Sunday, 5 February 2017

C of E college apologises for students' attempt to 'queer evening prayer'

quote [ Westcott House in Cambridge says LGBT service liturgy that referred to God as ‘the Duchess’ was hugely regrettable ]

I mean, I'm no Christian, but how was this ever not going to be seen as bad taste?
Still, points for trying I suppose.

And regarding Polari, a repost of this video from (I think) old SE:

How gay men used to speak - A short film in Polari

cos it's good
[NSFW] [religion & spirituality] [+3 WTF]
[by Spyike@4:32pmGMT]


lilmookieesquire said @ 5:18pm GMT on 5th Feb
"The college hoped “to make a creative contribution to setting a different tone for the debate on human sexuality in the church. But this was not it,” he said."

Oh that's kind of nice...

"A prayer referred to the “Fantabulosa fairy” and ended: “Praise ye the Duchess. The Duchess’s name be praised.” Psalm 19 was reworded to refer to “O Duchess, my butchness”."

What the fuck? It's like getting the keys to borrow a car and instantly driving it into a 7-11.
foobar said @ 7:45pm GMT on 5th Feb [Score:1 Interesting]
It was in Polari.
lilmookieesquire said @ 5:09am GMT on 6th Feb
I know they said polari but I didn't know it was a thing.
Spyike said @ 7:37pm GMT on 5th Feb
0 to 60 mph (men-per-hour) in under 5 words

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