About Queering the Tarot:
Tarot is best used as a tool for self-discovery, healing, growth, empowerment, and liberation. Tarot archetypes provide the reader with a window into present circumstances and future potential. But what if that window only opened up on a world that was white, European, and heterosexual? The interpretations of the tarot that have been passed down through tradition presuppose a commonality and normalcy among humanity. At the root of card meanings are archetypes that we accept without questioning. But at what point do archetypes become stereotypes?
Humanity is diverse--culturally, spiritually, sexually. Tarot has the power to serve a greater population, with the right keys to unlock the tarot's deeper meanings. In Queering the Tarot, Cassandra Snow deconstructs the meanings of the 78 cards explaining the ways in which each card might be interpreted against the norm. Queering the Tarot explores themes of sexuality, coming out, gender and gender-queering, sources of oppression and empowerment, and many other topics especially familiar to not-straight folks. Cassandra's identity-based approach speaks directly to those whose identity is either up in the air or consuming the forefront of their consciousness. It also speaks to those struggling with mental illness or the effects of trauma, all seekers looking for personal affirmation that who they are is okay.
Cassandra Snow (she/her/they/them) is a professional tarot card reader & teacher, writer, and theatre maker in Minneapolis, MN. Her tarot practice centers around empowerment of LGBTQ+ seekers, overcoming personal trauma, practical step by step business or creative plans and spiritual guidance. Cassandra reads at her home studio, and has a steady gig at the Eye of Horus, a renowned metaphysical shop. As a writer, tarot is also one of their focuses, and they penned the long running queer journey through the tarot, Queering the Tarot at Thecolu.mn and Little Red Tarot. This was turned into a book through RedWheel/Wieser Publishing and Cassandra is so excited for its release. Cassandra has been reading tarot for over about 15 years and has "gone pro" for about 9 years. You can find out more at www.cassandra-snow.com
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