"The cards began to accumulate stories for me, about my friends and my relationships, how to be soft with myself when times are hard, how to hold myself accountable when I need to."
"I built a portfolio full of melanated goddesses with creamy brown skin tones embracing their femininity and power. I love making art that makes my sisters feel good about themselves."
This new moon in Gemini, Wren shows us how to "develop life-empowering associations for each of the Kings in the Tarot, and consider them outfits hanging in your very own proverbial gender closet."
"I wanted a cute way to tell people what my pronouns were without constantly having to look for an opportunity to correct them."
"My decks differ from the usual tarot decks because they show raw, fierce images that are non-filtered; images that show the good, the bad and the ugly."
Get to know artist, illustrator and witch Sabrina Scott and their new column, which looks at radical magic and healing with ritual.
Get to know Cathou and her brilliant new column, which examines body representations in the tarot.
Artist and priestess Rebekah Erev shares a project that explores queers using the Jewish ritual of water immersion, mikveh.
"The many worlds depicted in this deck come from an impulse to look through and ahead towards revolutions that threaten the current world order."
There are many different ways to rename the court cards in tarot, and each system teaches us something new about these characters.
Get ready to support a tarot deck that feels like radical, beautiful Pride parade! The Numinous Tarot is for everybody and every body.
"Tarot is a way that I can step out of the moment and create some space, almost always alone, to get perspective, care for myself, come back to myself."
"I read most of this book while sitting in a hot bath and after each piece I would stop, take a deep breath and feel the wisdom from the book landing in my body."
"The Slutist Tarot aims to put a woman’s voice behind eroticism, and to create images of people on the feminine spectrum in a way that we believe honors their sexualities."
Meet Asali and Maranda, two brilliant new columnists who are each exploring tarot, magic and spirituality from different margins and perspectives.
The lesson of wild roses is complete love and acceptance, and their medicine can only go this deep because of the protection offered by the thorns.
The Cailleachan - Storm Hags - are personifications of the elemental powers of nature, especially in a destructive aspect.
[Guest post] Our world is rapidly changing, in both wonderful and terrible ways, and even if divination isn't your thing, meditating on the crucial lessons of The Wheel can lead you to higher understanding and deeper success.
The world needs more queer/POC tarot decks. Here's one you can support! Plus a raw and honest interview with creator of the Next World Tarot, Cristy C Road!
[Guest post] Created in the late 70's, the Motherpeace Tarot deck is a modern relic. Second wave feminists aimed to tear down patriarchal religious traditions and forge new, Goddess-centric spiritualities.
You know how you love tarot? And goddesses? And also (maybe secretly, maybe loud and proud) celebrities? Well, guess what? There’s a Celebrity Goddess Tarot! Ho yes. And here it is: It’s a majors-only deck, and our esteemed goddesses of the major arcana are: 0 the fool: Britney Spears i the magician: Yoko Ono ii the high …
[Guest post] To truly queer the two traditional 'parents' of the tarot, we must go way beyond binary gendered notions of 'mother and father'.
[Guest post] Growing up in an evangelical household, there were many activities that my parents assured me would in some way curse my soul. I've likely done most of them.
"It's very deep, while also being funny, and erotic, and a lot of other wonderful things all at the same time." Elisabeth reviews the Tarot of the Silicon Dawn.
[Guest post] For many people, gender and sexual identity are not set in stone, and this card has shown up time and time again when a client is being urged to accept that fluidity.
[Guest post] For many LGBTQIA people, the magic starts happening when you've hammered out what “being you” feels like, what you want life as your true self to look like.
The Facebook event was mysterious—what exactly would “a contemporary queer re-visioning of a beautiful feminist tarot deck from the 80s” be?
GayBiGayGay is a one day queer family reunion that takes place every year in Austin, TX. It’s held on the last day of a monolithic hipster-fest you may have heard of called South by Southwest (scroll right to the bottom for some thoughts on SXSW, consumerism and queer representation at music festivals.) I think these pics can speak …
"We tell stories to stay awake. We tell stories to communicate. It is how we come to know each other. It is a part of our culture."
First published in The Chapess #4 – an issue dedicated to the concept of taking up space as a woman and an artist.