Sinister Wisdom 54: Lesbians and Religion

Lesbians & Religion

Sinister Wisdom 54: Lesbians & Religion: Questions of Faith and Community is a testament that religion is important in how we understand our connection with our families of origin and how we define not simply our sense of ethics, but our deepest sense of how-best-to-live as individuals and in community. The spiritual functions of religion overlap, interlock with the political often enough to make the difference between spirituality and religion on difficult distinction.

Creative Work By

Letta Simone-Neferti Neely
Juliana Pegues
Judith Berns
Barbara Ruth
Julia Malott
Winn Gilmore
Herlinda E. Arellano
Diane Anderson
Myke Johnson
Lisa Gray
Lisa Williams
S. Naomi Finkelstein
Rachel Rosen

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"Empowerment comes from ideas."

Gloria Anzaldúa

“And the metaphorical lenses we choose are crucial, having the power to magnify, create better focus, and correct our vision.”
― Charlene Carruthers

"Your silence will not protect you."

Audre Lorde

“It’s revolutionary to connect with love”
— Tourmaline

"Gender is the poetry each of us makes out of the language we are taught."

― Leslie Feinberg

“The problem with the use of language of Revolution without praxis is that it promises to change everything while keeping everything the same. “
— Leila Raven