Using the inclusive Wicca symbol

The inclusive Wicca symbol was devised by me, but other people are welcome, and encouraged, to use it. I would prefer it if people used it to represent genuinely inclusive Wicca. To that end, I am licensing it under Creative Commons.

Creative Commons Licence
The inclusive Wicca symbol by Yvonne Aburrow is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

You can download it from Wikimedia Commons.

The reason I am doing it this way is that I want people to think about what the symbol means.

It doesn’t just mean “I have some LGBT+ people in my coven”.

It means that your coven is inclusive of LGBTQ2SIA people, disabled people, and BIPOC people, as well as of heterosexuals. Not every inclusive coven will be exactly the same; it can be (and is) done in different ways by different covens.

The heart mainly represents the idea that love (in all its glorious diversity) is the central mystery of Wicca. Also that Love is love, or “All acts of love and pleasure are Her rituals” — hence also the title of my 2014 book on inclusive Wicca.

It’s nice if people credit me as the originator of the symbol; but it’s more important that they are using it to represent genuinely inclusive Wicca.

I also don’t want someone else to copyright it.


Other versions of the symbol

I commissioned Wyn Abbot Ceramics to produce pots with the symbol on.

Also Chris Turk produced a more artistic version of the symbol for use by the inclusive Wicca Facebook group. If I recall correctly, that version of the symbol is copyrighted by him, or possibly also licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

These versions were produced before I realized that a Creative Commons license might be a good idea.

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