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I believe that it's out of print at the moment, but the author of the New Choice Tarot de Marseille claims to represent LGBTQ+ experience in the deck. I say "claims" because I've heard others criticize the deck for representing only a very narrow range of the community (namely, the chiseled and good-looking sector). Personally, even with this issue, it seems like a very queer deck to me.

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12 hours ago, sixdegrees said:

I believe that it's out of print at the moment, but the author of the New Choice Tarot de Marseille claims to represent LGBTQ+ experience in the deck. I say "claims" because I've heard others criticize the deck for representing only a very narrow range of the community (namely, the chiseled and good-looking sector). Personally, even with this issue, it seems like a very queer deck to me.

Thanks, adding it! 

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The shop of Little Red Tarot (UK based) has a category for diverse decks, btw, as for queer created, trans/non binary created, and black / poc / indigenous created decks. https://littleredtarot.com/product-tag/diversity/ (hope it's ok to link this here - if not please remove!). There are a few decks on there that would be good additions for this wonderful list and resource here, I think (thanks for putting it together, by they way, very inspiring!).

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Another to add to the list: The Lazy Crow Tarot is a wonderful Norse-themed deck with a broad variety of skin tones and body shapes. 

 

https://www.facebook.com/775446549167384/posts/the-lazy-crow-tarot-deck-is-fully-funded-and-has-even-hit-its-first-stretch-goal/3682166408495369/

 

He's having a batch printed to sell on Etsy for anyone who'd like one. Linen stock, playing card weight, lovely 2-part box. 

 

And another: the True Heart Intuitive Tarot by Rachel True

 

https://www.hmhbooks.com/shop/books/true-heart-intuitive-tarot-guidebook-and-deck/9781328566263

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10 hours ago, le_charior said:

I wanted to mention the Fifth Spirit Tarot: https://www.fifthspirittarot.com/about to maybe add to this list. I just ordered it, so can not yet say anything about it from first hand experience, but it seems to be very inclusive regarding a lot of aspects. 

I added it to the list. It looks really interesting! Thank you ❤️

 

 

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9 hours ago, le_charior said:

The shop of Little Red Tarot (UK based) has a category for diverse decks, btw, as for queer created, trans/non binary created, and black / poc / indigenous created decks. https://littleredtarot.com/product-tag/diversity/ (hope it's ok to link this here - if not please remove!). There are a few decks on there that would be good additions for this wonderful list and resource here, I think (thanks for putting it together, by they way, very inspiring!).

Yes it’s a great resource. I love Beth’s shop and all she does for the community and for the world. Thanks for the direct link! 

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8 hours ago, Niobium said:

Another to add to the list: The Lazy Crow Tarot is a wonderful Norse-themed deck with a broad variety of skin tones and body shapes. 

 

https://www.facebook.com/775446549167384/posts/the-lazy-crow-tarot-deck-is-fully-funded-and-has-even-hit-its-first-stretch-goal/3682166408495369/

 

He's having a batch printed to sell on Etsy for anyone who'd like one. Linen stock, playing card weight, lovely 2-part box. 

 

And another: the True Heart Intuitive Tarot by Rachel True

 

https://www.hmhbooks.com/shop/books/true-heart-intuitive-tarot-guidebook-and-deck/9781328566263

Excellent, I’ve added them! 
 

Stop Motion Love GIF by Mochimochiland

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9 hours ago, Niobium said:

Another to add to the list: The Lazy Crow Tarot is a wonderful Norse-themed deck with a broad variety of skin tones and body shapes. 

 

https://www.facebook.com/775446549167384/posts/the-lazy-crow-tarot-deck-is-fully-funded-and-has-even-hit-its-first-stretch-goal/3682166408495369/

 

He's having a batch printed to sell on Etsy for anyone who'd like one. Linen stock, playing card weight, lovely 2-part box. 

 

And another: the True Heart Intuitive Tarot by Rachel True

 

https://www.hmhbooks.com/shop/books/true-heart-intuitive-tarot-guidebook-and-deck/9781328566263

I love the look of the Lazy Crow Tarot, so much humour! And Norse style goes surprisingly well with the diversity of the deck. I was trying to find it on Etsy but did not manage to locate the shop... Do you know where it might be available, please, @Niobium? Thanks! 

 

Edit: I found the following message on the updates section of the crowdfunding campaign: There are going to be decks and prints available on my Etsy shop pretty soon, so if you know people who are interested, they should keep an eye out! The shop is at celtshop.etsy.com

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This one may count - if so, it's a shame that it's been ignored and reviled for so many years:
http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/cards/miss-cleo-tarot-power/

It's a melanated deck from 2000, before all the self published decks. Certainly POC were a large part of the target market, and the deck reflects that. And it's a perfectly serviceable RWS style reading deck, despite the 1 1/2 star rating at AT and the mention of "random changes to standard Tarot symbolism" - I've seen people falling over each other to praise other decks with more (and worse) "random changes to 'standard' Tarot symbolism."

 

One has to wonder how much of the flak was due to the the actions of the telemarketing company (which, face it, is not the same thing as the deck) and how much was due to the fact that the deck was bringing POC to Tarot. 
 

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