Global Eco-Paganism: Namibia

This is the fourth in series spotlighting some of the signatories to A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment. Today, we are sharing an interview with Genna from Namibia. If you would like to be interviewed for the Global Eco-Paganism Series, contact me at allergicpagan [at] gmail [dot] com. And don’t forget to sign “A [Read More…]

Today I Insulted a Goddess: A Day in the Life of a Patheos Pagan Blogger

Today, some people read my post: a lot read some of it, and some read a lot of it.
Today, some people who didn’t read my post formed opinions about it anyway.
Today, some people complimented what I wrote.
Today, I was called an asshole — twice. [Read more…]

Your goddess is not a fad, but you may wish she was sometimes

The Morrigan is a battle deity. And whatever you believe about her metaphysical nature, her presence is not necessarily a good thing. We associate her with the fight for sovereignty, justice, human dignity, and freedom, but might she not have also been behind our national craze for retribution which followed 9/11? [Read more…]

Global Eco-Paganism: India

“The extinction of species hits hard because, as a child, I looked at some of them in the wild and was looked back on. Now the picture is fading, as species are disappearing.” [Read more…]

Gender Issues at

In honor of Malala Yousafzai, the themes for the month are individualism, religious tradition, and gender issues. We have a great line up of essays scheduled this month. But there’s still room for more! Send your submissions to humanisticpaganism [at] gmail [dot] com. [Read more…]

I Saw Two Americas Sunday: From a Mormon Church to the Chicago Pride Parade

My 13-year-old daughter turned to me at one point and said, “One day I will tell my kids that I remember when gays and lesbians won the right to be married.” I glowed. It was one of those moments when I really felt like a good parent. [Read more…]