The Gospel of Candy Darling
In church you might not hear too many transgender stories. Christian history does tend to erase them.
I pick up the published journal of a legendary performer in New York in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and what do I find? “I ask for spiritual enlightenment,” she writes. Or jotting:
“ask holy spirit to breath into you
Do what you can because there are many things that need doing.