witches

What 17th Century Witch Burnings Teach Us About Evangelical Extremism

The descendants of those brought up amid the height of the witch-burning craze who became among the first to colonize settlements like Salem, Massachusetts, continuing the misogynistic and prejudiced witch trials in the United States.

Practical Magic: “HausMagick” Will Help You Cast a Spell on Your Home

Erica Feldmann’s first book, Hausmagick, is a compilation of spells, personal vignettes, and other ways to “transform your home with witchcraft.” Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: What “On the Basis of Sex” Gets Wrong

Dorothy Kenyon was a crucial source of inspiration for Ginsburg—just not in the way the film depicts. Read more »

Break the Spell: Witchcraft Is Capitalism’s New Trick

While many critiques of the Pinrose Witch Kit are valid and well-argued, most fail to address the bigger issue: Witchcraft and New Age spirituality have long been a site of cultural theft. Read more »

Turning 20: “Practical Magic” Travels Through the Realm of Outsiders

“Practical Magic” withstands the test of time and reinvigorates interest in witchy feminist spirituality. Read more »

BitchWatch: 14 Bitch-Approved TV Shows You Should Watch This Fall

This fall’s TV shows truly have something for everyone. Read more »

Untethered Women: Witches Are Celebrating the Resiliency of Spring

Why do modern witches celebrate a holiday that was initially associated with Christianity? Read more »

Bitch in a Box: 10 Gifts For Every Witch

These gifts will bring out a little magic in anyone. Read more »

WitchReads: 11 Books to Hex the Patriarchy

It’s the season of the witch. Read more »

Spelled Out: Stop Trying to Make “Witch Hunt” Happen, Donald

Saying that you’re the subject of a witch hunt implies that you’ve done nothing wrong, and that’s just not true, Donnie. Read more »

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