy’s Secret, Understanding Gender Confusion—A Faith-Based Perspective, and Transgender Confusion—A Biblical Q&A for Families. She is an ordained minister and has a BA in psychology.

She has been interviewed on several faith-based radio and television programs. She is also a conference speaker and presents workshops on gender identity dysphoria and its impact on families.

Denise has led church-based support groups for people with sexual addictions and has assisted groups in an alcohol and substance abuse clinic. She served seven years in a Christian pregnancy center in several roles and implemented an abstinence program, for which she was the director.

Denise has been married for 26 years and has four children.

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Texas takes on Trans Surgery for Minors

(August 19, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's Driving Home the Faith.They're discussing a couple of pieces of good news (both from Texas, incidentally) concerning bans on children receiving transgender surgery.

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Andrew Cuomo, the Poster Thug for the Sexual Revolution

(August 17, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Todd Sylvester, Ellen Taylor, and Mike Romano on LA Catholic Morning. They're discussing Governor Andrew Cuomo's fall and Dr J's article about it in The Stream, "Andrew Cuomo was the Poster Thug for the Sexual Revolution."

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AUDIO: How the American Academy of Pediatrics Abandoned Kids for Politics

Quentin Van Meter, MD, FCP, president and longtime member of the American College of Pediatricians, graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1969 and received his M.D. in 1973 from the Medical College of Virginia. While in medical school, he entered the Navy through the Health Professions Scholarship and went on to a pediatric internship and residency at the Naval Hospital in Oakland. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology in 1980 at Johns Hopkins. He completed 20 years of service in the Navy Medical Corps, retiring as a Captain in 1991. His final tour of duty was back at the Naval Hospital in Oakland where he was Pediatric Department Chairman and director of the Pediatric residency program. After the Navy, he moved to the Atlanta area to join a multi-specialty private practice, providing general pediatric and pediatric endocrine services, as he had in the Navy. He has maintained academic affiliations throughout his career, at LSU, UC San Diego, UC San Francisco, Emory, and Morehouse Schools of Medicine. Since 2003, he has been practicing full-time pediatric endocrinology in private practice and is actively involved in clinical research with growth hormone, novel insulins, and GnRH agonists.

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He has a long history of advocacy for children through the American Academy of Pediatrics where he served as Chairman of the Uniformed Services West Chapter. Once he moved to Georgia, he became active in that AAP Chapter as Legislative Chairman and Newsletter Editor. He is continually frustrated by the political bent of the National AAP and wants to continue his advocacy role with the College as an organization that actually works for children and their families by strengthening the role of the family without using a lens that focuses only on what is politically correct or expedient. He has maintained his Georgia Chapter membership, but no longer belongs to the national organization. Dr. Van Meter has spoken around the world on the subject of transgender children. His experience began at Johns Hopkins in the 1970’s with Dr. John Money, and he has seen the travesty of continued experimentation on children evolve since then.

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Andrew Cuomo's Long Fall

(August 12, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's Driving Home the Faith. They're discussing the long-overdue exposure of Governor Cuomo as an abuser and harasser of women, particularly those on his staff, and how such people often masquerade as champions of feminism and forward thinking.

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AUDIO: Teaching True Gender Identity to Children

DJ Hueneman is the Director of Training and Formation at Ruah Woods Press. DJ has been blessed to introduce thousands of educators to the work of Theology Of The Body through on-site formation.

Ruah Woods is a non-profit ministry that helps men and women live their vocation to love, according to God’s plan, as informed by the Theology of the Body. The Ruah Woods mission field consists of both teaching and healing, facilitated by four clinical psychologists on staff. Their mission is to develop and provide services that integrate the best of psychological science and the truths of the Catholic faith, empowering men and women to more fully embrace and live out their vocation to love according to God’s plan. Ruah Woods Press is the teaching arm of Ruah Woods, providing Theology of the Body catechesis through live formation sessions and printed materials. They're responsible for creating the world’s first supplemental Theology of the Body curriculum for K-2 students.

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COVID v. HIV

(August 5, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's "Driving Home the Faith." They're discussing how, amidst all of the COVID-19 upset and lockdown to prevent transmission, the state of IL has removed the requirement to disclose an HIV-positive diagnosis to sex partners. It was previously a crime to have unprotected sex without telling your partner about having this STI.

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Survivors' Summit ruled "Transcendent Fundamental Experience"

(August 3, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Teresa Tomeo on EWTN's Catholic Connection. They're discussing the infiltration and corruption of the professions of censorship and propaganda advancing the sexual revolution. It turns out we just had a conference on that! Check it out at ruthinstitute.org/summit.

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