Witches, Sluts, Feminists

Sorry to be behind the curve on this one. I was catching up on reading back issues of periodicals stacked around O=II HQ, thumbing through a copy of Anti-Gravity Magazine (print only), read an interview with Jacq The Stripper [JacqTheStripper.com – check out her website if you want a few of your stereotypes of exotic dancers pulverized] and say a mention of her “Sex Witch Tour” with author Kristen Sollee which in turn mentioned the latter’s book Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring The Sex Positive. So here’s an excerpt review of that ‘un from the UK’s semi-brainy rag, The Guardian:

“Sollee’s book positions itself as a whirlwind history of the witch in America and her shared history with sexually liberated women and radical liberationary politics. It’s a bite-sized grimoire than spans centuries, name-checking mythological menaces like Hecate, the Greek goddess of witchcraft, alongside historical heroines such as Joan of Arc and modern-day figures such as Malala Yousafzai. There’s also plenty of space for midwives, satanists, sex workers and the wise brujas holding court at local botánicas. Sollee guides the reader through centuries of mania, magic and malice. She also unreservedly dives into the thornier political issues of intersectionality, sex workers’ rights and the unique oppression faced by witches of color.”

Read the whole magilla here: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jul/05/witches-feminism-books-kristin-j-sollee.

and here’s a sample of the book: https://books.google.com/books?id=oNCPDgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

probably not suitable bedtime reading for Proud Boys.

Frater Lux Ad Mundi

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