Out Into Nature

People with sensory or mobile disabilities often go to enjoy nature in parks. As Eric Scott points out in his essay, this doesn’t mean people who go to city parks are any less Pagan. [Read more…]

Pagan Accessibility Project – Community Input Requested

Janet Callahan and Tara “Masery” Miller are writing a book to assist Pagan event organizers and Pagan members of the disabled and Deaf communities improve accessibility. Our focus is to write a guide for making Pagan events more accessible and to help leaders and volunteers assist people at Pagan gatherings and events. [Read more…]

US Supreme Court Gets Pagan Organizations off the ADA Hook But That Shouldn’t Be An Excuse

US Supreme Court unanimously agrees that religious organisations don’t have to comply with ADA employment regulations. (New York Times) On one hand I’m for the division of church and state. On the other the ADA is a very important piece of legislation to protect disabled citizens from discrimination. Being a diverse and inclusive community will [Read More…]

Community Linkage

Every week there are new press releases, articles, information, and videos popping up concerning Paganism, spirituality, health, or disabilities. Community Linkage is a collection of useful information and sometimes entertainment for you. Pagan Pride Day Stepping Up to Inform Coordinators about Accessibility IMAGE: Pagan Pride Day logo. The earth is surrounded by various Pagan religious [Read More…]

Overcoming Obstacles: Conscious Dialog about Responsibility for Access

In This Moment of Decision I Pray to Ganesha, Remover of Obstacles Aum, Shri Ganeshaya namah — Great Lord of Wisdom, here I stand with so many decisions to make, with so many ways to turn. I beg for Your grace. Fill me with righteous judgment and clear discrimination as I lay all confusion at [Read More…]