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What’s Your May Horoscope?

by BUST Magazine

Need some guidance heading into May and June?  Our astrologer Lisa Stardust has your back!




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(April 20 to May 20)
Others will pay tribute to your tenacity in May and June. The new moon on May 4 and Venus’ alignment with your Sun will give your charisma major oomph, allowing you to embrace your inner Cookie Lyon. Your normally fierce and productive attitude will be heightened by the new moon on June 3, followed by Venus’ ingress on June 8, squashing your insecurities. 


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(May 21 to June 20)
It’s time to let loose, Gem! Just like your fellow twin, Marilyn Monroe, all eyes will be on you May 21 when planetary ruler, Mercury, connects with your Sun the same day as your solar return. Bring the best gift of all—yourself—to the party on June 16 to celebrate your glamour and sex appeal.

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(June 21 to July 22)
The earthy new moon on May 4 will have you feeling as kick-ass as Sandra Oh in Killing Eve, but it may come at a cost. You’ll be crushing it in all areas of life, but your relationships could feel the sting of jealousy on May 9, due to Venus and Pluto’s cosmic clash. Luckily, your solar return will help you bounce back quickly.

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(July 23 to Aug. 22)
You’ll be primed to take the chance of a lifetime on June 16 when lucky Jupiter and dreamy Neptune connect. Get ready to go all in on the biggest bet of all—yourself. Evoke Midge Maisel and seek out adventure, freedom, and passion to ignite your professional dreams. Embrace your aspirations, sexuality, and charisma. If you gamble on your future, you may win big.

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(Aug. 23 to Sept. 22)
Mars’ entrance into the networking sector of your chart May 15 motivates your drive for success, boosted by the Sun’s position on May 21. June 16 brings confusion around existing commitments, with no thanks to Jupiter and Neptune’s wishy-washiness around love and romance. You will feel extra glamorous on June 21; like Virgo queen Beyoncé, your high confidence will enable you to rub elbows with the rich and the famous.


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(Sept. 23 to Oct. 22)
You’ll be feeling extra kink-curious in early May, thanks to the new moon on May 4 and Venus’ forward movement on May 15. If you’re already an old hand, perhaps it’s time to explore some new grooves. The Sun’s ingress on May 21 will make it easy for you to openly discuss your newfound sexual desires, perhaps even getting involved in online discussions about sexual freedom.



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(Oct. 23 to Nov. 21)May’s lunar vibe will push you to cultivate new relationships, courtesy of May 4’s new moon. Look into joining a moon circle, online or IRL, around June 3. There you’ll find a safe place to discuss gender issues, menstrual cramps, relationship hang-ups, fears, and sexism with witchily-inclined peers. Expressing your emotions may be hard, but you will find your crew to be trustworthy. 


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(Nov. 22 to Dec. 21)
The theme of May and June is work, work, work, work, work (with respect to Rihanna). Connecting with colleagues in May will boost your career vibes and earning potential, possibly resulting in a sweet raise by June. Keep your boundaries firm when it comes to coworkers, but don’t be afraid to inspire those around you, especially when office morale takes a dive.


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(Dec. 22 to Jan. 19)
Dedicate your time to helping others in May through volunteering—might we suggest Planned Parenthood or something similar? It could turn into a real passion project, and although service is its own reward, it could also lead to a budding flirtation with a likeminded individual on June 4. Mercury will boost your confidence throughout June, helping you achieve the career and relationship of your dreams. 


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(Jan. 20 to Feb. 18)
An unsavory sexist comment on social media pushes you to take a stand to defend yourself and throw low-key shade at an unjust cause. Channel your inner Courtney Love and clap back on the full moon May 18. Your friends will come to your aid May 21 through June 16, allowing you to feel extra supported by your crew. 


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(Feb. 19 to Mar. 20)
May 9 brings higher-minded activities to the forefront of your mind, encouraging a spiritual makeover and transformation under the new moon June 3. Your spirit will be flying high throughout June, but June 21 will have you feeling extra edgy and ready to take on the night in latex and sky-high heels. Yes, Pisces, you’re definitely no wallflower. 

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(March 21 to April 19)
It’s time to get your groove on! The new moon on May 4 and Mars’ shift into your house of adventure will inspire you to take a leap of faith when it comes to your latest crush. June 16 is high time to express your desires within relationships and even plan a magical rendezvous with your beau, thanks to Jupiter and Neptune’s positions in the sky.




By Lisa Stardust
Illustrations by Camille Chew


This piece originally appeared in the May/June 2019 print edition of BUST Magazine. Subscribe today!



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