April 19, 2024

Tag: women

Yes, There Are Women-Led Cults

This article originally appeared on vice.com Meet Teal Swan, a YouTuber who proves selling salvation to desperate people is an equal opportunity racket. “It’s always a gross dude.” As someone who has spent too much time writing about cults (sorry...


Dr. Janja Lalich

Janja Lalich, Ph.D. is a researcher, author, and educator specializing in cults and extremist groups, with a particular focus on charismatic relationships, political and other social movements, ideology and social control, and issues of gender and sexuality.