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Our Pagan Village: The Importance and Persuit of Honor
Candlelight flickers over the Beltaine revels. Food is laid out in the circle for the feast. Only one rule – no one can feed themselves. Each is dependent on friends and loved ones for sustenance, joy and delight. After an hour of laughter and revels and way...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Values in the Balance
We in the Pagan community pride ourselves on our tolerance for difference. Differences in lifestyle, sexual preference, orientation and expression, race, orthodoxy, tradition, ritual structure, costumes, positions on nudity, personal interaction styles, etc....
Holidays >> Mabon
Nipping Trouble in the Bud: Community and Child Custody Issues Affecting Heathens
I suggest there are several ways to deal with religious issues, particularly as they affect child custody, getting along with neighbors, etc. One is to be open and honest unless you are in an area so benighted as to be putting yourself and your loved ones in...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
An Open Letter To The Pagan Community
The following is an "Open Letter" to the Pagan Community from one of the nations "top" Buddhists (in a non-hierarchical way) and appeared in the Winter '93-'94 Green Egg. Since it's an "Open Letter" I doubt I'm stomping on anyone'...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Religions >> Buddhism
The 'W' Word (Witch), What Does it Mean?
The other day I sat down and again tried to define what it is that I am doing. We are talking about beginning our church next year, but a church of what? I am the type that is most comfortable with a clear and complete understanding, so I began at the...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Jesus Christ! You’re acting like one of those Christians
"He drew a circle that shut me out— Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout. But Love and I had the wit to win; We drew a circle that took him in!" – Edwin Markham The room was filled with Pagans, Witches and a few Asatru. The discussion had flowed from &qu...
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Bear (gay culture) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Terminology[edit]. Further information: LGBT slang. Some slang terms relating to the Bear community include the following: Cub – a ...
Bear (gay slang) - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A younger (or younger looking) version of a bear is called a cub. A cub can be hairy or not ... There is a lack of racial diversity in the bear community.
A Reference Guide to the Gay Bear Culture - Jacob Flores
Sep 18, 2011 Definition of Bear: Men in the gay community who have hairy bodies and facial hair. Many are stocky and/or muscular (generally larger in mass ...
Gay Men: Are You a Jock, Otter, Bear or Wolf? - HubPages
Aug 20, 2015 Gay men often use descriptive terms to identify and label other men within the wider gay community. No doubt you've heard of some of these ...
Gay Labels | Guide | Twink | Twunk | Bear | Lingo | Gay Vocabulary
Mar 18, 2012 Gay or Straight, if you're new to the gay community, you might come across a few phrases or labels that you don't have a clue what they mean.

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