Monthly Archives: February 2012

Parallel Closets

It isn’t impossible to hide one’s sexuality or gender identity, nearly eighteen years of DATD showed us that. And of course trans* service people still have to conceal their deepest selves even today. What is impossible is having whole and … Continue reading

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Start Your Week Off Right: A Round-Up

In continuation on my celebration of urban spirituality, Lupa posted something last month in No Unsacred Space that I just love: You notice how the URL for this section of the Pagan Newswire Collective has the word “nature” in it? … Continue reading

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A No-Nonsense TS/TG 101 For Pagans

So! This year’s brouhaha courtesy of Pantheacon (or, as I call it: Dianics vs Transies1 2: Electric Boogaloo) reminded me exactly how ignorant a lot of pagans and polytheists are about TS/TG issues, even though we’re E~V~E~Y~W~H~E~R~E!!!! O~o~O~oO~o~h!!!! No, serious. … Continue reading

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The Pandrogyne

I find Genesis Breyer P-Orridge a fascinating creature. S/he not really “transgender” in the traditional sense, as h/ir transformation seems more philosophical in nature, rather than a matter of personal identity. Born of the belief that he and his lover1, … Continue reading

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Gender and Transgender in Modern Paganism available from Circle of Cerridwen

I just noticed T. Thorn Coyle’s blog mentioning this, and so I thought I’d post a link here, cos it might be of interest to some of the people reading this blog: Gender and Transgender in Modern Paganism It’s a … Continue reading

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Eros, father of birds, approves

….well, except for that last part. Now they have incurred His mighty wrath!

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Start Your Week Off Right: A Round-Up

Here are a bunch of urban homesteader links I found, and will probably sidebar: http://urbanhomestead.org/ http://urbanhomesteader.wordpress.com/ http://theurbanhomesteader.blogspot.com/ I now seriously believe that very few self-identified “pagans” are as committed to “sustainable living” as they want others to think they are. … Continue reading

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Sacred City (the film)

“At night, the city is no more full of dreams than at any other —that’s where people go wrong. They think the daytime city —full of money, and work, and people who know where they’re going— is the real one; … Continue reading

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[ReBlog] The Thespians

http://stefanosskarmintzos.wordpress.com/2012/01/16/the-thespians/ Pausanias and Strabo say that Thespiae got their name from the river god Thespios. Other legends claim that the city was founded by Thespia, daughter of the river god Asopos, or a descendant of Erechtheus named Thespios. The city … Continue reading

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While I’m obsessing on urban spirituality for the mo’…

It’s a fan video, but the song is wonderful.

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