10. My Journey, Sexual Purity and President Carter on Gay Marriage

10. My Journey, Sexual Purity and President Carter on Gay Marriage

In this episode: We review President Carter’s famous remarks affirming gay marriage. I talk about how these podcasts came to be. And we look briefly at what godly gay sex might look like. We conclude with a short rant on sexual purity.

References:

Religious upbringing linked to better health and well-being during early adulthood

http://tiny.cc/Harvardstudy1

Chilling Study Sums Up Link Between Religion And Suicide For Queer Youth:

http://tiny.cc/Queersuicide

InMenlo online article:

https://inmenlo.com/2022/01/31/elton-sherwin-offers-podcasts-on-the-bible-and-the-lgbtqia-community-here-he-explains-why/

President Carter’s interviews

2012: “Homosexuality was well known in the ancient world…

http://tiny.cc/Carter2012

2015: “I believe Jesus would approve gay marriage…”

http://tiny.cc/Carter2015

“Children born from unplanned pregnancies often face a range of developmental risks. Data indicates that these children report poorer physical and mental health compared to children born as the result of an intended pregnancy”

https://web.archive.org/web/20201024204014/https://www.michigan.gov/ruready/0,4664,7-276-57380_65294---,00.html(loads slowly)

“Almost half of pregnancies in the U.S. are unplanned. There’s a surprisingly easy way to change that”

http://tiny.cc/WPOonLARCS

More than 1 in 2 Americans will get STD in lifetime

www.sctimes.com/story/life/wellness/2015/08/21/americans--get-std-lifetime/32123427/

HPV and Cancer: “HPV is a group of more than 200 related viruses, some of which are spread through vaginal, anal, or oral sex…

https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/infectious-agents/hpv-and-cancer

There is a vaccine for many sexually transmitted cancers:

www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/infectious-agents/hpv-vaccine-fact-sheet

90% cervical cancers from STIs

“In general, HPV is thought to be responsible for more than 90% of anal and cervical cancers, about 70% of vaginal and vulvar cancers, and more than 60% of penile cancers.”

https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/hpv/statistics/index.htm

https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/hpv/statistics/cases.htm