Humanistic Paganism

Category: Gender Issues


This Samhain Put the Heroic Ancestral Women of Technology and Science on your Altar, by Dandelion Lady

The idea of honoring Heroic Ancestors came to me a few years ago when my grove was working on a Lughnassadh ritual and we wanted to connect with our inner warriors.  … I’ve always had a great deal of reverence for a number of modern heroes, including Harriet Tubman, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Martin Luther King Jr.  The rite was a wonderful success, empowering each of us to strive to be more like those people who had come before.

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Foremothers by Glenys Livingstone Ph.D.

Women’s Spirituality emerged in the 1970’s and 80’s as a major component of the “second wave” of the women’s liberation movement. On this site you will meet some of the Foremothers of that emergence, many of whom are actively continuing and evolving their work today. 

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Queer Disbelief: You can help make this book a reality!

It’s just 8 days until this campaign ends, so help now!  It takes a lot of courage to come out publicly as a member of an oppressed group which can otherwise be hidden (commonly known as “passing”).  

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Black Lives and Sacred Humanity, A Book Review by Emile Wayne

This book is an important philosophical and spiritual resource for all those currently working towards racial justice, especially for those who do so outside the frameworks of specific religious traditions.

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Learning to Live in Time and Place by Émile Wayne

I will soon celebrate the one-year anniversary of my cross-country trek from southern California to New Jersey, as well as my birthday. Anniversaries are good opportunities to stop and take stock of things, to imagine what could have been done…

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