Telling Queer Stories through Tarot
We are creating a deck of Tarot cards – featuring Queer people, inclusive of all genders, orientations, nationalities and ages- telling their stories. This project aims to create community and tell queer stories through tarot. When the deck is printed you will be able to scan each Queer Tarot card watch the video interview of that individual person telling their story and what Queer Tarot means to them.
Majors are complete, now shooting the Minor Arcana. Working towards a Documentary on Queer Spirituality and Stories through Tarot
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Queer Spirituality & Tarot Podcast
Stemming from the Queer Tarot photography project, this podcast talks to the card subjects further about Queerness, their spirituality and spiritual practice. Weather using Tarot daily or their lives and journey since being photographed for a Queer Tarot Card, we look at stories of growth and self care and explore LGBTQIAW+ sexuality, identity, gender expression and attractions. Creating community and space outside of traditional / patriarchal religion for spiritual practice that embraces Queerness in all it’s shades.
As I move towards the end of this project, with only a handful of cards left to shoot, I've learned a lot about communication and the facilitation of an art project, the facilitation of a project bigger than me that includes a whole community. Creating safe spaces....
Which cards represent where you’re still hurting from this oppression and which ones represent where you have something to offer or give back right now? Don’t overstep or give into white saviorism with this. Know your place and your role in the movement.
The Page of Pentacles is someone you can be, at least for a little while. What would it be like to try to integrate those powers with the world around them and the body you believe them with?
Why the Queer Tarot Project is on Patreon: Asking for support is hard, asking for feedback is hard, asking for money or financial support is the worst. But it shouldn’t be. Patreon will help sustain my ability & freedom to create the Queer Tarot Project liberated from commercial interests – Creating freedom & community with Magick.
Slow Holler Deck Giveaway & Queer Tarot Patreon for 2020: However, it feels like I’ve come to announce new year’s resolutions. Ironically they’re more like resolutions from YEARS ago, in the planning, finally coming to fruition just now!
Tarot for Collective Healing! This series is meant to be an eclectic one; sometimes we’ll discuss certain cards, sometimes we’ll focus on a spread, sometimes we’ll address hard cards and how the prevent healing and sometimes we might focus on a queer tarot community member or deck who’s doing beautiful work for collective healing. Anything goes so long as it contributes to the healing that marginalised people and communities need.