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Better Babies Get AIDS than Promiscuous Mothers

by Gus diZerega

I had earlier blogged how religious zealot Rep. Scott Renfroe of Colorado argued that according to the Bible gays should be executed. Later, in the comments, one reader who identified himself as a ‘Reverend’ applauded Renfroe’s words. I quickly commented that people who worshipped a deity making such demands seemed to . . . → Read More: Better Babies Get AIDS than Promiscuous Mothers

A Witch Takes Responsibility

There are a number of people who blazed the trail out of the broom closet back in the late fifties/early sixties, long before I’d ever heard of any witch besides the one on The Wizard of Oz, who scared me — as she was meant to scare little girls considering female power — shitless. I . . . → Read More: A Witch Takes Responsibility

The Famous Ones

by Ailia Athena …An alphabetical list of the most important Greek goddesses, heroines and victims, and nymphs in classical mythology. If you don’t find who you’re looking for here, try the search engine or check the pages that include the lesser known Goddess, Nymph, Monstress, Amazon, or Mortal woman.

Andromeda (Andromeda chained to the rock) . . . → Read More: The Famous Ones

Mead as Sacrament

What is the mead? It is not the literal alcoholic beverage that we know. Our alcoholic beverage is a metaphor, or metaform as Judy Grahn puts it, for a process of squeezing and concentrating the fruits of experience, and then allowing them to be slowly digested and matured over long periods of time.

When one . . . → Read More: Mead as Sacrament

Alternative Medicine Good In Bad Economy

By Carrie Davis

64 year old Janet Hafner says she’s been off her diabetes medicine for nearly 6 months and she’s been controlling her high cholesterol through herbal medcines. She says not only is it good for her pocketbook but her overall health. Hafner says, “To be able to control it better and to know . . . → Read More: Alternative Medicine Good In Bad Economy

The Root of our Moral Path and Honoring the Divine

An’ It Harm None, Do What Thou Will. – The Wiccan Rede

Judge not, lest ye be judged. – Matthew 7:1

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. – The Golden Rule

…and don’t do what you hate… – The Gospel of Thomas

What is hateful to you, do not to . . . → Read More: The Root of our Moral Path and Honoring the Divine

Police Officer Sues NYPD for Religious Discrimination

A police officer who allegedly once claimed to have seen a demon in police headquarters is suing the NYPD, saying brass stripped him of his badge and gun because he’s too religious. In papers filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, Lt. Dominic Maglione, 44, said he has been placed on modified duty at Brooklyn’s 90th Precinct . . . → Read More: Police Officer Sues NYPD for Religious Discrimination

Afraid of the Occult

1985. I was a Sophomore in High School, and my favorite band was Duran Duran. I wore two-toned tight jeans and feathered my hair. I sang along with “Sussudio” on the Q Zoo in the Morning on KKBQ Houston. I was a good Catholic girl. Well, a Catholic girl, anyway.

I remember going into the . . . → Read More: Afraid of the Occult

Gypsy Magick

By The Celtic Witch No one truly knows where the Gypsies originated. Because they arrived in Europe from the East, they were thought by early Europeans to be from Turkey or any one of the vaguely acknowledged non- European places. They were even thought to have been from Egypt, and were called, among other things, . . . → Read More: Gypsy Magick

10 Lessons Every Kemetic Needs To Learn

Lesson 1 : Anyone who has a true desire to can speak with the Neteru.

You do not have to be Kemetic nor a priest to speak with the Neteru. Another common misconception is that you can only speak with Them in front of a shrine. This is not true either. You can speak with . . . → Read More: 10 Lessons Every Kemetic Needs To Learn