E. Winter Tashlin

E. Winter Tashlin

At a Glance:

E. Winter Tashlin has been a Project Contributor since May 2011, has written 264 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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Fear & Collaboration [Picture Tells a Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 24, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

The pressure of having to make people's time and work add up to something is why I spent the last year mostly taking pictures of seascapes. It is hard to disappoint a sunset. Read More

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Body Integrity vs. Bad Science [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 17, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Circumcision has an extensive history as a cure desperately in search of a disease, and has throughout the last 150 years been promoted as the "cure" or solution to everything from epilepsy to cancer, UTIs to clubfoot.Read More

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Beyond a Black & White World [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 10, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

A black and white view of the world is tempting because it helps us build internally consistent narratives, which are deeply appealing to the part of ourselves that find logic and rationality comforting.Read More

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Who Will We Be Tomorrow? [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 03, 2015 | 3:30 PM | comments

We should be proud of what we've achieved, but the flip side of "pride" is that we don't really have any ideas for what our community looks like without an oppressor to define ourselves against.Read More

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We Are Here [Picture Tells A Story]

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

Our differences are important and deserving of recognition, but it is worth remembering that we are all clinging to the skin of a small rock hurtling through space at sixty-six thousand miles an hourRead More