Anonymous asked:

So I had a bunch of what I felt like were signs from Hecate but all I was finding was Wicca TRIPLE GODDESS stuff and prayers to her and I was using those and the signs stopped and I felt no connection and was greatly annoyed and nOW I KNOW WHY SO THANK YOU FOR THAT POST. I'm going to try contact again, if you have any resources that'd be great ;w;




Her page on Theoi.com is here. I don’t personally know of any Hekate devotees right now to offer as a resource, at least not any in a Hellenic framework. I’ll point you to bayoread and/or eupheme-butterfly and/or elaphos who may be able to talk more on Hekate’s aspect as a guardian of the home and property than I could, but she is one of the deities that a more traditional reconstructionist would be expected to offer to, and the last day of every month (of the Athenian calendar) is sacred to her.


Aside from the worship of Zeus and Hestia as the central gods of the Oikos who are worshipped inside of it, there are furthermore three other gods who are included in the household worship and who protect the Oikos from external threats [20] and are thus ‘placed’ outside. Hence, at the outer fence of the Oikos and at the gate of the fence, the worship of Hermes, Hekate and Apollon with the epithet Agyieus [21] is placed.

Within this context, Hermes and Hekate are represented in the same forms they bear as gods of the roads; namely as a Herm (picture 3) for Hermes which determines boundaries and places and for Hekate, as the ruler of the crossroads [22]. From the few available archaeological findings and literary sources, it is possible to deduce that at each Oikos there was an altar or shrine [23] shared by the three gods situated at the outside gate of the property. This altar or shrine was the focus of the worship and it necessitated maintenance as the area and the representations (Herm, idols and a square slab for Apollon) were exposed to the road and needed to be kept clean. A more common practice was the creation of a special enclave at the entrance to the Oikos (at the fence next to the gate) wherein the idols and items of worship (incense burner, offering vessel, etc) were kept [24]. Today, in the case of apartment buildings, we could erect corresponding bas-reliefs [25] with a shelf or ledge for the purposes of worship. The act of worship here is uncomplicated and except for specific sacred days, it comprises of a simple placement of plain offerings and burning incense when we arrive at or leave our home.

There’s a few Hekate devotees on the Hellenic Blog Roll.

I’m also one, though not featured on the Hellenic Blog Roll.


back from the dead

back from the dead

(TW Twerf encounter, transphobia) Had some fucking closet r*dfem at a college orientation event she was running (I was working for her as an orientation leader) say that her favorite book is Gyn/Ecology. Tended my resignation effective immediately. I told her who Mary Daley was and what exactly she thought of trans women, and managed to get out the basic context around Janice Raymond and Daley to the first years being oriented who were rather confused. She said “I don’t want you to die” but not shockingly, that was the most comforting thing she could say. So I got outside the room and promptly broke down in my well-meaning college advisor’s arms. Just, like, shaking crying, sobbing “so many people died, so many people died”. And now I’m home and still crying a bit. But I did speak the truth and I don’t regret anything but that I wasn’t stronger.



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this is a good time to note that if you don’t think trans women are women i’d like you to get the fuck away from my blog

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"haha what do sjws want next, a bisexual disabled trans woman of color?"


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Wikipedia has blocked all computers from the House of Representatives from editing any of their content — because someone with an IP address from the House has been trolling the site with transphobic edits. 

Since earlier this week, comments have been appearing misgendering Laverne Cox, using slurs on pages about trans people, changing the definition of gender identity disorder, and citing notorious asshole Gavin McInnes in descriptions of trans people and transphobia. Wikipedia editors were forced to intervene when the person (or people) continued to make edit after edit.

This is the third time THIS SUMMER the House has been blocked from Wikipedia for “disruptive editing” by anonymous users. 

The person using the IP address responded — without revealing their identity — that the malicious edits were in fact “official business” endorsed by a member of the House. Their changes, they said, were intended to bring “fairness” to the discussion.

“There’s nothing illegal about editing Wikipedia to promote official business that has been explicitly authourized [sic] by the Representative,” the userwrote.

“When you have other Representatives trying to push for laws such as [the Employment Non-Discrimination Act],” the user continued, “or when you have the [European Union] using neocolonialist methods to impose transgenderism on the nation of Georgia through a visa agreement, it’s all the more important.” …

After this most recent banning, the outlawed anti-trans user wrote, “Blocked because I disagreed with the trans-lobby? These days, If I complain about a man using the womyn’s restroom then I’m cosidered transphobic and get called a TERF. This has been happening a lot lately here in the halls of Congress. If feeling uncomfortable about some creeper coming into the same bathroom as me is considered transphobic, then why is transphobia considered a bad thing? I wouldn’t be surprised if the Admin who banned this IP is trans. If she is a real woman, then she should should be following real Feminists like Julie Bindel, not sellouts to the trans lobby like Anita Sarkeesian. People need to understand that transgenderism is being promoted by the Patriarchy to diminish the experiences of real womyn.”

Our elected officials, my friends. 

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I hope everyone remembers Hillary Clinton’s passionate defense of Israel’s war crimes and total silence on Ferguson when she’s running for president in two years.

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so, update: the thing everyone is coming at laverne for is for having read a letter from synthia, a trans woman convicted on a bunk rape charge

synthia was a member of the latin kings, and was sent to clean an apartment to help get rid of a body

she went there in a rush, and was still wearing a skirt while getting rid of the body

someone witneessed it happening, and saw synthia in a skirt, and decided to add on to her story, that synthia wasnt just cleaning the apartment, but had also raped and killed the girl

accusations of rape, and especially of pedophilia/being unsafe to be around children r EXTRMELY common accusations at trans women of color simply for existing

the witness changed their story a few times

synthias now in jail for a lot longer than she would be on just the original charge

and laverne is now being targeted for having read a letter from synthia

this is a very, very easy way for twefs to attack trans women of color, because they KNOW that most ppl wont bother to fact check, most ppl wont bother to read up on it, most ppl who nominally support trans women will hear that and go “oh no, well, just goes to show u cant trust celebrities”

ppl like to make out like laverne landing a role on a tv show means that trans women of color r somehow no longer oppressed as a class, but the fact is that laverne was getting shit for her role from the start, and ppl will take any excuse they can to point to her, and to point at synthia, gladly lap up bogus accusations and go “SEE! TRANS WOMEN OF COLOR R DANGEROUS PPL!”

dont fall for this shit

do research

fact check

spread the truth

dont let a smear campaign against trans women of color go unchecked

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These women are bad asses and I wish them all the happiness in the world


I hope they have nothing but love, joy and happyness together for always…these women right here are AWESOME AS FUCK <3

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Vintage pulp art by ‘Vicky’ from Transvestite Correspondence Letters (mid-1950s?).



Vintage pulp art by ‘Vicky’ from Transvestite Correspondence Letters (mid-1950s?).


I urge anyone who is entertained by cis male drag queens (or cis male drag queens in movies, specifically where it’s part of a joke) to question why feminine clothes and make up on a “masculine” body is so entertaining to you because I can almost guarantee the answer is transmisogyny

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“Commander Vimes didn’t like the phrase ‘The innocent have nothing to fear’, believing the innocent had everything to fear, mostly from the guilty but in the longer term even more from those who say things like ‘The innocent have nothing to fear’.”
— Terry Pratchett (via beornwulf)

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someone’s talking about trans women, quick, change the subject

Stephen Colbert