Month: July 2017

TST AZ: SINthetic Meet and Greet

The Satanic Temple Arizona chapter had a successful Meet & Greet at The Grid: Games and Growlers in Mesa, Arizona. "Join us for a fun filled night in Mesa's best barcade The Grid: Games and Growlers. The Meet and Greet is open to friends, members and allies of The Satanic Temple - Arizona Chapter. This is your chance to meet the Council, ask questions, and find ways to get involved. The Grid has graciously been hosting a dropbox for our Menstruatin' with Satan charity campaign and we are most grateful that they were willing to openly support our cause....

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Why Boca wants private holiday park displays out (Hint: Satanic signs)

Read the full story on Palm Beach Post City leaders say the move would relieve the burden of policing the displays. “When (police are) being called to respond to these vandalism issues, they’re taking officers away from other people who might need it,” said Chrissy Gibson, city spokeswoman. She added that the decision to place city-owned displays is not yet official. “We’ll hear from the public (at the meeting),” Gibson said. Smith intended to cause a stir. He’s a member of an organization called the Freedom from Religion Foundation, and said he knew the pentagram would spark conversation about...

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Queer Satanism by Ash Astaroth

Read the full story HERE Queer, originally simply meaning strange or peculiar, started being used as a pejorative towards anyone not cisgendered or heterosexual in the late 19th century incidentally around the same time that occultists and social justice advocates began reclaiming Satan from its previous pejorative use. The French Revolution inspired people to empower themselves against the tyranny of their government and Church by reclaiming Satan. The AIDS crisis in the 1980s similarly inspired some LGBT people to to reclaim Queer in response to the conformity and complacency they perceived in the LGBT movement and our government which...

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Satanist controversy may lead to ban on all displays at Boca park

Read the full story on Sun Sentinel On Tuesday night, Boca Raton introduced a proposal to discontinue allowing the holiday displays, and the City Council will vote on the measure at a future date. Even though Boca would no longer allow the displays, the city still would allow other forms of “expressive” activity, such as people carrying signs and banners during protests, according to the...

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