Sweet Magic Event Space

04-16-2022 - Tender Heart: Bewitching the Binary & Queering Your Magic


Magic is liminal and strange, weird and wyrd. It moves between worlds and transforms reality. In other words, magic is essentially queer. So why, then, is magic so mired in cis-heteronormative and binary constructs of masculine and feminine, god and goddess, athame and chalice?

Join queer and non-binary witch Charlie Claire Burgess for an exploration of gender and sexuality in Western magic and how to re-enchant your practice by embracing queerness. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to queer your practice through these lenses:

  • Learning about the long history of queerness and gender nonconformity in magical traditions
  • Expanding the magical polarity beyond the masculine/feminine binary
  • Working with queer directional and elemental energies
  • Engaging with queer gods, goddesses, and goddexxes

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NOTE:

This is a live workshop, with a recording available for 2 weeks sent out to all registered participants.

Buying this course as a gift? Please include recipient’s email address during checkout.

We use Zoom for online workshops - please have the app downloaded if using a phone.

Enrollment is accepted up until the day of the event.

Technical difficulties on the attendees end (sound issues, tardiness, wifi connection, video cut out, etc) do not entitle attendees to a refund. We recommend signing on 10 minutes early to sort out any issues.

Seagrape does not offer guidance around computer or Zoom usage, though we do send out a link including instructions on how to use Zoom 24 hours prior to all workshops.

Honor the privacy of others; what is said and shared in a workshop is not meant to share outside of the workshop except for what instructors give permission to share.

Questions? Email us at events@seagrapeapothecary.com

About the Instructor:

Charlie Claire Burgess (they/them) is a queer and non-binary writer, artist, and witch. They are the creator of Fifth Spirit Tarot, a queer and inclusive tarot deck for a world beyond binaries, and the host of The Word Witch Podcast. They are currently at work on two new decks and a book about tarot as a radical, queer tool for revolutionizing your life and creating better futures.


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