E. Winter Tashlin

E. Winter Tashlin

At a Glance:

E. Winter Tashlin has been a Project Contributor since May 2011, has written 277 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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History's Journey [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | May 02, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

I am sometimes astonished and upset at just how little about LGBTQ history younger people and folk outside of our community know, or care to know. Read More

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Depression: January in Spring [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | April 25, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

Spring is a hard time to be depressed. In the heart of winter, being miserable makes sense. Now though, Spring has brought back sun and warmth to the world; except inside my heart and head, it still feels like January. Read More

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The Privilege of Our Faces [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | April 18, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

The faces we show the world look depend a great deal on the people we are interacting with and where we are. The "right" perception can help land a choice job, smooth over a routine transaction, or even keep us safe.Read More

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Passions & Burdens [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | April 11, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

It is easy to get drawn deeply into the pursuit of what excites our passions, but less talked about is how those passions can also be our burdens.Read More

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Candle On The Water [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | April 04, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

Even the most homely light possesses an elegant and noble purpose: to warn and protect. They are humanity's answer to the Sirens of mythologyRead More