Category: The Steampunk Tarot

How queer is the Steampunk Tarot?

Queer Steampunk Tarot

Pretty queer, it would seem. Following a fun discussion over on Autostraddle, I thought I’d share my favourite cards in the Steampunk Tarot by Barbara Moore and Aly Fell. First things first – every single character in this entire deck is very white and very thin. So it’s not what you would call a diverse tarot. …

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Queering up the Ten of Cups

Ten of Cups, from the Steampunk Tarot by Charissa Drengsen

At last – a Ten of Cups that truly illustrates how I feel about this card. In Charissa Drengsen’s Steampunk Tarot, this card depicts the circus that is life, and the sense of fullfillment that the Ten of Cups is supposed to represent. I’ve banged on before about how traditional imagery in this card tends towards a …

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