God is a Drag Queen

Jackson Campbell
3 min readOct 10, 2023

Photo by BETZY AROSEMENA on Unsplash

Ifyou grew up in any church ever (or not), you have heard of God being spoken of as a man. He/Him pronouns are used. God is described as masculine. Power and Dominion is historically attached to the Male body, so God has a Male body. Most translations of the Bible use He/Him pronouns. It’s everywhere. Even in “progressive” or “liberal” churches, God is still mostly a dude.

I think we’ve been wrong this whole time. I think God is a drag queen. Don’t “x” off the article just yet. I promise I have a good argument to defend my case.

First, what is drag?

“Drag is a form of art evolving gender-bending where a person dresses in more exaggerated clothing and makeup that teases the idea of strict gender roles. Though drag is mainly for performing and entertainment purposes, it is also used for gender expression and celebrating LGBTQ+ pride.”

So, God’s a Queer, gender-bending entertainer?

Well, this is where I crack open and dust off the ole Good Book. In the Bible, it says that “Humankind was created as God’s reflection:
in the divine image God created them;
female, male, (and everything in between), God made them.” That’s in Genesis. Right smack in the beginning of the damn thing. How did we miss it? God told…