At certain times and in many places on planet earth, those people who bore both female and male spirit in one body, because they were rare and different, were regarded as holy beings. At certain times and in many places sexual union between people of the same visible gender, because it was only practised by […]Read more "Holy Queer Spirit"
Attitude magazine this month has a colourful, somewhat teasing and intriguing, feature about some of the team behind this summer’s Queer Spirit Festival. The piece is appropriately enough entitled ‘Free Spirits’, making the point that here are queers finding our spiritual expression outside of formal religion. For some reason however the front page headline they […]Read more "Queer Spirit(ualists) with Attitude!"
THEY WILL NOT BULLY US ANY MORE WILL NOT BEAT US WITH THEIR MACHO MANIA WE QUEERS DEMAND RESPECT FOR OUR EXISTENCE OR THE WORLD WILL MEET OUR RESISTANCE This is what we are up against… “Anti LGBT+ protesters descended on a hotel yesterday (April 11) in Kiev, Ukraine where the European Lesbian Conference […]Read more "Queer Resistance"
It’s well known that Christian holy days were placed in the calendar to replace long established pagan festivals. Spring was a time when the pagan cultures of Europe and the Middle East celebrated the rising energy of nature with ceremonies relating to suffering and rebirth. In southern Europe the Goddess Persephone/Proserpina was said to return […]Read more "THE LOST QUEER STORY OF EASTER"
the second sexual revolution has been building since the turn of the millennium once AIDS had disappeared from our hospitals and gay bars. dating websites were the start of the cyber game, which gay men embraced with gusto where drug deals and dates started to become a normal combination in some quarters gaydar – […]Read more "Canaries in the meth mine"
CHIRON was discovered in October 1977, and was at first considered by astronomers to be an asteroid, then upgraded to a ‘minor planet’ or a ‘comet nucleus’. Chiron orbits in the Solar System between Saturn and Uranus, and is regarded by astrologers to represent the spirit of the Wounded Healer, and act as the bridge […]Read more "Chiron and the Rainbow"
in the temples of the gods and goddesses of the ancient world, all around the Meditteranean, the women, queer men and the in-between/non-binary folk, practiced our sex rituals the rites of Dionysis , when women went to forest orgeia with their transsexual god, were built into the Greek calendar…. when men started to join in […]Read more "The Rites of Queer Spirit"