May 15th, 2017

Part one of a two-part interview with William Campbell of Challenging Opinions on the subject of Purity Culture. The entire first episode can be found here: Download in iTunes. Listen Online.

May 20th, 2017

Purity culture interview with Straight White Man Seeks Knowledge. Content warning: Sexual assault, suicide, physical abuse. Download in iTunes. Listen on Soundcloud.

May 22nd, 2017

Part two of the two-part interview with William Campbell of Challenging Opinions. Rebecca and William discuss marriage after purity culture, sex education, and Joshua Harris.  Download in iTunes. Listen Online.

June 5th, 2017

“Keith and Ben sit down and talk with Rebecca Lemke and talk about her new book, The Scarlet Virgins. Listen as they dive into this idea of purity culture and the harmful effects that it can actually have on young people.” Listen in iTunes. Listen Online.

June 6th, 2017

Press Release: Homeschool Alumni Challenges Sexual Suppression Within The Church

June 16th, 2017

Purity Culture Messed Me Up by Joel Horst

June 24th, 2017

Rebecca with Thomas Umstattd Jr. on KXTW 1120 AM

On 6/23/2017 Rebecca was interviewed by Thomas Umstattd Jr on The Bridge in Austin, TX. Listen here to the audio of there exchange, where they discuss the way legalistic Purity Culture elevates sex and a false idea of “purity,” and buries the Gospel. Download in iTunes or Listen Online.

June 27th, 2017

Book Plunge: The Scarlet Virgins

June 29th, 2017

7 Things Purity Culture Failed To Teach Me – To Love, Honor and Vacuum

July 3rd, 2017

The Legalistic Purity Culture and Abuse – Godwatch Live Podcast

Is Christian purity culture robbing people of intimacy through shame? Rebecca refuses to sit back while people suffer. Listen in iTunes or Listen Online

July 10th, 2017

Rebecca Lemke: Purity, Legalism, and Finding Grace

“We talk about how the strict legalism of some people around her almost overshadowed the grace preached at her own church, how God brought the right people into her life to give her a better understanding, and why she wrote a book about the experience.” Listen in iTunes or Listen Online

July 12th, 2017

Purity Culture Isn’t Wrong For Loving Chastity, But For Weaponizing It – The Federalist

July 17th, 2017

EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network – Sonrise Morning Show Interview

July 21st, 2017

What’s So Bad About The “Purity Culture”? – Iron Ladies

August 1st, 2017

Revelations Podcast Interview

Rebecca reveals:

— Her need to blog about motherhood

— Her Huffington Post article about a Black man in college

— The role The Purity Culture has impacted sex in Christianity

— The powerful love story with her husband

Listen here or in iTunes

August 16th, 2017

Video Interview

When The Quest For Purity Goes Too Far: Turning Horror Into Hope

August 31st, 2017

Deeper Waters Pre-Interview Rundown

September 8th, 2017

Deeper Waters Podcast Interview

Listen Online or in iTunes

September 11, 2017

In Our Pond – The Scarlet Virgins Book Review

September 18, 2017

7 Thoughts From A Married Woman Healing From Purity Culture on Jessica Harris – Beggar’s Daughter

September 26th, 2017

The Scarlet Virgins Book Review by Charlene Maugeri

October 2nd, 2017

Podcast Interview with Twisted Sisterds

Discussion on purity culture and how it impacts the ability for women to get medical attention for reproductive issues.

Listen in iTunes or Online

October 17th, 2017

How Purity Culture Reinforces Rape Culture through Victim Blaming – The Relationship Blogger

October 22nd, 2017

12 Minute Convo with Engel Jones

October 26th, 2017

Leila Tualla’s Book Review of The Scarlet Virgins

December 1st, 2017

Presented a lecture at University of Oklahoma

December 5th, 2017

Live talk at Virtue in the Wasteland Christmas Party

December 7th, 2017

Sex and Purity Culture – Virtue in the Wasteland Interview

January 20th, 2018

Surviving Purity Culture Presentation – Norman Central Library

February 2nd, 2018

How is your sense of smell?

February 26th, 2018

Theology Gals Podcast Interview

April 2018

Presented a lecture at University of Oklahoma

May 14th, 2018

Guest Post at Hot Holy Humorous

What I Wish I Had Been Taught Instead of Purity Culture

“Instead of trying to make false promises and add to Scripture to up to ante to gain compliance, I wish the Powers That be would have spent time teaching us about how sex and marriage actually work.”

June 24th, 2018

“She speaks not as some feminist torpedoing chastity as an unnecessary relic of a by-gone era, but rather as a pious Christian woman who asks for a return to biblical chastity.”

Sisters of Katie Luther Book Review of The Scarlet Virgins