7 Questions For A Queer Atheist Witch

Vi La Bianca
Feb 5, 2018 · 3 min read
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My name is Vi, and I am a queer atheist witch. Because all three of these identities have been erased in mainstream culture, many people have misconceptions about what each one means. When the three collide, well, let’s just say people have questions. Many, unfortunately, are borne out of fear, as queer people, atheists, and witches have been painted as the bad guys a lot of the time. Here are seven things I’ve been asked most frequently about the intersection of my identities, and what I hope are some clarifying and reassuring answers.

Question 1: You’re a witch who practices the Craft, are you still an atheist?

Question 2: You’re a queer witch, doesn’t that contradict the binary masculine and feminine underpinnings of traditional Wicca?

Question 3: Are you queer because you’re an atheist, or an atheist because you’re queer?

Question 4: Doesn’t magic contradict science, which is a bedrock of atheism?

Question 5: If you’re an atheist witch, does that mean you work with dark magic without fearing consequences from a higher power?

Question 6: If you’re a queer witch, does that mean you do a lot of sex magic?

Question 7: Which label came first, second, and third?

If you have more questions for me about any of these identities or how they intersect, feel free to ask them in the comments!

Vi La Bianca

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I’m the androgynous cat cyborg your mother warned you about. If you want to support me, consider donating at www.patreon.com/vilabianca

Vi La Bianca

Written by

I’m the androgynous cat cyborg your mother warned you about. If you want to support me, consider donating at www.patreon.com/vilabianca

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