“God made Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve” the backward heteros would tease at school, well we guess it depends which teachings you’re readings. A church in Sweden, for example, has swapped out the OG sinners with a gay couple in an LGBT+ inclusive painting. Oh, and the serpent is trans.

Paradise, created by lesbian artist Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin, back in 2012, was inspired by a desire to portray that LGBT people deserve a place in heaven, not hell. The gays are seen wearing nothing more than fig leaves in the Garden of Eden; much like scenes we’ve witnessed on Hampstead Heath.

OUT writes: Wallin originally tried to donate the work to the Skara Cathedral in Sweden, which at the time was preparing to conduct the first same-sex wedding in its 1,000-year history. According to reports at the time, Wallin said she “wanted to test if the Church of Sweden was as gay-friendly as it claimed to be” following its 2009 support for same-sex marriage. The gift was declined by Skara Cathedral, which alleged it was “about political activism and not faith.”

Meanwhile, St. Paul’s church announced they were “happy and proud” to home the artwork.

“It is with pride and joy that we receive Paradise in St Paul’s Church. We need images that open up for greater inclusion and identification in the church,” St. Paul’s said in a statement. “We are grateful to Elisabeth’s artistry, which enables us to build a credible church that shows that we all, regardless of who we love and identify as, are accommodated in Paradise.”

Yas! Why stop there? We can’t see any reason why Jesus couldn’t turn water into poppers, and use a single quiche to feed the five thousand.

Her other controversial pieces of art include the disciples being replaced by drag queens; when you’ve got the Last Supper at 6pm and a kiki at 8pm.

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