Wednesday, December 12, 2012
No-one outside Paganism seems to have noticed that the number of out and proud Pagans has doubled since the last census.
Total = 80,153
Not included in the above total: Traditional African Religion 588, Vodun 208, Taoism 4144, Shinto, 1075, New Age 698, Native American Church 127, Chinese Religion 182, Satanists 1,893.
Here's the Office of National Statistics page with the spreadsheets if you want to download a copy and play with the numbers yourself.
Ancestor Worship 101
Celtic Pagan 508
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Legal (permitted by law and recognised by the state):
Being made legal soon:
Not forbidden by law, but not recognised by the state
The new arrangements for trans people are still not very satisfactory, as the conversion from one type of legal recognition to another will cost them money. This is particularly annoying for people who have already had to change their relationship status under the previous arrangements.
Legal (permitted by law and recognised by the state) in Scotland only: