From radical readings to spell kits, intuitive tea blends to books, decks, art and apparel, LRT writers share their gift-able suggestions in this open thread post. Jump in and share your own links, too!
Sarah Gottesdiener is one of my witchy-queer heroes, and it was an honour, a privilege and a joy not only to contribute to the next issue of Many Moons, but to chat with her about queer magic and more.
"The Page of Swords is not going to lie to you about the reality we are facing - however, it does bring a new view."
"You can spend time and energy building yourself back up slowly over time, but it starts with taking off this blindfold..."
Comparing cards from two or more different tarot decks can help you discover new depths of meaning. Here are some examples!
It's National Coming Out Month everybody! This Sunday Spread is dedicated to defining our boundaries, expressing our needs, and honoring our identities.
"I suffered for probably three years ... Until one day someone said to me 'Why don't you just leave?' They weren't being kind, but it was the best thing anyone has ever said to me to this day."
"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.
"Three decks: Each of them would encompass male, female, and non-binary elements that people could combine any way that they want."
These two difficult cards show us different faces of trauma, both personal, and collective.
Get ready to support a tarot deck that feels like radical, beautiful Pride parade! The Numinous Tarot is for everybody and every body.
The Two, Three, and Four of Swords make more sense if we read them as a group and see a narrative of decision-heartbreak-rest that so often plays out in LGBTQ+ lives.
Intrigued by its city-based approach & entranced by the queer and feminist themes, Cassandra reviews The Urban Tarot.
Cassandra explores themes of LGBTQIA+ mental health, sobriety, sexual exploration and more in the Ace of Swords.
Maranda explores the Three of Swords, access intimacy, and the emotions of inaccessibility.
Cassandra explores the tirelessly kind side of this activist leader, and how he shows up for LGBTQ-identified folks.
Cassandra looks at some LGBTQ-specific interpretations of the Queen of Wands.
Cassandra explores the ways this passionate, fast-moving card might represent LGBTQ+ experiences.
"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."
Cassandra shares some LGBTQ-specific interpretations of the Page of Wands, a card of potential and personal growth.
Meet Asali and Maranda, two brilliant new columnists who are each exploring tarot, magic and spirituality from different margins and perspectives.
A Major Arcana bringing age-old archetypes into the modern, queer light, powered by independent artists (and Kickstarter).
The classic 'burnout' card brings compassionate messages of boundaries, rest and self-care to LGBTQ+ seekers.