Fifth Sacred Thing Film Update and other Pagan News of Note

Top Story: The planned movie adaptation of Starhawk's novel “The Fifth Sacred Thing,” has officially launched its Kickstarter fundraising campaign (complete with fundraising pitch video featuring Starhawk). They are looking to raise $60,000 dollars in 60 days. There has been just over $10,000 dollars pledged in the first two days. The money will be used to make a professional pitch video to the major film studios.[iframe http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fifthsacredthing/the-fifth-sacred-thing/widget/video.html 480 410]"Now we’re asking for your support.  What will we do with the money?  You’ve seen in the video some of the brilliant artists who inspire us, and who want to work with … [Read more...]

Patrick McCollum Q&A at PSG 2011

On Monday night, Pagan chaplain and activist Patrick McCollum held a press conference at the 2011 Pagan Spirit Gathering where he discussed the recent 9th Circuit Court ruling in the Patrick M. McCollum; et al., v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation; et al. case. The PSG Media Camp have provided me with audio of the entire Q&A, which I have uploaded to Archive.org for public dissemination. The audio is in the public domain and may be rebroadcast by any podcast or radio show so long as proper attribution is made. Listen to/download the audio here. Here's the initial write-up of the press conference from PNC reporter Cara Schulz: McCollum calls press conference to cl … [Read more...]

Pagan Community Notes: Summer Festivals, COVR Awards, Pagan Families, and more!

Pagan Community Notes is a companion to my usual Pagan News of Note series, more focused on news originating from within the Pagan community. I want to reinforce the idea that what happens to and within our organizations, groups, and events is news, and news-worthy. My hope is that more individuals, especially those working within Pagan organizations, get into the habit of sharing their news with the world. So lets get started!Summer Festival Season Begins: This weekend the Pagan Summer festival season officially begins! You've got Pagan Spirit Gathering in Illinois and Wisteria in Ohio both starting on Sunday, not to mention Eugene, Oregon's own Faerieworlds happening this weekend. At th … [Read more...]


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