Showing posts from 2021

What does “inclusive” mean?

  Inclusive doesn’t mean that we have to include everybody who asks to join; it means that we don’t exclude whole classes of people due to their innate or acquired characteristics (such as ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or physical characteristics).   Some people may not be suited to Wicca because they are drawn to a different path. Some people might not be suited to coven life because they don’t play well with others, or because they are not kind and considerate of others. Inclusive covens definitely have the right to exclude anyone with bigoted views such as racism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, fatphobia etc. As Karl Popper pointed out, the paradox of tolerance is that it cannot tolerate intolerance.  Some people may not be a good fit for your coven because they have a very different approach to the divine / deities than you, or are interested in a different mythology.  I think I can safely say that I coined the phrase inclusive Wicca, and although I wasn’t the first per

New page: Adding your pronouns online

New page:  Adding your pronouns online   Why you would want to add your pronouns, who should add them, and how to add them.

New resource page: Indigenous Peoples

In the wake of the awful discoveries of unmarked graves in residential schools , more and more Canadians want to learn the truth about the destruction of the cultures and languages of Indigenous Peoples in Canada, and the theft of their lands. I have created a new resources page with links to websites where you can learn more about Indigenous culture and issues , and identified the key resources to get started on your learning journey. If you only have time to interact with a few things on this list , check out the ones with a star next to them.🌟

Queer Pagan Reading List 2021

 A new edition of the Queer Pagan Reading List is up on Dowsing for Divinity . Also check out the YouTube video introducing the list: