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STAT Endorsements

Endorsement represents the following:

  • Each religious or sub-cultural authority, whether an individual or a group, signified by inclusion in the relevant listing below, certifies the content of the general portions of this site and/or document, AND the relevant portions of the site and/or document pertaining to their own specific religious group or sub-culture, as reasonably true, accurate and a correct reflection of that group.
  • Additionally, the intent of the Project as a whole, as stated in the “About” portion of the website and/or document is supported and endorsed by these authorities, giving consent to be associated with the Project, the website information resource and the document.

The following authorities, being respected individuals or groups within their respective religions, communities and/or subcultures, endorse this Project:

Pagan religion:

  • The South African Pagan Rights Alliance (SAPRA) [South Africa]
  • Morgause Fonteleve – (in her personal capacity) Convener of the SA Pagan Council, CEO of the SA Pagan Rights Alliance, and member of the Warlockian Council.
  • Bronwyn Katzke – Editor, Penton Pagan Magazine [South Africa]

Satanist religion:

  • The Church of Satan (CoS) – Atheistic LaVeyan Satanism [San Francisco, USA]
  • Ordo Luciferi – Luciferianism [USA]

Vampi(y)re subculture:

  • The South African Vampyre Alliance (SAVA) [South Africa]
  • The Atlanta Vampire Alliance (AVA) [Atlanta, GA, USA]
  • Suscitatio Enterprises LLC [Atlanta, GA, USA]
  • Dr D.J. Williams [USA]
  • The Canadian Collaborative Vampire & Otherkin Alliance (CCVOA) [Canada]
  • Coven d’Eir (CdE) [Durban, KZN, South Africa]
  • Manchester Vampire Guild (MVG) [Manchester, England, UK]

Gothic Subculture: (included in v1.04)

  • The South African Gothic Society (SAGS) [South Africa]

ENDORSEMENT by Other Non-participating Authorities:

Endorsement represents the following:

The content of this site and/or document as a whole is endorsed as a reasonably true, accurate and correct reflection of the religious and sub-cultural groups represented in this Project, signified by inclusion in the relevant listing below, and symbolizing support for the intent of the Project as a whole, as stated in the “About” portion of the website and/or document, is supported and endorsed by these authorities, which or whom did not participate in the compilation or creation of this summary – and further, giving consent to be associated with the Project, in both website information resource and document form.

The following authorities, being respected individuals or groups within their respective religions, communities and/or subcultures, fields of academic research or expertise, endorse this Project as a whole:

Academic:

  • Dr D.J. Williams, MSW, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Social Work, Sociology & Criminal Justice at Idaho State University. He completed doctorate and postdoctorate studies at the University of Alberta, and has conducted research in Canada and the United States. He is an expert in the areas of forensic social work and deviant leisure.

General Human Rights:

Governmental Agencies:

Legal: None

Theological: 

  • John W. Morehead, MA in Intercultural Studies from Salt Lake Theological Seminary, Director of the Evangelical Chapter of the Foundation for Religious Diplomacy and Director of the Western Institute for Intercultural Studies.
  • Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (Religious Tolerance.org) [Ontario, Canada] 

Other: None

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