E. Winter Tashlin

E. Winter Tashlin

At a Glance:

E. Winter Tashlin has been a Project Contributor since May 2011, has written 251 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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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


Ravages & Progression of Time [PTAS]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | October 18, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

While America is rushing forward towards LGBTQ acceptance at a pace inconceivable a few years ago, we need to remain conscious of the fact that what is only obvious and fair to us, is scary and new to many people. Read More

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War Without End? [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | October 11, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Is who we are as a people? Fort Knox is an uncommonly beautiful place, but its purpose is to kill some people while preventing others from being killed. Its usefulness exists solely in the context of war. Read More

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Lessons From 'Light Dispelling Darkness' [PTAS]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | October 04, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

The 76 years since its creation have not been kind to this sculpture but then, they haven't been so kind to its central concept either. Read More

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Lightship [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | September 27, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

While nautical history and engineering happen to be a hobby of mine, what entrances me about lightships is the way that they seem such an apt metaphor for how we can interact with each other. Read More