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Posted inTaboo

International School for Temple Arts: sacred sexual community, or cult?

Reading Time: 3 minutes OnlySky · International School For Temple Arts Sacred Sexual Community, Or Cult? | Becky Garrison Per the International School for Temple Arts (ISTA)’s website: “ISTA is part of a global transformational movement where human consciousness is being opened to its source as love and harmoniously integrating with other sentient kingdoms and dimensions.” This movement functions […]

Posted inLGBTQ News

The ELCA revises its social statement on LGBT members

Reading Time: < 1 minute In August, the ELCA Chuchwide Assembly revised their social statement, Human Sexuality: Gift and Trust. The social statement was first adopted by the ELCA in 2009. It allowed Lutherans to hold differing views about same-sex relationships, as well as permitted bishops to ordain LGBT clergy members. At this year’s assembly, the group authorized a narrow […]

Posted inSex & Gender

Celebrating the sex-positive power of the pussy

Reading Time: 3 minutes OnlySky · Celebrating the sex-positive power of the pussy with Eleanor O’Brien | Becky Garrison While the current “talk” about female sexuality may come off as sounding “sex-positive,” corporate media remains stuck in the era of Mad Men. Taboo topics remain taboo with sites such as OnlySky getting demonetized by their ad server for penning […]

Posted inReligion

The Love Dare: Repackaged and Warmed-Over Glurge.

Reading Time: 11 minutes I scared up a copy, got reading, and then went through a second time and made notes. Copious, copious, notes. (Looking back over the notes, I can see I was getting progressively more and more frustrated with the thing – my notes started getting more and more editorial and profane as I went.) I ended up with notes that are almost as long as the book itself. More even than what The Love Dare represents in and of itself, though, it doesn’t actually say anything really new at all regarding relationships or how people should conduct themselves with their romantic prospects and partners.

Posted inGeneral

Dancing Into the Love Shack with Sappho

Reading Time: 3 minutes This week I’m going to be writing about love. It seems like a good time for it. Let’s kick off with these poems attributed to the Greek poet Sappho. She’s one of the poets I love most. Her work has always spoken so loudly to me. I discovered Sappho in college. Immediately, I fell madly […]

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