Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality is an important contribution to the writings on Goddess tradition and feminist spirituality. Allen brings the tradition firmly into the twenty-first century. I love her political savvy, her sensitivity around issues of diversity and cultural awareness and appropriation, and her unabashed celebration of pleasure, sensuality, and life!
– Starhawk, author of the classic Spiral Dance and The Fifth Sacred Thing among other titles, and founding member of Reclaiming Collective
Jailbreaking the Goddess is a revolutionary revisioning of the feminine divine. Where the maiden, mother, crone archetypal system is tied to female biology and physical stages of life, the fivefold model liberates the female experience from the shackles of the reproductive model.
This witty and smart, well-researched gem of a book has the power to transform the feminist movement at the radical roots – womens bodies and their sexuality. any woman who wants to understand, enhance, reclaim or heal her sexuality, this book is a must. to liberate your sisters as well as the men and women who love them.
-Anodea Judith, Ph.D., author of Wheels of Life and Eastern Body, Western Mind.
Employing a unique blend of feminism and magick, this refreshing guide to female self-empowerment helps women acknowledge the beauty, strength, and sexiness within themselves. Utterly honest and captivating, LaSara FireFox banishes the damaging misconceptions and shame often associated with female sexuality and sheds light on what it truly means to be a “Sexy Witch.”
The word feminism has become an epithet, and all the while our right to choice has eroded at a steep rate of increase while we point our fingers at “extremists” in all directions, assuming that standing in the center is the safest place to be. This has been the fatal flaw in the feminist movement since the first wave, and we haven’t gotten past it yet. Rep. Brown was censured for saying the word vagina in a debate on the legislation of abortion rights in her state. So, out came The Pussy Poems, because nearly a decade later it’s still a radical act to speak openly about women’s sexual and reproductive anatomy. “Lasára Allen adds her rich, resonant, beautifully first-person voice to a subject that one wishes were no longer even a matter for question, but is. You’ll find no sermon here, no caustic stare, only a breathless chance to join in her ecstatic dance. Get it for yourself; give it to your sons.
— Sierra Volk