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Concerning Heteronormativity and Gender Essentialism in Thelemic Ritual and Communities

by Tau Meithras Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. The last few weeks have seen the Thelemic community shaking even more than the usual: in a stunningly reactionary and gender essentialist move by O.T.O., non-binary individuals are now no longer allowed to perform as Priest or Priestess

Satariel’s Shroud: Sex, Power and Ethics in Contemporary Thelema

Satariel’s Shroud: Sex, Power and Ethics in Contemporary Thelema

By Shin Melitodes Dion Fortune (1890-1946) is a rather out-of-fashion occultist; she is rarely considered transgressive or florid enough to merit research in today’s edge-obsessed occult milieu. At one of the first academic conferences I  ever attended I asked a fellow scholar what she thought of Fortune’s work. The scholar sneered, and said she had no

What is the Future of Thelema?

What is the Future of Thelema?

by Soror صقر Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. For a movement born in 1904, one might think we'd have grown a bit larger by now... Yes, we have Organizations. There are Festivals. There are very serious Conferences with lots of Powerpoints, which have citations and probably too much text in them. We've got fancy books that

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