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Queer Freakazoid Liberator Goddess: Dionysus for the 21st Century

You’ve probably heard of Dionysus, an Olympian god with a reputation for being a badass. What you didn’t know about him, however, is that he’s also your new androgynous goddess, ready to liberate all who grace his presence through the power of dance, ritual, magic, and music. When I happened upon Zak Plum’s forthcoming graphic novel Rites of Dionysus, I became fascinated by his contemporary interpretation of myth making and ritual practices.