Follows the Remnant Fellowship Church and its leader Gwen Shamblin Lara. Exploring Lara’s fame and power as a diet guru and church leader, and truth behind her carefully curated image, detailing the controversial practices of the church. content warnings: body
Inside the multi-million dollar orgasm cult endorsed by Hollywood
A story of idealism and desire, of Californian sex communes….and three-hour orgasms Content warnings for sexual assault
SoulCycle, OneTaste, and the cult of wellness (‘They mix social...
As some of the leading lights of the wellness sector face allegations of sexual misconduct, Olivia Petter examines the consequences of cult-like mentalities that have become synonymous with the industry Content warnings: sexual assault mentions.
The Problem with Tony Robbins
How SoulCycle lost its soul
The boutique fitness phenomenon sold exclusivity with a smile, until a toxic atmosphere and a push for growth brought the whole thing down.
SEDUCED: Inside the NXIVM Cult
This four-part documentary series follows the story of India Oxenberg’s perilous journey through the dark and criminal world of the notorious self-help-group-turned-sex-slave-cult NXIVM. Content warnings: suicide, rape, sexual assault, torture
Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment
Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator
This documentary charts the rise and fall of hot yoga founder Bikram Choudhury as his global empire is born and disturbing revelations come to light. content warnings: rape, sexual assault, weight and body image abuse
My Life Cleanse: One Month Inside L.A.’s Cult of Betterness
Uncover: Escaping NXIVM
NXIVM (pronounced “Nexium”) calls itself a humanitarian community. Experts call it a cult. Uncover: Escaping NXIVM is an investigative podcast series about the group, its leader Keith Raniere and one woman’s journey to get out. From CBC Podcasts and CBC News. Content warning: sexual assault