Everything is Connected—
An evening of stories—most true, many weird
Friday April 15, 2016 7 PM
First Church in Middletown, CT at 190 Court Street in The Sanctuary
FREE! Co-sponsored by Wesleyan Religion Department & South Church
For the past decade, Peterson Toscano has dug deeply into the intersection of faith and queer culture, coming up with pieces that are incisive, explanatory, thoughtful, kind to all parties, and moving. He has paired these performances with lectures and discussions that draw in viewers of all sorts of backgrounds, getting them to truly engage with the material.
Through the lens of relatable, endearing and hilarious characters we found ourselves considering the intersections between LGBTQ justice and climate change, what we can learn from the LGBTQ struggle for justice and the infinite resources available to us through these relationships.
A brilliant theologian and playwright, the work of Peterson Toscano not only shifted my own connection to biblical texts, but helped me reimagine how working within communities of faith might be possible. A necessary artist to know for LGBTQ activists, environmentalists, faith leaders and humans everywhere.
Want a sample? Check out these clips from Peterson’s Climate Stew Show.