Category Archive: Policy

Statement from the Supreme Grand Council

It is no secret that Aleister Crowley’s writings include a number of statements that are demeaning to women and to specific racial or ethnic groups. We make no attempt here to justify or explain away those statements. They are what they are, and they are now part of our history as an organization. However, at …

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Policy Statement about Establishment of Good Report

While the attestation of two sponsors of the requisite degree in good standing is normally considered sufficient to establish the good report of a candidate, the Executive may rule, on a case-by-case basis, that a candidate’s good report has not been established by the attestation of the sponsors. In such a case, the Executive may …

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USGL annual report for fiscal year 2014 available

The U.S. Grand Lodge annual report for fiscal year 2014 (Anno V0) is now available as a PDF document.

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Change to non-discrimination policy

The U.S. Grand Lodge non-discrimination policy has been amended to address gender identity. The full policy is now “There shall be no consideration of race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation when considering the fitness of candidates for admission, advancement, or appointment to office within Ordo Templi Orientis U.S.A.”.

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