Aug 15, 2014
Sarah Thompson returns in this episode to talk about navigating pagan traditions and an asexual, especially when many traditions follow a fertility cycle based on the sexual union of a God and Goddess. How do we adapt and redact rituals and traditions in order to include those who don't fit into the narrative? What is a “Relationship” and does a committed, intimate relationship always have to lead to sex?
You can learn more about Sarah on our Regulars page.
Sarah’s Patheos Article: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/agora/2014/08/queer-of-swords-the-beast-with-no-backs/
“Bi Any Other Name” by Loraine Hutchins and Lani Kaahumanu (Amazon)
“(A)sexual” (Movie): http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1811293/
“Distress” by Greg Egan (Amazon)
The Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN): http://www.asexuality.org/home/