Video of a slam poetry performance by a twenty-year-old University of North Carolina drama student is going viral, with nearly 70, views on YouTube. Darrow says the idea began eighteen months ago when he wondered, what if God were gay? He then examined Biblical passages to explore how the church should view the gay community. The poem is a dynamic work of gay liberation theology. The most powerful moment comes when Darrow interprets the classic Biblical story of Moses and the burning bush.
A place to start : toward an unapologetic gay liberation theology
GAY TRUTH: Liberation Theology re-interprets what the Bible condemns - homosexuality
ISBN 13: 9780930383152
Loving the Body pp Cite as. The internalization of dark skin as ugly and in need of lightening; coarse hair texture as bad and in need of straightening; writhing Black bodies as nasty and in need of saving; sexual attitudes as dirty and in need of purifying; Black sexual longings as uncontrollable evil and in need of taming; and sex talk as inappropriate and in need of silencing, have made it difficult for Black people to love their bodies and contributed to an understanding of their own sexual expression as nasty. Negative associations about Black sexuality are familiar to both Anglo and African Americans. European Americans wielded their power to brand Black sexuality as everything having to do with badness: African peoples were understood to be oversexed, to have animalistic large genitals and to be characterized by predatory sexual behavior.
Queer theology is a theological method that has developed out of the philosophical approach of queer theory , built upon scholars such as Michel Foucault , Gayle Rubin , Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick , and Judith Butler. Later the two would merge to become the more inclusive term of queer theology. The term queer can be understood within queer theory as encompassing one of three meanings: as an umbrella term, as transgressive action, and as erasing boundaries. Building upon these three meanings of queer , queer theology can be understood as: .