Issues for astrologers with online payment gateways

Recently some members who use Stripe have been advised by Stripe that their accounts are being closed due to astrology being categorised as a restricted business. Stripe has somehow placed astrology in a category of high-risk businesses, along with many others including bankruptcy lawyers,  computer technical support, travel reservation

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Call for Steering Committee Members

As Saturn makes its ingress back into Capricorn we are excited to announce new leadership opportunities with two open seats on the AFAN Steering Committee (SC). We are seeking energetic, creative, and community-minded candidates who are interested in making a difference in the astrological community.

AFAN has a long and

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Should white astrologers talk about the riots?

This article is written by AFAN member Deon Mitchell who originally published it on their website and kindly gave us permission to repost here. Click here to view the original. 
Firstly, I do not consider myself an authority on astrology with regards to #BlackLivesMatter, struggles for Black liberation, and other

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Retrograde Planets

Retrograde Planets

by Glenn Mitchell
Due to the concentric orbits of the planets around the Sun, it sometimes appears from our vantage point on Earth that a planet is moving backwards in the zodiac. This is a condition called “retrograde.” A retrograde planet is at its closest to the Earth, at its

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Remembering Noel Tyl

Remembering Noel Tyl

Noel Tyl – The Passing of a Legend in Astrology
by Basil Fearrington
Noel Jan Tyl was born on December 31st, 1936, at 3:57 pm EST in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He left his body on December 31, 2019 at 11:11 AM in Arizona, as a result of Lewy Body Dementia

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October 2019 Town Hall: Mentorship!

Our next monthly town hall meeting is coming up! Join us on October 24th at 6:30pm Pacific via Zoom to talk about our mentoring program! This program is a unique AFAN offering that connects seasoned astrologers with those of all experience levels for camaraderie, support, and coaching in a structured

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Media Watch Monday: 23 September, 2019

While astrology wasn’t the main topic of the August 30th episode of History Channel’s Ancient Aliens, Hellenistic astrologer Chris Brennan was able to share briefly about the theory and background of Hellenistic astrology. The episode focuses on architectural features of ancient civilizations whose astronomical and astrological correspondences could only be

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September 2019 Town Hall Meeting

 
Come find your people at AFAN’s monthly virtual town hall meetings! Astrologers from around the globe join together to talk shop and hear about ways to connect with other astrologers, expand their networks, and raise the profile of astrology in their local communities and abroad.
This month, we’re talking

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Media Watch Monday: 26 August 2019

“Why do different cultures see such similar meanings in the stars?”

Cultural anthropologists Simon Cropper, Charles Kemp, Daniel R. Little, and Duane W. Hamacher share an exciting vision for their research into why different cultures have seen similar meanings in the stars throughout time and

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