My sexual accessibility has never been up to me, and this was a crucial and painful epiphany to have. Content Warning: this essay mentions depression and instances of sexual coercion. It’s not that I haven’t been celibate before. As someone who lives in the gray area of the asexual and aromantic spectrums, I’ve gone long […]
Astrology For Feminists: Week of May 21-28
This week’s astrology forecast is about making space for meeting new people, and working with your sun sign to set intentions around what the Gemini Moon energy will be highlighting for you.
Gemini season is officially upon us! The Sun waved goodbye to Taurus and hello to Gemini this past Saturday, so spread some love to the Gemini’s in your life! We are prepping for a Gemini Solar cycle filled with conversations, stimulation and intellectual pondering, as Gemini is a conversationalist sign. On Thursday, we will also have a New Moon in Gemini at 2:44 am PST that will help amp up the fun and chatty energy of Gemini even more! This is a great time to make space for meeting new people, and working with your Sun sign below to set intentions around what the Gemini Moon energy will be highlighting for you.
Aries: The week starts off with a Dark Moon in your sign, perfect for some serious self-reflection. Early Tuesday morning through early Thursday morning, your mind may undoubtedly move to financial matters as you want to suddenly eyeball your finances, personal possessions and accounts. These are great days to slow down spending and take inventory. Thursday morning through Saturday morning are great times to start a new pattern in regards to your communications. How can you be more vocal? How can you open up more in regards to how you speak and write? Saturday through Sunday you may want to pencil in a lot of self-care and self -love.
Taurus: Monday through Tuesday early morning may be great days to relax and let go. If you have things that you need to just let go of mentally, these are prime times to do that. Tuesday early morning through Thursday morning the Moon moves into your sign, giving you a boost, and a brilliant moment to reflect. Thursday early morning through Saturday morning the New Moon energy will prompt you to set new goals and bars regarding your personal finances and self-worth. Saturday and Sunday you may feel very sensitive around communications. When in doubt, self-care — preferably with water — and get clarity from someone before getting offended.
Gemini: Happy Birthday Gemini! Woohoo!!! It’s your season and you love it! Monday and early Tuesday morning, you may be inclined to review your public life and friendships. What feels old and like it needs to go bye bye? Tuesday morning through Thursday morning you may feel quite spacey and feel the need to really pull yourself back into your body. It’s all prep for a brilliant New Moon in your sign Thursday morning lasting through Saturday morning! You will feel a boost of confidence from this. Saturday and all day Sunday it will be time to do some self-care on your self-worth.
Cancer: Monday through Tuesday morning are good times this week to get career issues on the table although you may be feeling a bit more sensitive than usual. Tuesday through Thursday morning, you may feel called to connect with friends, especially the drama free kind. Thursday morning through Saturday morning, the New Moon will grace the 12th house of your subconscious. Then the Moon moves into your sign Saturday and Sunday! Making you feel nice and comfy cozy. Self-care is a must this weekend
Leo: Monday and Tuesday early morning, start off with a visionary note, and it may be a great time to find new music art or cinema to help recharge your batteries. Tuesday morning through Thursday early morning, you will have a window to de-clutter your inbox and ground yourself professionally by letting go of what no longer serves you. Thursday through Saturday morning, a rebirth of friendships and social structures may await you with the New Moon’s energy. Make safe space and intentions for a new crew, or celebrate your current one. Saturday and Sunday, the Moon will prompt you to do a lot of self-care and self-love, especially around deep, unconscious material.
Virgo: Monday and Tuesday morning can be quite transformative if you’re looking to let go of some “old stuff.” Tuesday morning through Thursday early morning may be great days to get grounded with art, music or cinema that really helps you connect to your body and sense of personal luxury. The New Moon in Gemini Thursday will help you kick off a brand new era when it comes to career, so set positive intentions between Thursday and Saturday am. Saturday morning through Sunday you may be thinking about your friends and seeing yourself in a healing light.
Libra: Monday through Tuesday morning, you may feel a bit of a push and pull in your personal relationships. Tuesday morning through Thursday morning, you may start feeling a bit more sensual and inspired to fix any issues you may have with a partner in the bedroom if that feels safe for you. Thursday morning brings in the New Moon, highlighting your interest in travel, adventure, new music and movies. Saturday and Sunday may bring a need to self-sooth around career.
Scorpio: Monday through Tuesday morning, pause and reflect on your daily lifetsyle and routines. Tuesday morning through Thursday morning, you may start to think about relationships, especially with your partner or partners. Thursday morning brings the New Moon in Gemini highlighting transformation for you. Thursday through Saturday morning are great days to set intentions around your own personal transformation, a theme that comes up again and again in 2017. Saturday and Sunday, you may want to surround yourself with ooey gooey self-care music and movies.
Saggitarius: Monday and Tuesday morning are great days to reflect on the action you’ve been taking around fun and romance lately. Have they been satisfactory for you? Tuesday morning through Thursday morning may bring you a great opportunity to work on some grounding and tasty pieces of your self-care routines. Thursday morning through Saturday morning, the New Moon in Gemini will help you hit the reset button with one-on-one relationships. This is a great window of time to reset your vibe to be more simpatico with your partner or partners. Saturday and Sunday, personal transformation may be best achieved through self-care.
Capricorn: Monday through Tuesday morning may be great times to just chill at home. Tuesday morning through Thursday morning may be optimal times for self-care, getting re-grounded in your body through movement and letting go of what isn’t going to make you feel like you’re having fun. Thursday morning through Saturday morning, the New Moon in Gemini may spark your interest in actually incorporating healthy pieces and parts of a daily routine into your lifestyle. Saturday and Sunday one on one relationships may feel especially sensitive.
Aquarius: Monday through Tuesday morning may bring times where you feel you need to connect to your modes of communication. I’m not talking cell phones or emails, I’m talking about how, why and when you communicate. Reflecting on this may yield big results. Tuesday morning through Thursday morning may be perfect times to stay home, nourish, ground, connect with your body and release. Thursday morning through Saturday morning, the New Moon in Gemini may herald a new rebirth of fun in your life. You may want to set some New Moon intentions around how you participate in what makes you feel happy and alive in your life. Saturday and Sunday are amazing days for self-care, especially around or with water and hydration.
Pisces: Monday and Tuesday morning may be great times to review personal finances, and then promptly let go of what you no longer need to be spending money on. You may think about doing something like going through all your subscription-based services and cutting things you no longer need. Tuesday morning through Thursday morning, you may feel indulgent and even sensual in your communications and need to connect. Thursday morning through Saturday morning, the New Moon in Gemini may bring a surge of power to you in regards to your home. This could be a great time to do something wonderful for your home that makes you happy, even if it’s a small thing. Saturday and Sunday, prepare to have fun doing something nurturing and loving with yourself and or someone you love.[adsense1]