Queer Epiphany: Three kings or three queens?

Queer Epiphany: Three kings or three queens?

Reimagining the three kings as queer or female gives fresh meaning to Epiphany, a holiday celebrating the visit of the Magi to the baby Jesus. It is observed on Jan. 6. The word “epiphany” also refers to a sudden, intuitive perception. By looking at the Bible and...
Queer Nativity scenes show love makes a family

Queer Nativity scenes show love makes a family

Controversy erupts over a queer Nativity scene every year at Christmastime. In 2017 the debate focuses on a semi-naked man in a Vatican Nativity and two pink-robed Josephs set up as lawn ornaments with the baby Jesus in a Los Angeles yard. Critics attacked the gay...
Advent: Waiting for the queer face of God

Advent: Waiting for the queer face of God

Advent celebrates the mystery of the Word made flesh — an important concept in queer spirituality. LGBTQ people and allies are creating new ways to honor Advent, the time of expectant waiting for Christ’s birth starting four Sundays before Christmas. “This...