Conversations with Tarot Community Leaders: Fiona, Modern Fortune Teller

Fiona Benjamin of Modern Fortune Teller and I talk traditions, race, and cultural appropriation in the tarot community. This is the first of many more conversations I’m having with people in the occult and tarot community. The idea is that everyone has a unique story to tell, that as we move forward in creating spiritual practices that are meaningful to us, we need to be in conversation with people who practice in very different ways. These conversations are long form because these people are fabulous and you’ll want to read it all. Tell me a little bit more about yourself....

Queer Witch Identity: Moving Beyond Fear

Before I begin, it should be stated: It is 100% OK not to disclose aspects of your identity if you are not comfortable doing so. Often, peoples’ safety depends on secrecy. If you need to remain silent for whatever reason, I fully support you and love you. This post is about my journey, and attempting to live a more open life for myself. This post isn’t about me coming out: it’s about me coming clean about my fears. I’m a queer witch. These two identities have become central to my life and my path. Like the Cancer sun sign that I...