Month: April 2018

Pagan Community Notes: Fake Selena Fox profile, Witch Way Magazine awards, Dawtas of the …

TWH – It was reported April 23 that an unknown user has created a fake Facebook account using Selena Fox’s name. Several users alerted the real Fox immediately after being contacted by the owner of the fake account. Some users reported being contacted by the fake Selena Fox via Facebook …

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Maybe the Vikings had it right about this whole warrior-beard thing

The Army just allowed a soldier who practices the Viking pagan faith to keep his facial hair — just like some of America’s most badass warriors. Sure, there’ve been accommodations made to bend the beard rules for soldiers who practice religions that mandate facial hair, like for Sikhs and other …

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BBC Proms to feature disco-punk and pagan-gospel this year to try and attract a younger audience

It is a 120-year-old institution where the finest classical music is performed live for the public. But this year’s BBC Proms will feature unconventional forms such as disco-punk and pagan-gospel in an attempt to attract a younger audience. The eight …              Read the original article.

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Army Allows Norse Pagan “Heathen” to Have Beard Under Sikh Religious Exemption

The Army’s religious exemption allowing beards, originally created for devout Sikh members, was for the first time applied to a soldier who identifies as a Norse pagan — also called a “Heathen.” The U.S. Army first allowed soldiers with relevant …              Read the original article.

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Pagan & Shinto News: Heathen Soldier Beard Permitted, Sumo Association Rethinks Women Ban

The top media stories in Paganism and Shinto for Apr 23rd- 29th: Heathen soldier is granted permission to keep his beard because of his faith Sumo association in consultation on whether to continue banning women from sumo rings Wiccan prisoner sues prison …              Read the original article.

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