"I wanted a cute way to tell people what my pronouns were without constantly having to look for an opportunity to correct them."
This card is a good omen and a great opportunity, and it’s for sure assuring you that NOW is the time to put down roots.
This King’s sword is double edged, and like most (if not all) of the Swords cards, there are ways we can still 'win' whatever it is we are facing or fighting.
As I work though my own process of reclaiming my own Empressness, I turned to three queer tarot decks for new perspectives.
Why is fat usually a symbol for something else in tarot & oracle decks? Well first, we need to understand how fatphobia is ingrained in our minds & lives.
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.
The Queen of Swords speaks deeply to the part of our wounded radical souls still thinking that in the end justice will win out.
How can bodily norms inform the way one might queer tarot? And what does queer actually mean to me as a fat tarot reader?
This card can be a beautiful call to action and a powerful source of encouragement and affirmation to our community in ever-trying political times.
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. 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, tarot and lunar love.
"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.