Category: Let’s Be Perfectly Queer

Queer love in art transcends time and place

There is no doubt that Gustav Klimt’s “The Kiss” and Sandro Botticelli’s “The Birth of Venus” are iconic portrayals of love, desire and sexuality, but they are far from the only ones. Unfortunately, our current art historical canon prioritizes narratives from white, male, cisgender and straight artists, portraying themes that thus align with the experiences [...]

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Why the Jewish high holidays offer a perfect queer, religious intersection | Let’s Be Perfectly Queer

(Unsplash/Lavi Perchik) When one hears “religious holiday,” the first word to enter their mind is not typically “queer.” However, as a bisexual, queer Jew from a queer household, the Jewish high holidays have always felt like a unique way to connect to one’s LGBTQIA+ identity, spirit, body and space.  The high holidays begin with Rosh [...]

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