QAC 2013


Queer Astrology Conference 2013 was a bold, inaugural effort. Below is a chart of the conference, cast for 10:20AM, the moment of a first breath taken together.



Below is the full schedule of QAC #1, with links to descriptions and presenter biographies. A full set of audio recordings from QAC 2013 is available for by donation. Or you can buy the Anthology, in which we’ve published many of the lectures. (Biographies and talk descriptions from all QAC presenters are here.)

Saturday, July 20

10 – 11:40 am
Namaste Hall: Introductions & Whole conference panel: “What’s a Queer Astrology?”

12 – 1:20 pm
Namaste Hall: The Compatibility Myth: Queering the Astrological Lens (Yolo Akili)
Room 304: Astro Drag (Lilia Leshan)


2:30 – 3:50 pm
Namaste Hall: Ecosexuality: Liberating the Venus within Pluto (Erica Jones)
Room 304: Lilith and Adam: The Origins of Gender, Sex and Deviance (Chani Nicholas)

4:10 – 5:30 pm
Namaste Hall: The Saturn Return of AIDS (Christopher Renstrom)
Room 304: People of Color Caucus (Diego Fitzgerald)
Room 308: White Allies Caucus (Stella Lawson)


7 – 9:30 pm
Namaste Hall: Tribute to Jack Fertig

Sunday, July 21

12 – 1:20 pm
Namaste Hall: Queer Talk on Client Work (Jessica Lanyadoo and Barry Perlman)

1:40 – 3:00 pm
Namaste Hall: Queer Liberation and the Stars (Rod O’Neal)
Room 304: Asteroids for Beginners: Toward a Queer Feminist Astrology (Stella Lawson)


4:30 – 5:50 pm
Namaste Hall: Gender in Myths, Myths of Gender (Rhea Wolf)
Room 304: Queer Water, Queer Body, Queer Space (Ian Waisler)

6:10 – 7:30 pm
Room 304: Holistic Sexuality and Astrology (Eric Francis Coppolino)
Room 307: Trans / Genderqueer  Caucus (Lucien Mae)
Room 308: Cisgender Allies Caucus (Chani Nicholas and Laurence Jones)

7:30 pm
Namaste Hall: Closing Ritual