Best of Eric Cervini: Divine Trans Priests
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For more on the Galli, see:
Lynn E. Roller, In Search of God the Mother: The Cult of Anatolian Cybele (Berkeley: UC Press, 1999).
Siobhan Ball, “The Chill Roman Priests Who Worshipped a Goddess and Castrated Themselves,” VICE.
ABOUT DR. ERIC CERVINI: He is an award-winning historian of LGBTQ+ politics and culture. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Gates Scholar.
As an authority on 1960s gay activism, Cervini serves on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Gender and Sexuality Caucus and on the Board of Advisors of the Mattachine Society of Washington, D.C., a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation of gay American history. His award-winning digital exhibitions have been featured in Harvard’s Rudenstine Gallery, and he has presented his research to audiences across America and the United Kingdom.
He lives in Los Angeles with his two plants, Coco Montrese and Fig O’Hara.
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