Starhawk

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Starhawk AKA Miriam Simos

America 1951 - present


Comments: Wiccan leader ; Pagan, Mother of American tradition Neopaganism; created the Iron Pentagram training; Wicca;


Teachers: Gerald Gardner of Gardnarian Wicca; Victor Anderson, founder of the Feri Tradition; Zsuzsanna Budapest, feminist separatist, Dianic Wicca; Simone de Beauvoir; Betty Friedan; Ursula K. Le Guin ; Rita Mae Brown; Shalamith Firestone; Fran Luck of WBAI; Kathie Sarachild; Kate Millett; Aileen Hernandez; Letty Cottin Pogrebin; Ann Snitow; Robin Morgan; Marilyn Webb; Ellen Willis; Anne Koedt; Jo Freeman; Kathie Sarachild; Anne Forer; Carol Giardina; Anselma Dell'Olio; Ti-Grace Atkinson; Susan Brownmiller; Meredith Tax; Elaine Showalter; Phyllis Chesler; Ellen Frankfort; Elizabeth Fisher;


Students: M. Macha NightMare; BoneBlossom; Marion Weinstein; Chuck Furnace; Orlando M*****; Rainbow Darkly; Rayna aka Traci Templebee ; Canu; Anne Baring & Jules Cashford, authors of The Myth of The Goddess; Evolution of an Image, 1991;

Organizations: Covenant of the Goddess (COG); Reclaiming Collective; The Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans (CUUPS); Grandmother of Oroboros Isis Gnosis (ObIG) coven;

Author: The Spiral Dance; Dreaming the Dark: Magic, Sex, and Politics ; Truth or Dare ; Webs of Power: Notes from the Global Uprising; The Earth Path ; The Empowerment Manual: A Guide for Collaborative Groups; co-authored The Pagan Book of Living and Dying Circle Round: Raising Children in the Goddess Tradition ; The Twelve Wild Swans: A Journey Into Magic, Healing and Action; The Fifth Sacred Thing; Walking to Mercury ; The Last Wild Witch


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starhawk; http://www.starhawk.org/ ; http://www.patheos.com/blogs/allergicpagan/2014/02/22/wiccanate-privilege-discussion-at-pantheacon/ ;