‘Queer people can also believe in God’: Mosque becomes first in Germany to fly the Pride flag

Pride is coming this month to the German capital and the Ibn Rushd-Goethe Mosque is the first in the country to fly the rainbow flag. https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2022/07/04/mosque-pride-flag-lgbtq-germany-berlin/ Queer people of all faiths need safe places to worship and pray, so this is great news 🙏

Important to know if you want to help the Ukrainian people

People all over the world have come together to help the people of Ukraine after the Russian invasion. And while that’s heartwarming, donations of too much supplies have created a logistical nightmare for the organisations helping the refugees. The NGOs are now asking for monetary donations rather than material things which are difficult to storeFortsätt läsa ”Important to know if you want to help the Ukrainian people”

How to help Ukraine in these difficult times

This morning, in the early hours of Thursday the 24th February, Russia invaded Ukraine. Many civilians have already been killed by bombings that have happened all over the country; once again in history, innocent people have to pay with their lives for the power-hunger of a megalomaniac. It is the duty now of every personFortsätt läsa ”How to help Ukraine in these difficult times”

The Church of Sweden has officially apologised to the Sami people

This is technically old news since it happened back in November, but I only heard about it yesterday: Sweden’s national church has issued an apology for its participation in the oppression of Sami people. You can read the English translation of the transcript here. At the bottom of the page, you can also find versionsFortsätt läsa ”The Church of Sweden has officially apologised to the Sami people”

Human rights hero Desmond Tutu has passed away

It is greatly saddening to hear of the passing yesterday of former Archbishop Desmond Tutu. He was a lifelong champion for human rights and against all forms of bigotry. Most known for his fight against apartheid – for which he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize – he was also a proponent of women’s rightsFortsätt läsa ”Human rights hero Desmond Tutu has passed away”

Rest in Peace, Andrea Meyer

I just now today found out that one of my favourite Pagan artists was among the victims of the terror attack that happened in Norway earlier this month. The names were released over a week ago but I’m kind of living under a rock when it comes to news and social media so I hadn’tFortsätt läsa ”Rest in Peace, Andrea Meyer”

Large scale mob violence happening against Hindus in Bangladesh

Tw: violence, murder, sexual assault, Hinduphobia If you’ve been following the news about what’s been happening in Bangladesh you’ve probably heard of the mob violence, gang rapes, murders and temple desecration that has been carried out against the Hindu minority in the country. If not, then I encourage you to read more about it inFortsätt läsa ”Large scale mob violence happening against Hindus in Bangladesh”

Sámi people ask that sacred ritual drum be returned to them

For centuries the Church labeled many forms of non-Christian spirituality as ”demonic” and ”witchcraft”. Shamans and other practitioners of these faiths were put on trial as witches and killed, often in sadistic fashion such as being burned alive. One group of people who were particularly hated by the Church were Sámi people who continued toFortsätt läsa ”Sámi people ask that sacred ritual drum be returned to them”

Video from The Guardian about the Asatru Folk Assembly

This video was posted today on The Guardian‘s YouTube channel. It’s a short doc about the Asatru Folk Assembly and how they are misusing the Norse Pagan religion to promote racist ideas. Antiracist Heatheans are also interviewed to give a different view of what our religion can be.

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