How might a Druid understand consent? How about a Wiccan, a Thelemite, a Heathen, or a Polytheist? In PAGAN CONSENT CULTURE, Pagans of many traditions show how to ground good consent practices in Pagan stories, liturgies, and values. [Read more…]
What if we focused on healing the harm on every side, rather than punishing (or failing to punish) the perpetrators of violence? A personal reflection. [Read more…]
Yesterday was a completely improvisatory performance, unfolding in real time, exploring the metaphor of elections and politics as sexy, as seduction, as the whole damntangle. [Read more…]
Yvonne Aburrow and I are pleased to announce that we will be co-editing an anthology entitled Pagan Consent Culture: Building Communities of Empathy and Autonomy. Your contributions are invited. [Read more…]
What is consent culture, and how do we build it? Here are some basic practices that Pagans can use for teaching consent culture to both children and adults. [Read more…]
In times of crisis, we often focus on what we DON’T want. But if we are to create a healthy consent culture, our vision of our erotic ethics must be framed in positive terms. What does a Pagan consent culture look like? [Read more…]
We are supposed to be a community that values women, that believes women are the embodiment of the Divine just as much as men, if not more so.
We are a community that celebrates all acts of love and pleasure. Well, let me tell you right now, anything less than enthusiastic consent is not an act of love and pleasure. Love and pleasure are sacred. Rape and abuse are the most horrible violations of the sacred integrity of the human body. [Read more…]