Monthly Archives: May 2011

Joan of Arc: Cross-dressing Martyr

Among all the multitude of queer saints,  Joan of Arc is one of the most important. In her notorious martyrdom for heresy (a charge which in historical context included reference to her cross-dressing and defiance of socially approved gender roles),…

A Broken Church, and the Return from Emmaus.

The Gospel reading for today, the third Sunday of Easter, is Luke’s familiar telling of two disciples’ journey to Emmaus. Michael B Kelly has used an interpretation of this story to draw an important lesson for lesbians and gay men…