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Well, it’s been about a week….

…and aside from the coupon code, only one person has donated toward the ring. I have less than $10 to put toward a $130 ring. Thanks. That said, shortly after I posted about the ring, I was kind of bombarded … Continue reading

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And thus we learn why I can’t trust Atheists any further than I can throw them

http://blogs.sfweekly.com/exhibitionist/2012/02/why_sex_is_not_spiritual.php We cannot afford for sex to be sacred. Sacred things sit on altars to be worshiped from afar, not to become part of one’s everyday life. They are not to be touched, played with, fondled, mocked, examined, or questioned. … Continue reading

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Pagans Against Personal Autonomy

I noticed this when Drew Jacob made his (in)famous post proclaiming that he wasn’t pagan. And now I’m dealing with it on a forum I generally respect, and admittedly at a much lower level (cos I guess I’m just not … Continue reading

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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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Why “Queer”, but not “Pagan”?

I love etymology, and this leads me to often thinking of the words I use very carefully before using them. I don’t call heterosexual “straight” by default, because “straight” in this use does not simply mean heterosexual: It means “normal”, … Continue reading

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So, I’m really not that invested in the term “Pagan”, eh?

I’ve read a few of the recent posts around the pagan blogosphere on the relevance of the word “pagan” and the “pan-pagan” community. Normally, I try to eschew simply re-stating the thoughts I share with others, especially if they’ve done … Continue reading

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I’m not dead!

I know I’ve got that “Blogging Without Obligation” button down there, but I felt like making this post cos 1) I know people read this and 2) I know it’s been a while since I’ve updated this blog, in particular. … Continue reading

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