Category Archives: Active Feminine

Who is the Sacred Whore?

[gs **] Who was “the sacred prostitute”? And what happened to the developing consciousness of humankind when people no longer venerated the goddess of love, passion and sex? So asks Jungian Psychologist Nancy Qualls-Corbett, early in her book The Sacred Prostitute. She goes on later: These questions bothered me. Much as I wanted to put… Continue Reading

What is the Sacred Feminine?

Google ‘Sacred Feminine’ and you’ll find a mashup. A little of this, plastered over a little of that. Like all religious evolution, old forms given new meanings, meanings that serve ideological ends. Depending upon which ideology is wielding the plaster-brush, she may be utterly conventional or horribly shocking – from divinely maternal and cozy, to… Continue Reading

"For a woman to explore and express the fullness of her sexuality, her emotional and intellectual capacities, would entail who knows what risks and who knows what truly revolutionary alteration of the social conditions that demean and constrain her."

-Louise J. Kaplan - Female Perversions