Erotic Religion: The Body and Sex for Wiccans and Pagans

For Wiccans, witches, and many other Pagans, the sexual body is a site of religious practice, a place where we meet divinity flesh to flesh and heart to heart. [Read more…]

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Poem on a Birthday

All the myths and stories tell us the gift exists to be transformed and passed on, or it loses its power. [Read more…]

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Creative Endarkenment: Downward to Darkness

There comes a time when we feel the tug in our gut, the impulse to nose our way down a little further into the murk. Something in us wants to descend. [Read more…]

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Combinations of Difficult Questions #PinkOut

What if a woman’s voice is the tree falling in the forest? What if women’s voices come together to weave another forest? [Read more…]

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Why is Hate More Newsworthy Than Love?

Although a majority of people of faith support same-sex marriage and inclusivity, and are opposed to racism, the haters and bigots get far more news coverage than the welcoming and inclusive people. Why is hate more newsworthy than love? [Read more…]

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Woman with the Pen: Five Moments On My Way Back to Patheos

There are many radical and beloved and ferocious warriors whose voices I treasure above my own. That doesn’t absolve me from writing my truth. [Read more…]

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Gender and sexuality in Wicca

This is the video of my talk at Witchfest in Croydon, November 2014. The talk discusses expanding and deepening our understanding of the concepts of polarity and fertility, what tradition is and how it works, what we bring into circle (our whole self, or do we bring only our essence, and what does our essence include?) and how to make Wicca more LGBTQI-inclusive, with examples from rituals and from history. [Read more…]

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