The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision
BY Christopher Harrity
April 18 2014 5:30 AM ET
Artist Doug Blanchard's series of 24 paintings depicting Jesus as a contemporary gay man in a modern city add a realistic backdrop to the emotional drama of the story. His work reimagines the dramatic events of Palm Sunday, the Last Supper, and Jesus' arrest, trial, crucifixion, and resurrection.
A book to be released later this year, The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision, includes Blanchard's paintings and text by Kittredge Cherry. The complete set of paintings will be exhibited as they are released daily to celebrate Holy Week on the blog JesusInLove.blogspot.com. You can also learn more about the author and the painter there, as well as find information on purchasing prints and other products.
Below and on the following pages are a selection of Blanchard's retelling of the Easter story.
Jesus Enters the City
- The Top 175 Essential Films of All Time for LGBT Viewers
- Ted Cruz and the Fallout for Fire Island
- Ethics Complaint Filed Against Texas AG Over Stance on Marriage Licenses
- Why These Four Justices Rejected Marriage Equality
- Here's How You Can Celebrate Trans Pride on Facebook, Too!
- The Marriage Equality Photo Seen Round the World