E. Winter Tashlin

E. Winter Tashlin

At a Glance:

E. Winter Tashlin has been a Project Contributor since May 2011, has written 255 entries and currently lives in Gorham, Maine.


Eric (Winter) Tashlin is a presenter, blogger, activist, photographer, and religious leader who teaches workshops on such diverse topics as queer/LGBT issues, alternative sexuality & BDSM, pagan spirituality, polyamory, and disability awareness.

His extensive presenting credits include Transcending Boundaries Conference, Dark Odyssey, Five College Queer Gender & Sexuality Conference, The Floating World, Free Spirit Gathering, Mass General Hospital, NY State School Nurse's Association, and the Smithsonian Museum of American History.

Winter is an assistant producer/programing director for Dark Odyssey, an event company that holds conferences and retreats centered on sexuality, BDSM, and spirituality. His photography work has appeared in Salacious Magazine, on the websites of Crash Pad and Fruit Punch Productions, as well as in a number of both pagan and mainstream books.

Winter has also been featured in television documentaries on topics such as polyamory, spirituality, and genital integrity in both the United States and Great Britain.

In addition to Bilerico, his writing has appeared in his long running blog 'Notes From A Barking Shaman,' New Witch Magazine, HUGGIN, Pittsburgh's Out, a variety of blogs, and several books by leading pagan authors.

He received his BA from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.

E. Winter Tashlin: Recently Filed

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Children, Parenthood, & Possibilities [PTAS]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | November 22, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Kids are a complicated topic for my family and I, and that having children is even something that people in our situation can even seriously consider represents the sort of cultural shift that delights progressives and terrifies conservatives.Read More

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Time to Grow & Suck [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | November 15, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

It feels nice to be good at something, but I know that my work is starting to get stale. The problem is that scenery shots have become addictive to me as a photographer. Read More

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Oasis of Optimism [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | November 08, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The political power balance in the United States has shifted again, and there are good reasons to be less than hopeful, but if anything, the LGBTQ equality movement may be a bright progressive oasis against the conservative agenda.Read More

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Samhain's Twilight [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | November 01, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

As we enter into the twilight of 2014, there is much to reflect on. Read More

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The Autumn of Humanity? [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | October 25, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

No one wants to imagine their lives as analogous the fall leaves, which though beautiful, are here and gone in a moment. Yet, the question we should ask is if we could be entering into the autumn of our species.Read More