Modern Pagan a. There are some popular neopagan traditions which have beliefs often in conflict with the LGBT community, and there are also traditions accepting of, created by, or led by LGBT individuals. The majority of conflicts concern heteronormativity and cisnormativity. A survey by Helen A. Berger found
Witchcraft : The Gay Counterculture by Arthur Evans (Trade Paperback)
Witchcraft and the Gay Counterculture by Arthur Evans
Description: An in depth study of how witchcraft and homosexuality existed in early man, touching upon their existence in the stone and bronze age, up to the dark ages. The focus is upon how Europeans and Christianity molded the two together even as they tried to destroy both of them. An interesting book, but a bit dated nowadays. Published by a grant from the NEA, the focus of the book is two-fold. One is a study of gays and witchcraft and their condemnation by the Europeans. The other is a diatribe on the evils of a capitalistic, technological and industrial patriarchy.
Women have strange powers men do not: the power to bear children and feed them from their own bodies, to bleed without being hurt or sick, and to provoke erections in heterosexual men. Perhaps these strange beings have even more remarkable powers. Or perhaps when the image of a Goddess dwindles until all that remains is the memory of Her uncanny powers, She becomes a Witch.
This was, ostensibly, a resurrection of W. But while the original W. It would seem that every generation is due its occult revival.