Wilcox, Melissa M., 1972-

Queer nuns : religion, activism, and serious parody / Melissa M. Wilcox. - New York, NY : NYU Press, 2018. - 288 p. : ill. ; 23 cm - Sexual cultures .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Modern-day badass drag queen superhero nuns" -- "It was like this asteroid belt": the origins and growth of the sisters -- "We are nuns, silly!": serious parody as activism -- "A sacred, powerful woman": complicating gender -- "Sister outsiders": navigating whiteness -- "A secular nun": serious parody and the sacred -- New world order? -- Blooper reel -- Studying the sisters.

9781479864133 1479864137 9781479820368 1479820369

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Homosexuality--Political aspects--Christianity.
Gay activists.
Gay liberation movement.
Parody.

BR115.H6 / W5425 2018

306.76/6

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