E. Winter Tashlin

E. Winter Tashlin

At a Glance:

E. Winter Tashlin has been a Project Contributor since May 2011, has written 259 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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Subs & Bottoms [Picture Tells a Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | December 20, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The pansexual kink/BDSM community has a tendency at once predictable and problematic, of ranking various fetishes and roles according to an imaginary hierarchy.Read More

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Change of Perspective [PTAS]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | December 13, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

When facing a deficit of inspiration many experienced artists would tell you to get the hell out of Dodge. Read More

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Gated Community [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | December 06, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

I am not going to argue in favor of tearing down our online echo chambers for all the reasons already discussed. But I also recognize that to dismiss developments such as Solivita would be hypocritical on my part.Read More

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What's Left Behind When We Move On [PTAS]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | November 29, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Construction on the fort was halted in its tracks, leaving these massive blocks strewn somewhat haphazardly. That background is why shooting Bambi at the fort is so appropriate for where I'm personally at these days. Read More

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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