Kenyan, Christian, Queer: Religion, LGBT Activism, and Arts of Resistance in Africa (2019)
Author(s): Adriaan van Klinken
Amazon UK: Kenyan, Christian, Queer
Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming
Genre(s): Contemporary Christian practice and experience and Studies in Religion
Topic(s): African Christianity, Arts and crafts, LGBT+ activism, and Queer theology
Especially suitable for: Academics and Activists
Kenyan, Christian, Queer presents four case studies of grassroots LGBT activism through artistic expression. They show how queer Kenyans are using Christian ideas, texts, symbols and practices to transform black African identities and Christian faith. This book was a major focus of the American Academy of Religion’s 2019 annual meeting. The author is associate professor of Religion and African Studies at the University of Leeds.
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