Vodun F.A.Q. – How are sex, orientation, and gender perceived in Vodun?

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We’re moving! Orisha Online Altar is moving to a new domain, Orisha.me Please update your bookmarks and links. This site will be up until April or May of 2023 to give everyone who is linking to us time. Sex and gender in Vodun are perceived in line with the science. However, you will rarely see discussion of it outside of writings and academia because the Yoruba, and many other west African cultures consider sexual contact…

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Vodun F.A.Q. – How does Vodun approach abortion?

We’re moving! Orisha Online Altar is moving to a new domain, Orisha.me Please update your bookmarks and links. This site will be up until April or May of 2023 to give everyone who is linking to us time. In short, Vodun and diaspora belief systems are pro choice. Individuals may have their own opinions about it and various houses and groups may approach it differently, but generally, abortion is not considered something inappropriate or “sinful”.…

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