Witches Betwixt

Witches Betwixt

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Witches Betwixt is a collective of queer witches representing a wide variety of magical practices and spiritual paths. We release a 60+ minute episode bi-weekly in which we discuss various topics relevant to the experience of a queer witch.


WBTEXT EP #44 - Witchcraft in Pop Culture: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Seasons 2 & 3
Jul 8 • 70 min
Show Notes:Recording Date: 6/10/2020Better late than never! Let’s talk about Sabrina’s chilling adventures!)O(Witches Betwixt is a collective of queer witches representing a wide variety of magical practices and spiritual paths. We release a 60+ minute…
#43 - Summer Solstice 2020 - Pride & Gardens
Jun 23 • 62 min
Show NotesRecording Date: 6/15/2020Apologies on getting this out a few days after the solstice. Getting back to a full-time work schedule is rough after floating around in the void for three months. Better late than never, right? - Jay(Scott misplaced…
#42 - Saving the world with magic
Jun 11 • 71 min
What can witches do to aid in the fight for justice and shape a better future?Show Notes:Recording Date: 4/14/2020Witches Betwixt is a collective of queer witches representing a wide variety of magical practices and spiritual paths. We release a 60+…
#41 - Community Spotlight: Kemeticism & Dragon Magic w/ Darien
May 27 • 97 min
In this episode we talk about kemeticism and dragon magic with Darien, Scott’s partner.Show Notes:Recording Date: 4/9/2020Books mentioned in this episode:Circle of Isis: Ancient Egyptian Magic For Modern WitchesHeka: The Practices of Ancient Egyptian…
#40 - Witchcraft for the apocalypse (Part 2)
May 13 • 78 min
Scott joins us for a second discussion about life & magical practice during lockdown/quarantine.**Apologies for the rough audio quality. At the time of this recording, we were still using Skype’s native recording feature, which isn’t always the best…
#39 - Beltane 2020 Special: The Kink Episode!
May 1 • 95 min
Here it is, finally! The Kink Episode! If it’s not obvious by the title, this episode is VERY NSFW so be mindful of where and how you’re listening to it.
#38 - Finding the magic in the mundane
Apr 29 • 106 min
Sometimes we talk about our magical and mundane lives as if they are two separate things but there are actually many points where the two intersect.Show Notes:Recording Date: 3/04/2020Witches Betwixt is a collective of queer witches representing a wide…
#37 - How do you handle multiple responsibilties?
Apr 15 • 90 min
How do you handle multiple pressures when everything is happening simultaneously? What do you do to help yourself not get too overwhelmed?
WBTEXT EP #36 - How do you rekindle your spark?
Apr 1 • 89 min
Show Notes:How do you rekindle your spark when you feel like your fire is all but extinguished?Recording Date: 2/5/2020)O(Witches Betwixt is a collective of queer witches representing a wide variety of magical practices and spiritual paths. We release a…
#35 - Witchcraft for the apocalypse (Part 1)
Mar 20 • 88 min
We expect this to be something of an ongoing series/commentary on the current Covid-19 pandemic and the events leading up to the 2020 US General Election (or whatever world-shifting event may arise) Opinions, thoughts, feeling and emotions the witches…
#34 - How do you cope with imposter syndrome?
Mar 4 • 100 min
Show Notes:Dr. Ali Mattuu Ph.Dhttps://youtu.be/3R-IPNyU8OIHearth’s Home (formerly, The Inner Path)http://hearthshome.com/)O(Witches Betwixt is a collective of queer witches representing a wide variety of magical practices and spiritual paths. We release…
#33 - How does mental health impact your connection to the craft?
Feb 20 • 101 min
Show Notes:Are you a trans/queer gamer? Check out Transmission Gaming (not sponsored, but it’s a cool place where Jay and Sophia met!)https://www.twitch.tv/team/transmission)O(Witches Betwixt is a collective of queer witches representing a wide variety…
#32 - How do you navigate the muddy waters of witch & queer communities
Feb 8 • 87 min
Simple Water Cleansing Spell by Orion FoxwoodWater wash the ill away.Water, wash it gone.Water, water, water, water,Water, wash it gone.)O(Witches Betwixt is a collective of queer witches representing a wide variety of magical practices and spiritual…
#31 - Is witchcraft a religion?
Jan 22 • 89 min
Is witchcraft a religion?
#30 - Finding Your Place in The Community
Jan 8 • 75 min
What communities do you belong to? How do you contribute to them?
#29 - Yule 2019 - The Spirit of the Season
Dec 21, 2019 • 44 min
What does Yule mean to the modern day witch?
#28 - Magic & Money: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Dec 18, 2019 • 69 min
Witchcraft products and services in exchange for money: how do we feel about it?
#27 - Divination in the Dark Half of the Year
Dec 4, 2019 • 74 min
The witches discuss divination systems that assist in the exploration of the dark half of the year.
#26 - Modern occultism: DKMU & the Godforms
Nov 20, 2019 • 96 min
What defines a god? Let’s talk about the DKMU, a pirate port for occultists.
#25 - Mirror, mirror: Body image, dysphoria & ageing
Nov 6, 2019 • 85 min
Beauty may be in the eyes of the beholder but it’s also important to discuss and acknowledge how we feel about ourselves.
#24 - Do no harm but take no shit
Oct 22, 2019 • 71 min
Where do we draw the line between not intentionally causing harm to others but also protecting ourselves and the ones we love?
#23 - What does it mean to be a witch?
Oct 3, 2019 • 89 min
The term “witch” has meant a lot throughout the passage of time. The Witches discuss their thoughts on what it means to be a witch.
#22 - Misogyny in Queer & Witch Communities (Audio Fixed!)
Jun 19, 2019 • 96 min
Misogyny is the route of all evil. Change our minds.
#21 - Rainbow Capitalism
Jun 5, 2019 • 83 min
Jay and Sophia discuss their opinions on Pride Month, the issue of “rainbow capitalism” and the differences between LGBT and Pagan Pride events.
#20 - New Beginnings
May 2, 2019 • 55 min
After an unannounced and unexpected break, we’re back with a new logo and a new plan for the podcast.
#19 - Queer Jewelry & Magical Talismans
Feb 27, 2019 • 70 min
Any self respecting queer with knows they gotta have a rainbow bracelet or pentacle somewhere in their collection of trinkets and talismans.
#18 - Love Magic
Feb 13, 2019 • 78 min
With Valentine’s Day approaching, the witches discuss love magic and the lines between love and lust.
#17 - Witchcraft in Pop Culture - The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 1
Jan 30, 2019 • 65 min
In this episode, we dive headfirst into our Dark Baptisms with a great discussion about The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 1.
#16 - Self Care & 2019 Goals
Jan 16, 2019 • 87 min
Hi! We’re back after an unexpected hiatus. Let’s catch you all up to speed on what’s happened and what we’re planning for 2019.
#15 - Mental Health
Dec 9, 2018 • 96 min
Mental illness is a serious issue in both queer and witchcraft communities. The Witches discuss their personal experiences with their mental health and how it intersects with their queer identity and personal craft.
#14 - A Witchlet Is Born
Nov 26, 2018 • 64 min
Sophia introduces Joyce, a seasoned member of Witches Betwixt but just starting out on their exploration of witchcraft.
#13 - Spooky Stories
Nov 9, 2018 • 105 min
Spirits, demons and curses - oh my!
#12 - Witchcraft and the Trans Experience
Oct 25, 2018 • 65 min
Jay and Sophia discuss the origins of their trans identity and how it intersected with the development of their personal witchcraft.
#11 - Scary Magical Moments
Oct 10, 2018 • 75 min
Magic is powerful, fun and uplifting but sometimes it can be downright terrifying.
#10 - The Witch Blood
Sep 26, 2018 • 52 min
What does it mean to “have the blood of a witch?”Is being a witch a birthright or a calling?
#9 - Witchcraft & Politics
Sep 12, 2018 • 53 min
Oh boy, we’re getting political in this episode. Where do politics fit into the witch/pagan/queer community? Let’s discuss
#8 - Creating Inclusive Rituals
Aug 29, 2018 • 66 min
How do you create inclusive rituals for an eclectic group of people? Spoiler alert: You can’t please everyone, but here’s some tips and tricks from our experience!
#7 - Solitary vs. Coven Practice
Aug 15, 2018 • 62 min
Coven life can be difficult for queer witches, so we often tend to fly our brooms solo. In this episode Jay and Scott share their experiences as solitary witches and as co-creators of a coven.
#6 - Personal Practice
Aug 1, 2018 • 67 min
You asked and we listened! Jay and Scott discuss the sources that have helped to shape their personal practices in witchcraft.
#5 - Witchcraft and Queer Empowerment
Jul 18, 2018 • 67 min
Navigating life as a queer person comes with its unique set of struggles. In this episode, we discuss how witchcraft helps us empower our queer identities.
#4 - Body Image in Queer and Witchcraft Communities
Jul 4, 2018 • 74 min
Being part of both the queer and witchcraft communities imposes a lot of expectations about how our bodies should look.
WBTEXT EP #3 - Exploring the Masculine and Feminine
Jun 20, 2018 • 59 min
Navigating the gender binary can be challenging as a queer identifying practitioner of witchcraft. Jay and Scott discuss their polytheistic views and how they each work with masculine, feminine, and gender neutral energies in their personal practice.
WBTEXT EP #2 - Coming Out
Jun 6, 2018 • 58 min
Jay and Scott discuss the experience and process of coming out as a queer person as well as coming out of the “broom closet.”
#1 - A Queer Witchcraft Podcast
May 23, 2018 • 49 min
In this episode, Jay and Scott discuss the history and development of their own queer identities as well as the origins of their journey into the world of witchcraft.