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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Transitioning isn't a cure. Hear the Whole Story

Detransitioner Maritza Cummings: What is it like to be born in the wrong body? Where did this phenomenon come from? I will explain my view point and lived experience that I've been through for the past 38 years.

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This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.


First, I lived as a lesbian for 22 years, then I transitioned and lived as a male transsexual for an additional 17 years.

I was born in Havana, Cuba. My mother was given a form of estrogen to prevent miscarriages. She was able to carry me to term, but not without ramifications. I dealt with all sorts of health issues ranging from asthma to reproductive female issues. I had a deeper voice, bad menses, and a slew of emotional and neurological instabilities.

I was sexually molested from the age of 8 to the age of 12. I was socially awkward and did not fit in with other kids. I was mature for my age and preferred the company of adults over children in my age group. My parents were dysfunctional. My father was an abusive alcoholic and control freak; my mother was emotionally incapable of dealing with my demands --she was a very ill woman and was very spoiled by my grandmother.

I truly believe that many of our childhood traumas come back to haunt us as adults. Many unresolved emotional issues show themselves in various faucets of disassociation and grief, to the point we create poor coping skills to mask the real pain. I believe same-sex attraction stems from rejection, sexual abuse, and/or a mother or a father wound.

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A Warning from a Former-Trans Child

Erin Brewer developed a trans identity in first grade. She did everything she could to be a boy. Her teacher sent her to the school psychologist for assessment because her behavior was concerning. Thankfully the school psychologist did not affirm her, instead she came up with a plan for her mother and teacher to help Erin manage her difficult feelings. It took years for Erin’s trans identity to resolve but she is thankful that she got the help she needed to address the underlying cause of her trans identity rather than being told she was born in the wrong body and inherently flawed.

Erin grew up in Salt Lake City and earned a B.S. from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. She has a Doctorate in Instructional Technology and Learning Science from Utah State University.

Erin shares her deeply personal story to help others understand the damage that is being done to our children by the transgender movement.

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This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.


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Who's Actually Invisible?

(March 31, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's Driving Home the Faith. They're discussing women's empowerment, the transgender movement, the day of invisibility, and the Ruth Institute's new resource center on the topic.

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AUDIO: Make 2021 the Year of T-RUTH!

In this special New Year's edition of the Dr J Show, we talk with our president, Dr Jennifer Roback Morse, and give you an invitation to make 2021 the year of T-Ruth. Dr. Morse is the founder of The Ruth Institute, an interfaith international coalition to defend the family and build a Civilization of love. Dr. Morse was a campaign spokeswoman for California’s winning Proposition 8 campaign, defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. She has authored or co-authored six books and spoken around the globe. Her latest book is The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies are Destroying Lives and Why the Church was Right Along.

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This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here. Readings and resources below cut.


Dr J earned her Ph.D. at the University of Rochester and taught economics at Yale and George Mason Universities. Dr. Morse was named one of the “Catholic Stars of 2013,” on a list that included Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI. Dr. Morse and her husband are parents of an adopted child, a birth child, a goddaughter and were foster parents for San Diego County to eight foster children. In 2015, Dr. Morse and her husband relocated to Lake Charles, Louisiana, where the work of the Ruth Institute continues.

Dr. Morse’s books include:

  • Love and Economics: It Takes a Family to Raise a Village (2001)
  • Smart Sex: Finding Lifelong Love in a Hookup World (2005)
  • 101 Tips for a Happier Marriage (2013), coauthored with Betsy Kerekes
  • The Sexual Revolution and Its Victims (2015)
  • 101 Tips for Marrying the Right Person (2016), coauthored with Betsy Kerekes
  • The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies are Destroying Lives and Why the Church was Right Along (2018)

MAKE 2021 THE YEAR OF T-RUTH! Be not afraid! Be encouraged by Dr J in this special episode. And be active! Dr J is calling on you! Topics include:

  • The world as we once knew it is gone, and it's not coming back
  • We are deciding what and who we are going to be for the next 500 years
  • We must not submit to fear
  • The issue behind all the other issues is the issue of Truth
  • Defeating demoralization
  • Using military concepts, strategy and tactics in the fight against the culture of death
  • Thinking in terms of psychological warfare
  • Christians have compassion on all people, loving their enemies
  • Do something small -- every little bit has a ripple effect!
  • Weapons of spiritual warfare: Wielding the power of the Church Triumphant
  • Calling on the angels
  • "Offering Up" our sufferings
  • Making 2021 the year of T-RUTH!

Action Items

  1. First and foremost, you must form small groups for prayer and study.
  2. Share one of our stories or podcasts on social media.
  3. Post a review of the Ruth Institute on Google. 
  4. Post a review of The Sexual State on its Amazon page.
  5. Write a note of encouragement to someone who may need it.
  6. Share a Survivor story with someone who needs to hear it. (see our Cloud of Witnesses project, among others.)
  7. Send us Survivor stories that you come across.
  8. Share your own Survivor Stories.
  9. Do your part to reclaim your profession, especially if you are now retired. They can’t fire you!
  10. Educate yourself to become a more effective advocate. I have heard it said that if you study something for 30 minutes a day, you will be an expert in 5 years. We need more experts! Pick a topic and dive into it. We’ll get you started!

Dr J Shows: ruthinstitute.org/dr-j-show

Archbishop Vigano’s Year End Reflection: "We are not alone: a 2020 recap" at LifeSite News


The powerful testimony of changed FORMER-LGBTQIA+ Paul Darrow

This week we offer the powerful testimony of Paul Darrow, a victim of the Sexual Revolution whose transformed life has given hope to many entangled in same-sex attraction.

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This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.

Paul moved to Manhattan immediately after graduating college and became an international fashion model, a pleasure-seeker, and an atheist. His former hedonistic life, glamorous career, and ties to high society have provided him with invaluable insight into today’s alternative lifestyles. But Jesus changed his life forever. Shortly after converting to Catholicism, Paul was surprised to find himself being filmed as a subject for the award-winning movie Desire of the Everlasting Hills, which won the JP2 Film Festival Award. Paul's conversion story is so powerful that he was invited to speak at the Angelicum in Rome, where he pleaded with Cardinals and other clergy to defend and propagate the teachings of the Catholic Church on homosexuality. That is where Dr J met him!

Paul has appeared on EWTN and is a frequent guest on talk radio from coast to coast. Whether giving presentations to high school and college students, priests, seminarians, penitentiary inmates or Catholic groups across the U.S. and in Europe, Paul shares his unusual testimony in order to be a living example that God’s grace is more powerful than even the greatest of human temptations.

Resources

  • Desire of the Everlasting Hills movie, everlastinghills.org
  • Courage International, couragerc.org
  • One Minute Apologist (videos, testimonies, and answers), oneminuteapologist.com
  • quote from psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Capron: "Homosexuality by definition is not healthy and wholesome. The homosexual person, at best, will be unhappier and more unfulfilled than the sexually normal person."

Action Items

  • Keep the lines of communication open with loved ones struggling with same-sex attraction. Do not close those doors. Stay friends, and let them know you love them unconditionally.
  • Check out the movie Desire of the Everlasting Hills at everlastinghills.org
  • Read and share (post!) the stories at changedmovement.com/
  • If you struggle with same-sex attraction, visit Courage International: couragerc.org

The LGBTQ says they don't exist...

These witnesses' lives prove that being "gay" is NOT immutable. Each of them has found a way out, and testifies that there is a better way to live. The Ruth Institute has collected many of these "former LGBTQIA+" and we want YOU to share their truths! It's as simple as copying a link from the Ruth Institute's Cloud of Witnesses and pasting it on your Facebook, or Twitter, or Instagram timeline!

Commitment 2020 form: will you Support, Educate, or Advocate this year? Find out how.
Cloud of Witnesses: stories and testimonies from people who've left the "gay" lifestyle

We have the numbers and the truth that the Sexual Revolution has not made people happy. Hundreds of millions of people have been irreparably harmed by the Sexual Revolution. If you've been harmed by the Sexual Revolution, whether a child (or spouse) of divorce, a single mother, a post-abortive man or woman, a gender dysphoric, or a former LGBTQIA+, PEOPLE NEED TO HEAR YOUR STORY!

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This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here.


Leaving a Lifetime of Homosexuality: Rev. Charlene Cothran on the Dr J Show

After 29 years of lesbian life, Ms. Cothran experienced a radical transformation in 2006 months after an encounter with Jesus Christ during Chicago Black Gay Pride event.

By her new life and work, Charlene offers evidence that God is still in the business of changing lives! She is now a pro-family activist, an international evangelist, and conference speaker. She offers expert testimony for legislators fighting for religious freedom in the U.S. and abroad.

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This is an audio podcast of The Dr J Show. Full video episode is available here


Reverend Charlene E. Cothran is President of The Evidence Ministry, Inc., a ministry of the Zion Baptist Church of Palm Coast, Florida. Charlene is a former advocate for gay rights and former active member of: the Human Rights Campaign, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, the National Lesbian Conference, the National Black Gay and Lesbian Leadership Forum, recruited by the VICTORY Fund, and was the co-founder of In The Life Atlanta (Black gay pride), and founder of Hospitality Atlanta. She was also the publisher of an internationally distributed gay and lesbian lifestyles magazine, VENUS.

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