Metro Weekly

Sisters Act: Meet the D.C. order of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

They're here, they're queer, and D.C. is getting used to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and their "drag activism"

Senior Novice Sister Joy! Totheworld -- Photo by Julian Vankim
Senior Novice Sister Joy! Totheworld — Photography by Julian Vankim

 

Senior Novice Sister Joy! Totheworld

“I have a loving and joyful heart, and I try to spread warmth and magic in all of my encounters. Come and say hi!”

What inspired you to join?

“I see the Sisters’ commitment to ‘raising fun, raising funds, and raising hell’ as a way to promote social justice, raise consciousness, and give back to the community.”

Have you ever been involved in activism before?

“I have been involved in safer sex education and HIV prevention work since the early 1990s.”

What’s your catchphrase?

“Everyone needs a little joy in their life!”

 

Support Metro Weekly’s Journalism

These are challenging times for news organizations. And yet it’s crucial we stay active and provide vital resources and information to both our local readers and the world. So won’t you please take a moment and consider supporting Metro Weekly with a membership? For as little as $5 a month, you can help ensure Metro Weekly magazine and MetroWeekly.com remain free, viable resources as we provide the best, most diverse, culturally-resonant LGBTQ coverage in both the D.C. region and around the world. Memberships come with exclusive perks and discounts, your own personal digital delivery of each week’s magazine (and an archive), access to our Member's Lounge when it launches this fall, and exclusive members-only items like Metro Weekly Membership Mugs and Tote Bags! Check out all our membership levels here and please join us today!

Doug Rule covers the arts, theater, music, food, nightlife and culture as contributing editor for Metro Weekly. Follow him on Twitter @ruleonwriting.

Leave a Comment: