🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! A guide to conscious living through the moon and her phases, incorporating intersectional feminist theory, wellness rituals, spellwork, and witchcraft for the modern seeker. We all know the moon. We all have a relationship with it. The earliest people obeyed her orbit, timed their months and holidays and celebrations and agriculture to the moon; … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows – The Moon Book: Lunar Magic to Change Your Life by Sarah Faith Gottesdiener
Thank you so much to everyone who has donated to the fund so far, and who joined me for a live fundraiser yesterday where we talked about Oshun and her magic, and did a grounding meditation! We've raised $1782 in less than 2 weeks! I am so proud of you guys! In this live fundraiser … Continue reading Thanks witches! $1782 Raised for The Therapy Fund for Black Women and Girls so far!
When it comes to casting a curse, I believe there are two parts - first the hexing, and then the healing. The protests rebellions, happening worldwide are the hex. Through collective energy, black people are toppling the racist system that enslaved them, disregarded them, and killed them in their hours of need. It's well overdue. … Continue reading Fundraising for The Therapy Fund for Black Women and Girls through The Loveland Foundation
“I went to collect the few personal belongings which...I held to be invaluable: my cat, my resolve to travel, and my solitude.”― Colette No matter how secular the practice of modern witchcraft becomes, we never forget or forgo the lessons of the ancient goddesses completely. These stories and histories of magical women who forged their own … Continue reading Goddesses of Solitude
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! A modern, inclusive guide to astrology that will illuminate your love life as well as your relationships with your family, your friends, and yourself. When it comes to friendship, family, and romance, we all want the same things: to love and be loved, to communicate, to fight fair, and to feel okay in our … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Astrology for Real Relationships by Jessica Lanyadoo & T. Greenaway
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! " A nonfiction book of deeply personal essays by marginalised people using the intersection of feminism, witchcraft, and resistance to summon power and become fearsome in a world that would prefer them afraid. With contributions from twenty witchy femmes, queer conjurers, and magical rebels, Becoming Dangerous is a book of intelligent and challenging essays that will … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows- Becoming Dangerous: Witchy Femmes, Queer Conjurers and Magical Rebels on Summoning the Power to Resist
Hello again witches, seekers, and friends, and thanks for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast episode 42 STAR GODDESS. Today I'm finishing up this unofficial astrology series from the last few episodes by talking about the asteroids in astrology. Instead of just throwing astro facts at you, I'm telling the stories of the … Continue reading Episode 42 – Star Goddess
Hello again witches, seekers, and friends and thanks for tuning in to episode 35 of The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast, the show where we do a little ranting, raving and wand waving! Today's episode is all about everyone's not-so-favourite emotion - ANGER. Where it comes from, why we get angry, and why you shouldn't just … Continue reading Episode 35 – The Magick of Anger
Hello witches, seekers, and friends! Thanks for tuning in to episode 34 of The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast, the show where we do a little ranting, raving, and wand-waving! Today we're talking about a profession and mission that's common in witchy and pagan circles - midwifery, doulas, and birth work. Is Midwifery witchcraft? Why are … Continue reading Episode 34 – Witches, Midwives, and Doulas
Hello witches, seekers, and friends! I'm crawling up out of my summer hiatus with a new episode about the overlap between witches and pagans, and midwives, doulas, and parents who choose to use their services. As I've mentioned before on the show, I took a doula certification course years ago and for a short time … Continue reading Hey Witches, Midwives, and Doulas!
Despite being a 1 woman podcast, I relish in being able to share the voices of other women, femmes, and non-binary witches and activists. Interviewing these incredible people has changed my perspective, allowed me to learn whole new ways to practice and love magic, and allowed me to do some healing of my own. I … Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day 2018!
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Witch, Slut, Feminist: these contested identities are informing millennial women as they counter a tortuous history of misogyny with empowerment. This innovative primer highlights sexual liberation as it traces the lineage of “witch feminism.” Juxtaposing scholarly research on the demonization of women and female sexuality that has continued since the witch hunts of the … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Witches, Sluts, Feminists by Kristen J. Solée
I can still remember when I started thinking Oprah was my arch nemesis. It was a warm and sunny afternoon, absolutely gorgeous. I'd been running around outside like the active, but chubby, 7 year old I was. It was 5 years after Oprah had wheeled that giant glob of literal waste out onto the stage, … Continue reading Oprah: The fatphobic demon of my childhood
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! In this issue of Brainscan, Alex Wrekk (Stolen Sharpie Revolution) discusses the individualized witchcraft practice she's pieced together over the past decade. While documenting her journey, she looks at a variety of other witchcraft traditions, why they didn't fully work for her, and why secular witchcraft is just as valid as any other form. She also gives plenty … Continue reading Book (Zine!) Review of Shadows: Brainscan #33 by Alex Wrekk
If you haven't been following American or Canadian news lately, you might have missed the terrifying mainstreaming of nazism and hatred that's occurring in the US right now. Though racism, anti-Semitism, homophobia, transphobia, sexism and general hatred has always existed in very scary ways in the US, for the first time in my life those … Continue reading Flight of the Night Witches – Anti-Nazi Mass Action
/5! Heralded as one of the greatest figures in the history of modern witchcraft, Doreen Valiente made an unparalleled contribution to contemporary spiritual practice. This book tells her fascinating story, from her earliest encounters with the Craft to her work with Gerald Gardner and her emergence as one of the foremost thinkers in the revival … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Doreen Valiente, Witch by Philip Heselton
Thanks for tuning in to another episode of The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast! Today I'm interviewing Andi Grace, regular contributor at Little Red Tarot and curator of We Believe You: Femmes Surviving Toxic Masculinity, a multi-media zine featuring stories, essays and works of art from femmes and women living in a patriarchal society. We also … Continue reading Interview with Andi Grace
Listen to A Very Fat Feminist Halloween Special on Podbean! HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Tonight is Halloween, AKA the greatest day ever! In this very special and spooky episode of the podcast I'm talking about some of the super fun myths and legends associated with the Halloweeniest version of the witch! I cover why brooms fly, green … Continue reading A Very Fat Feminist Halloween Special!
The Halloween Witch is unlike any other - in the first place she's kind of not real. I'm not here to tell you to start painting your skin green or growing warts to emulate her, but underneath all of the fairy tales and Halloween costumes lies real magic - movie or otherwise. Let's continue our … Continue reading Eye of Newt, Flying Ointments, Nose Twitches, & Frog Princes: Part 2
Part 2 of my interview with Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality author Lasara Firefox Allen. In this part of the interview we talk a little bit more about some of the faces of the goddess in her new model, and how people have reacted to them, a little bit about how … Continue reading Interview with Lasara Firefox Allen Part 2
Thank you for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch Podcast! This week I had the opportunity to interview author Lasar Firefox Allen about Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality which launches today, July 8th! In part 1 we discuss how Lasara is feeling about the launch and how to deal with … Continue reading Interview with Lasara Firefox Allen Part 1
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Jailbreaking the Goddess is a revolutionary revisioning of the feminine divine. Where the maiden, mother, crone archetypal system is tied to female biology and physical stages of life, the fivefold model liberates the female experience from the shackles of the reproductive model. In a woman's lifetime, she will go through several different cycles of … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Jailbreaking the Goddess by Lasara Firefox Allen
Hello again, and thanks for tuning in to The Fat Feminist Witch podcast. Today I'm talking about motherhood and it's position as some sort of archaic status symbol for women within paganism and I fully attack the Triple Goddess paradigm and talk about how it's doing just as much harm as it is good. I … Continue reading Episode 12 – Not Every Goddess Has a Sacred Womb
The Spiritual Feminist by Amythyst Raine - 🔮/5. This book reeks of trans exclusionary feminism, cultural appropriation, and inaccurate historical information - all of which are all too common in Wicca and Neo-Pagan spirituality.
I have a new home! Unfortunately it doesn't have all the same features as my previous website, like a player right on the page, but you can still find the podcast on Podbean and iTunes. I hope you'll continue to come here to read my blog posts and to find updates on all of my … Continue reading New Wesbite!
The new episode of the Podcast is up and you can listen to it on iTunes or here on Podbean. Today I talked about and made some new year’s resolutions to keep me focused on my new desire to be a totally unapologetic and self-loving fat lady. This was half inspired by the book DIETLAND … Continue reading My Big Fat New Year’s Resolutions
Today I talked about the legal cannabis industry and how it's been dominated by smart, savvy women who know a good thing when they see it. Legal cannabis is set to be the first billion dollar industry that is female dominated, and looks to remain that way. I cited an article from an issue of … Continue reading Weed, Women & Witches
Last night was the new moon, a time of growth and starting new projects - and boy did I take that to heart. I've decided to incorporate a new factor into my online presence - a podcast! This podcast will allow me to tie my interest and studies in witchcraft together with my life as … Continue reading Th Fat Feminist Witch Podcast is Born!