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Queer Christ

Controversial Gay Jesus Attacked and Labeled as Blasphemy

Kittredge Cherry | Posted 05.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Kittredge Cherry

Jesus arrives as a gay man of today in a modern city with "The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision," a controversial series of paintings. The paintings and the new book that I wrote about them have been attacked as blasphemy by conservative Christians. But we refuse to concede Jesus to those who act like they own the copyright on Christ, then use him as a weapon to dominate others.

Rainbow Christ Prayer Honors LGBT Spirituality

Kittredge Cherry | Posted 08.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Kittredge Cherry

I wrote the following Rainbow Christ Payer with gay theologian Patrick Cheng for LGBT Pride Month. The prayer matches the colors of the rainbow flag with the seven models of the queer Christ. Each color also corresponds with a universal spiritual principle in LGBT history and culture.

Queer Christ Arises To Liberate And Heal

Kittredge Cherry | Posted 06.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Kittredge Cherry

There is black Jesus, Asian Jesus, female "Christa," and now queer Jesus to set people free and heal some of the damage done in Christ's name. Many, including me, see the queer Christ Jesus as a blessing that builds faith by embodying God's wildly inclusive love for all.

Radical Love: Why Christianity Is A Queer Religion

Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D. | Posted 05.29.2011 | Religion
Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D.

There are many people, both on the right and on the left, who claim that Christianity is incompatible with queerness. I strongly disagree. In fact, I am convinced that Christianity, at its very core, is a queer religion.