Social Issues

I Support My Trans Siblings

Let me make this absolutely clear so there are no misunderstandings: I support my transgender siblings, anyone who identifies as transgender. I accept them for who they are and I do not support anyone who vilifies or questions my siblings' very existence. I support my Pagan trans siblings' right to exist in our spaces without… Continue reading I Support My Trans Siblings

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Discussion, Life, Pagan, Paganism, Social Issues

Sorry for being quiet

Though, this is one of the few places I've been quiet. I've spent the past two months being extremely vocal and active in other places, including Twitter, which I've never used much before (except when on vacation). I've attended my local Women's March, and I'm hoping someone organizes a local Science March (I'll organize if… Continue reading Sorry for being quiet

Life, Social Issues

I’ve just spent the last two hours crying…

Later today, or at this point, fuck it, maybe even tomorrow, maybe I'll take all day today (it is 2:30am after all) to process what just happened in my country and try to decide what to do next... ... at some time later, I will begin to move forward. Not on, but forward. I already… Continue reading I’ve just spent the last two hours crying…

Yemaya
Death, Prayer, Social Issues

A Short Ritual of Grief

It's beginning to be too much, and I have the privilege of looking away when I feel overwhelmed. I'm white. I will never know the depths of the grief of black families and other families of color as their loved ones are murdered every day on the streets simply for existing. I cannot know it.… Continue reading A Short Ritual of Grief

Pagan, Pagan Institutions, Paganism, Social Issues

An Open Letter to Cherry Hill Seminary

Hi CHS. Celestine here. You probably don't know me; well, maybe you do, after the past couple of days. I haven't exactly been silent. For the record, I am addressing the individuals in charge over there at Cherry Hill Seminary. I know some of your names, and I don't know others. Just know that when… Continue reading An Open Letter to Cherry Hill Seminary