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the deck you've been waiting for: next world tarot

i recently i had the distinct pleasure of interviewing cristy c. road about her upcoming tarot deck next world tarot.  the deck is raw, punk-as-fuck, gruesomely beautiful and features qtpoc and post-apocalyptic imagery. i could say more, but i think the images really do speak for themselves. this deck is gorgeous and i am so excited for it to arrive in my mail box!   how would you describe your individual relationship to tarot? do you feel like it has changed since you started creating your own deck? definitely has changed! i got way into magic in a really detached way -- i kind of had no idea what i was doing, aside from coddling my love for the paranormal. i also...

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radio interview: magic, tarot, and ecofeminism.

recently i was interview by my friend kluane for her radio show gender trouble on cfuv victoria's campus and community radio station. the show was about eco-feminism and i talked about solidarity, my magical practice, and how all of that relates to tarot. i also talked about my feelings regarding pushing open binary-gendered spaces. the interview starts around 24:00. you can listen to it here.

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coming to femme: unspelling the gender binary in women's only spaces

girlhood “hat your rack. how to moonlight coo. gngate your sluice.  the french manicure. who taught you to bruise?” amber dawn in where the words end and my body begins   i was raised in velvet dresses. lace collars and french braids.as a toddler i was gifted a doll who blinked when tilted backwards. a doll that “weighed the same as a real baby.” it was my mom’s doll before it was mine.   my favourite toys growing up were an easybakeoven and a microscope. i have always been told that i talked too much. that I’m “bossy.” i have never sat patiently in the place your words meant to put me in.   because i won the leadership award in...

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coming out of the "woo closet": facing shame, stigma and historical trauma

“although the process of seeking intuition sounds clunky and awkward as we describe it here, with practice it gets smoother and more effective…to many readers this passage will sound too new age for words (one of janet’s regular partners a highly intuitive body worker and martial artists says indignantly, “i don’t do woo woo shit.)” - janet hardy and dossie easton in the new topping book   “because this magical 'conversation with nature' was interpreted as a prohibited intervention in god’s plan, the witches had to atone for this heinous act with their lives.” - claudia müller-ebeeling, christian rätsch and wolf-dieter storl in witchcraft medicine  -- i am a witch. a powerful sorceress. i can fly.  i read tarot cards for...

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