Details of the Gay Tarot
Solandia's Summary: The Gay Tarot focuses on the experience and identity of homosexual men. While men are featured as all the major figures, women are not excluded. The 78 images are fully illustrated, with people are of all ethnicities, shapes and sizes and in modern, contemporary settings.
Type: Tarot Deck Number of Cards: 78 Major Arcana: 22 Minor Arcana: 56
Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 inches = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Publisher: Published by Lo Scarabeo
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes Without Suit Symbols
Suits: Cups, Swords, Wands, Coins
Court Cards: Youth, Man, Guide, Sage
Major Titles: The Fool, The Magician, The Intuitive, The Protector, The Emperor, The Priest, The Lovers, The Chariot, Justice, The Hermit, The Wheel of Life, Strength, The Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, Self-Hatred, Revelation, The Star, The Moon, The Sun, Beyond Judgement, The World
The Fool is 0 Strength is 11 Justice is 8
Gay & Lesbian,
Other Decks by Creator(s):
Tarot of Dreams,
Universal Marseille Tarot,
by Lee Bursten.
Tarot for Hip Witches,
Tarot of Hip Witches,
Tarot of the 78 Doors,
Universal Goddess Tarot,
Wheel of the Year Tarot,
by Antonella Platano.
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Mirrored image of a man, with a starry background.
Companion Material: 64-page multi-language companion booklet.
Talk about the Gay Tarot at the Aeclectic Tarot Forum.
Extras: Read an interview with creator Lee Bursten.
Excerpt of the
Gay Tarot review by Christopher Butler: I have awaited Lee Burstenís Gay Tarot with a keen sense of anticipation ever since I heard of its imminent release. In the history of Tarot it will prove to be quite a milestone. Itís not the first gay themed tarot to be created, in fact I know of two others. However, it represents the first instance of a large mainstream Tarot publisher tackling the gay theme, hence itís the first gay deck that ... read more.
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