From Faculty & Friends: Andrew Harvey

How would you explain the term “queer dharma”?

I think queer dharma is best expressed as the edgy, radical application of the laws of divine love to real action in reality, so as to change all existing structures and institutions to reflect a true clarity of the human experience.

How does the experience of queerness inform your approach to contemplative practice?  

Being queer has made me understand at the deepest level that contemplative practice is not for private liberation alone. It is to make you wise, brave, strong, passionate, and compassionate enough to stand up for justice and for those who do not have a voice. For me, being queer has been a direct door into what I call sacred activism. Because as a queer man, I have felt the

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