Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Misha Magdalene, author of the new Outside the Charmed Circle.
From "bathroom bills" to the #MeToo movement, our culture's struggles with issues of gender and sexuality have been at the heart of cultural change at our current moment in history. The past few decades have seen great strides and great losses in rights for queer* people, along with a profound shift in the philosophies around gender and sexuality and the language used to discuss them. The Pagan, polytheist, and magical communities are as immersed in these struggles as the rest of the overculture, and in some ways we've been part of the vanguard of these issues. As a nexus of