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Wiccans and Pagans often have a different view of contemporary issues than people in mainstream religions. Learn about the Wiccan and Pagan perspective on abortion, the afterlife and reincarnation, homosexuality, polyamory. In addition, let's talk about the legal rights you have as a Pagan or Wiccan in America today.
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  2. Current Events and News (9)
  3. Our Christian Friends (13)
  4. Pagans and Politics (6)
  5. The Pagan Community (29)
  6. Your Legal Rights (12)

Pagan Tattoo Gallery
Lots of Pagans and Wiccans express themselves with body art. If you've got a tattoo that shows some aspect of your Pagan or Wiccan religion, we'd love to see it! Send it in, and we'll add it to the photo gallery!

Submit a Photo of Your Pagan or Wiccan Tattoo!
Do you have Pagan or Wiccan body art you'd like to share? Take a photo and send it our way, and it might end up in a photo gallery here at Pagan/Wiccan. Here's how you can submit your photos for inclusion.

Pagan Tattoo Gallery
Lots of Pagans and Wiccans express themselves with body art. If you've got a tattoo that shows some aspect of your Pagan or Wiccan religion, we'd love to see it! Send it in, and we'll add it to the photo gallery.See submissions

When the Evangelizers Come a-Knocking
A reader is upset because some Christians came a-knocking on her door to share the word of God. She wants to know why Pagans and Wiccans can't do the same thing.

Should You Come Out of the Broom Closet?
Some Pagans and Wiccans choose to keep their beliefs private, while others are open about their spirituality. Coming out of the broom closet is an intensely personal decision, and may not be for everyone. Read on to figure out the pros and cons of outing yourself as a Pagan or Wiccan in today's society.

Do Pagans Believe in the Concept of Sin?
How do Pagans and Wiccans feel about the concept of sin? Is it a uniquely Christian idea, or is it something found in modern Pagan religions?

Pagan Living on a Budget
When times are tough economically, many Pagans and Wiccans find themselves wondering how they're going to afford the material needs for their spiritual practice. Read on for some tips about living magically in a way that won't break your bank account.

How to Come Out of the Broom Closet
For many Wiccans and Pagans, the decision to come out of the broom closet and tell friends and family about their beliefs is a huge decision. How can you make the process a little easier -- and what should you NOT tell people?

Meanings and Use of the Word "Warlock"
Call yourself a "warlock" at a Pagan event, and chances are you'll be met with a pretty negative reaction. Find out what the big deal is about "warlock", and why it may not be as horrible as people make it out to be.

Where Are the Pagan Role Models?
A reader wants to know where all the Pagan role models are -- and the answer might surprise you!

Pagans and Hunting - How Do Pagans Feel About Hunting?
If Pagans are supposed to be a bunch of peaceful, animal-hugging earthy types, how do some of them justify hunting? Read on to find out why hunting is still so important in many Pagan traditions.

Meet Wiccan Lottery Winner Ellwood "Bunky" Bartlett
Ellwood Bartlett gained instant fame in August, 2007, when he won the MegaMillions lottery. The press found Bartlett intriguing because he's the first openly Wiccan lottery winner in history, and stories appeared all over the place about the opening of a new school for Wiccans and Pagans. Find out in this exclusive interview just what Bartlett really plans to do with his winnings.

How Do Pagans Feel About Homosexuality?
In a spiritual path that often honors the polarity of the masculine and the feminine, how do modern Pagans view homosexuality?

Tips for Non-Pagans Attending a Pagan Ritual
You've been invited to attend a circle or ritual with a Pagan or Wiccan friend -- great! But now what do you do? Here's some advice on what you can expect, and what's expected of you in return.

Pagans and Suicide
What is the Pagan perspective on suicide? Much like many other aspects of the human existence, it really depends on which Pagan you happen to ask.

Coming Out to Your Christian Friends
A reader has a dilemma - she's a former Christian, and she's not sure how to tell her Christian best friend that she's now Wiccan.

Pagans and Christianity
Many Wiccans and Pagans are former Christians, and have some concerns about how they'll practice their new beliefs. Also, many of us have Christian family members, so sometimes it can be hard to answer questions that our non-Pagan family might have. Here are some of our most popular articles on how Wiccans, Pagans and Christians can all co-exist together, as well as some of the common questions …

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