Cassell's Encyclopedia of Queer Myth, Symbol, and Spirit: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Lore
Did you know that in medieval French folklore a person might change sex by passing under a rainbow? Or that same-sex unions have been celebrated by peoples of the ancient Mediterranean, Africa, China, and indigenous America? Or that Sappho, da Vinci, Emily Dickinson, Nijinsky, Benjamin Britten, Mishima, Adrienne Rich, Audre Lorde, Keith Haring, Boy George, and Derek Jarman number among those who have explored the spiritual dimension of gender and sexuality in their works? While the terms many of us employ today to identify ourselves - 'queer', 'lesbian', 'gay', 'bisexual', 'transgendered' - differ markedly from those of peoples of other times and places, we are nevertheless the bearers of a rich spiritual history that has been ignored or suppressed, a history encoded in sacred texts as well as in works of art, music, dance and other media. Drawing upon religion, mythology, folklore, anthropology, history and the arts, the Encyclopedia is a cornucopia of queer spirituality, containing over 1,500 alphabetically arranged entries from Aakulujjuusi to Zeus.
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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Lore Randy P. Conner, David Hatfield Sparks, Mariya Sparks. 15 CHRISTIANITY humor , joy , and resistance as exemplified by the archetypal image of the Clown . Building upon the clown or holy fool ...
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Lore Randy P. Conner, David Hatfield Sparks, Mariya Sparks ... Due to the miraculous fuidity of the phenomenon of possession , however , these anti - male and pro - lesbian sentiments may also be ...
While not lesbian - identified , another duo should be mentioned in this context due both to their drawing upon lesbian spiritual sources and their great popularity among lesbians as well as among queer men allied with the Radical ...
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Conner (Blossom of Bone: Reclaiming the Connections Between Homoeroticism and the Sacred, HarperCollins, 1993), ethnomusicologist David Sparks, and their daughter, Mariya Sparks, have written an ... Read full review