POC Centred

Get to know… Siobhan Rene (plus a beautiful closing poem)

October 29, 2018

“I learned while writing for Little Red Tarot how powerful it can be for people to know that they aren’t the only one to have an experience and to receive empathy.” Catch up with Siobhan, and find out how to follow her work beyond LRT. Read more

Ritual & Honey | A healer’s work in the riot

October 9, 2018

Asali shares suggestions for healers who want to push back against the darkness of social atrocities, from dreaming to speaking, donating to working your unique magic. Read more

The tarot chose me: Andrea Furtick on the Afro Goddess Tarot Arcanas

September 17, 2018

“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.” Read more

INTERVIEW | Fonna Seidu on real representation in spirituality & wellbeing

April 18, 2018

“I want to work myself out of a job.” Photographer Fonna Seidu is breaking barriers and changing the visual landscape of health and wellness online. Read more

Walking in the Fool’s shoes: Jo shares her personal tarot, Lenormand & oracle decks

April 3, 2018

“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.” Read more

Tarotviews | Finding Strength in Portland

March 22, 2018

Confronting assumptions and taking up space with Strength. Read more

REVIEW | Tarot cards for the people: Shrine of the Black Medusa Tarot

December 28, 2017

“I was stunned to see this even being conceived – a deck created with Black queer magic as central to its inception?” Read more

No one way works

August 20, 2017

Resources, information and action ideas for #Charlottesville and #BlackLivesMatter. Read more

The Numinous Tarot is Kickstarting NOW!

July 10, 2017

Get ready to support a tarot deck that feels like radical, beautiful Pride parade! The Numinous Tarot is for everybody and every body. Read more

REVIEW | Unapologetically radical: The Urban Tarot

June 18, 2017

Intrigued by its city-based approach & entranced by the queer and feminist themes, Cassandra reviews The Urban Tarot. Read more

The Sasuraibito Tarot celebrates everyday, human magic

May 19, 2017

Illustrator Stasia Burrington introduces her colourful, nature-rich tarot deck, inspired by Japanese and Buddhist concepts and ideals. Read more

Meet our two wonderful new writers!

March 6, 2017

Meet Asali and Maranda, two brilliant new columnists who are each exploring tarot, magic and spirituality from different margins and perspectives. Read more

What is a witch? A roundtable

February 24, 2017

Everywhere I look, I see the word ‘witch’. But what does it mean to hold this identity? Three active witches share their philosophy and practice. Read more

REVIEW | “Let your song be a song of the world”: The Slow Holler Tarot

December 14, 2016

Photographer Elisabeth shares her first impressions of this gorgeous new queer-at-heart tarot deck (along with some truly stunning pictures.) Read more

A look inside POWER & MAGIC: The Queer Witch Comics Anthology

September 28, 2016

Support the comic anthology celebrating & empowering queer witches of color everywhere! Read more

INTERVIEW | Courtney Alexander & Dust II Onyx: A Melanated Tarot Deck

September 15, 2016

“I would at this point in my life describe myself as fat, black, queer, and divine. There isn’t a deck out there to my knowledge that expresses this freedom that I feel within myself.” Read more

Asian American Tarot: a mental health project

July 28, 2016

Andi interviews Mimi Khúc, guest editor of Asian American Tarot, on a majors-only deck in the making for a 5-part Asian American mental health project. Read more

Where does a healer’s anger go? Beyond love and light

July 8, 2016

“As a healer with marginalized identities I claim that I am due more than just sadness; I tire of it. I am due the full breadth of my anger and rage.” Read more

7 Major Points of the #tarotsowhite discussion & why I don’t agree with them

July 7, 2016

“In lieu of a piece about difficult cards, today I’m writing instead about a difficult topic – race – as it relates to me and a not-so-recent discussion in the online tarot community.” Read more

#TarotsoWhite: A conversation about diversity in our cards

May 1, 2016

Some responses to the #TarotsoWhite discussion about race and inclusivity in our tarot cards. Read more

INTERVIEW: Queer punk bruja Cristy C Road on creating the Next World Tarot

November 25, 2015

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! Read more

The teen punk, the adult bruja, and the chaos in between: The Next World Tarot

October 12, 2015

[Guest post] The NEXT WORLD TAROT is a visual spectacle of both the battle cry and the reconnection, between queers and outcasts and their criminalized identities. Read more

Leah Lakshmi’s Dirty River released after ten years + Hard Femme Poetics…and more!

September 7, 2015

“What started as a desire to write ‘the brown girl’s version of Valencia’ turned into a desire to try and write about some of the hardest times in my life” Read more

Diversity points: Ashley & I talk queerness and blackness in tarot

July 30, 2015

A double-round of interviews for you! Here’s Ashley talking about her tarot business and how her Black heritage informs her tarot practice. Read more

Cristy C Road + Michelle Tea are making a tarot deck and it’s time we all got excited about it

June 26, 2015

Let’s all jump in the air and shout ‘WOO-HOO’ because everybody’s favourite queer-activist punk illustrator CRISTY C ROAD is making a tarot deck.
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Identity politics in tarot: the tarot practitioner be mindful

February 5, 2015

A guest post shared by Benebell Wen. Guest posts on Little Red Tarot are submitted by readers. The aim is to offer a wide range of voices, views on, feelings about and approaches to tarot (and related topics). As with all posts on this website, discussion is welcome in the comments!  If you’d… Read more

INTERVIEW: Trung Nguyen on personal narratives in tarot and art

January 27, 2015

In a perfect world, my loved ones are there, and that means there should be gender variance, people of color, and depictions of love, attraction and queer affection. Read more

Write for Little Red Tarot

January 26, 2015

I know what an interesting bunch you are because you’re always emailing and telling me! And I’m always secretly hoping that one day you’re going to simply offer me an article. Read more

INTERVIEW: Radical Tarot Reader Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha Is Anything But Cranky

November 21, 2014

“I come from a tradition of tough ladies who survived by their sixth sense.” Read more

I’m a 30-something writer, artist, tarot reader, and perpetual explorer of the space between thought, feeling, and action.

I believe that spirituality and ritual are for everybody. I’m about the journey, in all of its messy, non-linear, chaotic iterations. I am excited by anticapitalist business and living with my whole entire self present. I use tarot cards to bring forth hidden truth, and ritual to affirm my commitment, over and over, to my ever-shifting path.