Seekers and Guides: Auntie Sable’s Practical Tips for Sexy Pagans

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Sable Aradia concludes her series on sex magick and sacred sexuality with some practical advice for those who wish to practice. [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: A Sticky Subject – Teaching Sex Magick (Part Three)

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Sable continues to examine the ethics of teaching of sex magick and sacred sexuality by addressing festivals and the balance of freedom vs. security. [Read more...]

Queer of Swords: Going Groundclad

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I don’t remember now who coined the term, but we jokingly call the alternative to ritual nudity going groundclad. It works fine for us. We’re an Earth-based religion – why are we so obsessed with being clad by the sky anyway? [Read more...]

Heathen Woman: Stepping Into Ourselves: An Anthology of Writings on Priestesses (Review)

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Both new and experienced spiritual practitioners can find great benefit from these relatable stories exploring the diverse traits that can define a priestess. STEPPING INTO OURSELVES offers readers a personal way of connecting to this sacred role. [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: A Sticky Subject: Teaching Sex Magick (Part Two)

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Sable Aradia continues her series on teaching sex magick by examining the nature of consent. When can consent be honestly given, and when does an unequal power dynamic cloud the issue? [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: A Sticky Subject – Teaching Sex Magick (Part One)

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Sex magick and sacred sexuality are a traditional part of the Craft, but there are many social and ethical issues around their teaching and practice. In this series, Sable Aradia suggests ideas and solutions for including sacred sexuality in Craft practice. [Read more...]

Queer of Swords: Oh What a Great Rite!

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In many traditions, particularly in lines descended from Gardnerian and Alexandrian British Traditional Witchcraft, it is common to assign particular roles split along gendered lines. Gendered polarity was also directly reflected in the ritual itself, with all that dagger-and-cup stuff. Oh what a Great Rite! But from my experience, queer people also make extremely good witches and magicians. So is it really necessary to throw the polarity baby out with the inclusiveness bath water? [Read more...]


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