Many of the revolutionary women in my Holy Women Icons Projectidentify as queer in some way. Many are emboldening straight allies. And there are many whose sexuality we know nothing about. When it comes to some of the women in scripture, reading their stories through the lens of queer theory, or “queering” their stories, brings to light often overlooked elements of their narratives.
This work can affirm, welcome, and empower queer folks when many churches still use the Bible as a bludgeon to exclude us.
Source: Believe Out Loud