Spring is the birth of a new astrological year and you are the leader of the zodiac pack, queer Aries. April charges your star powers with Mercury and the new moon in your sign, and you are feeling your self-worth. But remember, fiery Aries, being a leader also means listening. How can you use your voice to help others? Mars moves into your fourth house in May, shifting your energy to family matters.
This spring is a chance for you to get in touch with your femme self as playful Venus transits into your sign on the 15th — rock that flower in your shirt pocket or hair! The universe is on your side this April; time to get your hands dirty and get to work. May’s new moon on the 11th asks you to find time and space in your routine for holistic mind and body practices.
April may feel like a wild ride, Gem, but powerful Mars will keep you on track and true to yourself. On May 10, Venus turns the volume up on your charm, increasing your powers of seduction, but check yourself. Are you attracting the affection of the one you truly want? On May 30, Mercury’s retrograde asks you to remember those you have lost touch with this past year. Reflect thoughtfully before reaching out.
We’re at the edge of eclipse season, moon child, so take your protein pills and put your helmet on. As Mars moves into Cancer on April 24, most will feel emotional turbulence, but you will thrive. May 25 and 26 are your power days as three planets form a grand trine connecting all water signs and the super lunar eclipse moon charges your star energy. This spring brings you opportunities to be creative through work.
You have been patiently working on yourself all winter, Leo, and are almost ready for your big reveal, but there are still some finishing touches to add. This spring brings planetary action to areas where your talents can truly shine — your 10th house of image and ambition, and 11th house of community. Set intentions for your dream job with May’s new moon on the 11th and reap big full moon rewards on the 26th.
Feeling seen, Virgo? This energy isn’t slowing down any time soon. April brings momentum into your ninth house of higher learning, so follow your heart and head — they won’t lead you astray. Those online classes and self-taught projects come to fruition in May as planets align in your 10th house and you are publicly recognized for your life’s work. May’s full super moon eclipse on the 26th will fill you with creativity — soak it up!
Your most important relationships will be harmonized and fueled with passion this April, just the way you like it, Libra. Mercury and Venus in Taurus will keep communication clear and grounded; you are in a safe space to express yourself. If you ever felt there was a gay witch deep inside you, Libra, May is your moment to let that witch out. Energy in your eighth house asks you to dig deep and reclaim yourself.
April has you hitting the ground running, Scorpio. You are working it! The full pink super moon in your sign on the 26th invites you to pause for some self-reflection. What has this past year been like for you? This is the night to journal, set up an altar, and reflect on your heart’s desire. If you can stop making work a priority in May and prioritize life instead, you will feel more like yourself.
Write all those goals down so you can visualize them more clearly, Sag, and know you got this. April will be all about your attitude toward work and joy found through productivity. May moves energy into your seventh house, and your romantic relationships and one-on-one partnerships thrive. May 26 is your power day with a super moon and total lunar eclipse in your sign. This moon charges you — there’s no stopping you now.
Sometimes you just need to take a break, industrious Capricorn, to find the rainbows amongst the April showers. Work may seem especially intense on the 16th and 28th, so try to slow down and take a look around. Energy in your fourth house of home and family will change your perspective. Creativity, especially in love, will have you feeling grounded. By the end of May, you will have a new outlook and renewed passion for projects.
If you feel you are coming down hard this spring from an Aquarian energy high , use your family and community to help soften the landing . Reconnect with any siblings or besties by April’s new moon on the 11th. Nature in your home will help create that sanctuary you seek, so fill a vase with flowers or splurge on a new plant. As planetary energy shifts into airy Gemini in May, pleasure will easily find you.
There is a flame burning inside you, Pisces, that knows its worth. Time to start getting paid for your craft. As Mars becomes square to Neptune on April 9, you could experience a bit of despair. Practice gratitude and don’t forget to breathe. Your psychic powers and prophetic dreams will activate as Jupiter enters your sign May 14. On May 25 and 26, you will radiate creative star energy and will not go unnoticed.
Cary Chandler Cary is a queer, bisexual astrologer and modern witch born in Salem, Massachusetts. Cary uses tarot, the moon phases, and the songs of Stevie Nicks to tap into star energy. Her familiar is a French Bulldog named Bert. Follow her on Instagram: @themoonis_out.