Ash Talks LGBTQ Spirituality and Coming Out of the Spiritual Closet with The Big Seance
I’ve appeared on both podcasts previously (and you can catch those episodes here). This was by far my favorite podcast interview, and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!
In this episode:
Episode Teaser :00
Some improvements, thanks to Patreon Support! 1:33
Some background on how this episode and conversation came about. 2:16
How are Patrick and both of our return guests connected? Ash is a connector. Slade is a matchmaker. 3:43
Patrick met Ash online during the “information gathering phase” of his “spiritual shift.” Ash then introduced Patrick to Slade and his work. 8:31
Ash brought the team together for this “triangle table.” The topic started out as a joke in a planning discussion, but ended up being something everyone decided to roll with. What’s up with the lack of straight men in the spiritual/metaphysical community? 11:51
Slade’s take on the initial question. Reincarnation, witch trials, and where the term “faggot” came from. 13:25
The suppression of the feminine: Susan Grace and the 2,000-year reign of men that ends in 2020. 15:58
The feminine archetype 19:23
Those who are excluded from a social order have to become more resourceful. 21:28
Straight men who are allies of the feminine and the spiritual are the real deal! Unfortunately, they’re all married. Ha! 23:15
Patrick’s take. Being “out” is important! 25:29
Healing the Mother Wound and toxic masculinity/femininity 28:52
Unraveling and falling apart 30:26
The Spiritualist Movement, Women’s Suffrage, and the Me Too Movement 32:44
Being “psy-curious”: The similarities of coming out of the spiritual closet and coming out as gay 35:40
When the response to you coming out is not good 40:35
Fear of acceptance, conversations at the Xerox machine (or the water cooler), and making others comfortable enough to share their stories 43:23
The dangers of coming out 47:03
Bigotry sometimes goes both ways 48:34
Making straight men feel welcome 51:20
“Everybody wants to be able to see someone in a space that looks like them.” 53:39
Are you a straight, psy-curious man who is looking for love? “Get thyself to a spirit circle!” 54:28
Catching up with Ash and what’s going on in her world 57:27
A whole different take on Stranger Angels over at SladeRoberson.com. Plus, “Be relentlessly helpful.” 59:54
#Paranerd Hashtag 1:09:00
For more on Patrick Keller and Slade Roberson:
Slade Roberson’s previous appearance on The Big Seance Podcast (Episode 125)
The Big Seance Podcast on Facebook
@BigSeance on Twitter
@BigSeance on Instagram
Shift Your Spirits on Facebook
@SladeRoberson on Twitter
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