From AIDS to ETERNITY

MY NEW BOOK IS NOW ON SALE AT LULU.COM : click here From Smalltown Boy to Queer Spirit Warrior, from gay bars to Radical Faerie gatherings, here is a tale of awakening to a multi-dimensional reality and of discovering the hidden spiritual powers of gay/lesbian/bi/trans/queer people and how they are manifesting in the world today.Continue reading “From AIDS to ETERNITY”

Gay Love is Ancient & Innate

The generally accepted belief that any kind of self-aware homosexual identity did not exist until the late 19th century was invented by heterosexuals who sought to ensure their dominance over society. This belief stands on shaky ground and deserves to be blown away and replaced by awareness of the many centuries in which gay loveContinue reading “Gay Love is Ancient & Innate”

Trans Day of Visibility

In the years 1995-2000 I underwent a transformation of my being – due to sickness I was motivated to explore the metaphysical layers of existence and quickly worked out that: THERE ARE TWO LAYERS TO OUR HUMAN REALITY THE MATERIAL (PHYSICAL BODY) AND THE NON-MATERIAL (MIND, SPIRIT) The Western culture lost this understanding at someContinue reading “Trans Day of Visibility”

Christ and Cybele

In the ancient pagan world the arrival of Spring was time for ceremonies celebrating rebirth and renewal. Christianity followed this pattern with its Easter festival. Will Roscoe writes in Jesus and the Shamanic Tradition of Same Sex Love (published 2004): In late antiquity, the worship of Cybele and Attis was one of Christianity’s chief sourcesContinue reading “Christ and Cybele”

The Potential of Shamanism in Gay Life

Modern western world has elevated the external – the objective, scientific, material – universe over the subjective, internal experience. The common goals in our culture are physical beauty, fame and fortune, not wisdom, compassion and spiritual awareness. Gay subculture buys into this big time, with the help of apps such as Grindr we are makingContinue reading “The Potential of Shamanism in Gay Life”

URANUS

“Uranus is the awakener, whose job is to keep us faithful to what keeps us unique, fascinating and weird.” Montufar In the ancient wisdom tradition astrology, Saturn was long considered to be the ruling planet of Aquarius, but the discovery of Uranus in 1781 led to this unusual planet being assigned the role. Uranus isContinue reading “URANUS”

AIDS SHAMAN 3: Dimensional Shift

‘The great tides and strides of history all part of the Divine Plan: A species left to rule its world To build a divine sisterbrotherhood without the Goddess’s guiding hand. As we reach the point of unification voices of love and wisdom arise in every land, but they’re not the ones in power, this weContinue reading “AIDS SHAMAN 3: Dimensional Shift”

Our Most Ancient Original Ancestry

ONCE UPON A TIME all Love and Play and Sex between humans on planet earth was natural, normal and not-restricted-by-laws. We lived in the garden of Eden in the sense that we had not made some things right and some things wrong. We experienced the innocence of being a child of creation.. Every day weContinue reading “Our Most Ancient Original Ancestry”

Queer Spirituality

Queer Spirituality is the movement of lgbt+ people taking matters of faith into our own hands, making way for the discovery of the innate, magical flow of the divine gifts of the Soul. It is queer people finding our own ways to commune with and celebrate the Mystery behind all Creation, however we perceive that.Continue reading “Queer Spirituality”

Hanging with Harry Hay

Harry Hay (1912-2002) Here are some quotations and photos to assist communion with the spirit of Harry, gay activist and founder of the 1950s Mattachine Society and one of the three founding motherfathers of the Radical Faeries…. Harry was born in Worthing, UK, and lived his life in the USA. Give yourself permission to enjoyContinue reading “Hanging with Harry Hay”

Queer History – Queer Destiny

When we look at the past it is always through a coloured lens. Historians have always tended to reflect the values of the ruling elite of the time and record history from that viewpoint. Translators of ancient texts have always hidden things in order to not offend the currently dominating, acceptable morality of the time.Continue reading “Queer History – Queer Destiny”

SPIRITUAL GAY MEN ON SEX

On the Spiritual Gay Men Group on Facebook somebody asked a simple question: CAN SEX BE SPIRITUAL? It’s turning out to be our most engaging post yet, with over a hundred comments, and over 90% of the men speaking up are absolutely sure it either is or can be….. ‘100% sex IS one of ourContinue reading “SPIRITUAL GAY MEN ON SEX”

THE GENDER SPECTRUM

The idea that male and female are two distinct and separate genders, into one or other of which everybody is supposed to fit, is a very modern, patriarchal model that, although now widely spread through the world, has no basis or grounding in history, or in biological nor spiritual fact. It is high time weContinue reading “THE GENDER SPECTRUM”

World AIDS Day

In the early 1980s sex suddenly became scary – the sexual revolution that began in the 1960s took a very dark turn. At first known as Gay Cancer or GRID (gay-related-immune-defiency), the world eventually settled on HIV and AIDS as the terms for this deadly manifestation. A brief decade of sexual ‘innocence’, where play was plentifulContinue reading “World AIDS Day”

Rainbow Rising

Spiritual liberation is the missing element in the modern journey of LGBTIQ+ people around the world. Coming out about our sexuality or gender identity results from our need to be true to ourselves, we listen to our souls and from the soul comes the courage to be who we are. The same principle applies toContinue reading “Rainbow Rising”

Gender and Homosex: AFRICAN WISDOM

  “… among the Dagara people, gender has very little to do with anatomy. It is purely energetic. In that context, a male who is physically male can vibrate female energy, and vice versa. That is where the real gender is. Anatomic differences are simply there to determine who contributes what for the continuity ofContinue reading “Gender and Homosex: AFRICAN WISDOM”

The Soul is Trans

In a small town pub in Suffolk I spoke to a lad about the inner feminine – he took great offence to the idea that he might have a feminine part to himself, almost to the point of aggression. What in heaven’s name are they teaching kids at school? The Soul is Trans, we manifestContinue reading “The Soul is Trans”

Holy Queer Spirit

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 byContinue reading “Holy Queer Spirit”

Queer Spirit(ualists) with Attitude!

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 theyContinue reading “Queer Spirit(ualists) with Attitude!”

Queer Resistance

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 (ELC)Continue reading “Queer Resistance”

THE LOST QUEER STORY OF EASTER

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 returnContinue reading “THE LOST QUEER STORY OF EASTER”

Canaries in the meth mine

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 – gayContinue reading “Canaries in the meth mine”

The Rites of Queer Spirit

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 inContinue reading “The Rites of Queer Spirit”

Faerie Freedom Fuckers

We fight the good fight with lipstick and kisses made for pleasure not for punishment we know that’s what a fist is; faeries fucking for freedom and fighting for the light we’re frolicking and fornicating to bring an end to the longest… darkest night. . Once, faerie menwomen opened the gates to the cosmos butContinue reading “Faerie Freedom Fuckers”

Cybele, Attis and the Gallae

Magna Mater to the Romans, crazy Goddess to Greeks, beloved Mother Cybele to the common folk, the queers, outcasts and rebels. Worshipped from 600BC in Greece, 200 BC in Rome and then across northern Africa, southern Europe and up as far north as Britain for 700 years, her priest/esses were known as the Gallae… “TheyContinue reading “Cybele, Attis and the Gallae”

Living Our Priesthood in the World

An excerpt from Two Flutes Playing…. To be gay is something that begins within ourselves. In begins in our hearts, in that place that is never separate from the living heart of Infinite Oneness. To be gay is something that begins with ourselves, that finds itself mirrored back, echoed back to us by the tribeContinue reading “Living Our Priesthood in the World”

A QUEER HOMAGE TO THE GREAT MOTHER

Autumn Equinox 2018 The Sun moves into Libra, sign of Balance, the cardinal air sign ruled by the Goddess Venus, its cardinality launching us into Autumn, the season of harvesting what we have sown in the year, shedding our leaves and remembering our connection to the Ancestors and other worlds. The festival of the AutumnContinue reading “A QUEER HOMAGE TO THE GREAT MOTHER”

Calling all Queers!

“We look forward to creating a genuine Gay culture, one that is free from exploitation by bars, baths, and gay business owners. We look forward to re-establishing women’s mysteries and men’s mysteries as the highest expression of collective Gay culture and sexuality. We look forward to regaining our ancient historical roles as medicine people, healers,Continue reading “Calling all Queers!”

EUROPE IS AN ANCIENT FAERIELAND

We tend to think of the ancient Greek and Roman civilisations as being relatively accepting of homosexual acts and relationships in comparison to the Christian culture that superceded them in Europe. But we have been misled. The Greeks and Romans tolerated same sex activities only in certain circumstances, most famously that between adult and youngerContinue reading “EUROPE IS AN ANCIENT FAERIELAND”

Gatekeepers: Gays in The Dagara Tribe

I feel very fortunate to have met Sobonfu Some in 2016 at the Summer Solstice.  I asked her a question about the Dagara tribal attitude to gay people and the room was suddenly engulfed in a huge smile and laugh from the lovely Sobonfu.   “We don’t call them gay” she said, “they are the specialContinue reading “Gatekeepers: Gays in The Dagara Tribe”

URANUS: Queer Planet

URANUS has shifted sign from fire Aries to earth Taurus. Astrologers are excited, for Uranus is the planet of inspiration, awakening, revolution and liberation. Beginning a new traversal of the zodiac from the first sign Aries since 2010, Uranus has spent 7 years subtly changing our very understanding of who we are. This shift canContinue reading “URANUS: Queer Planet”

TRANS EMERGENCE

TRANS EMERGENCE IS SOUL EMERGENCE In recent times…. Technologically humanity has advanced, but Spiritually we are still in the backwaters… Mistranslated ancient texts are used to dominate and abuse Opinionated bigots hinder the advance of human understanding Yet a new light, that is also an ancient light is dawning The emergence of Trans identity isContinue reading “TRANS EMERGENCE”