All Saints painting by Fra Angelico

Queer Saints and Martyrs

Queer Saints and Martyrs: A compendium of gay- and transgender-identified saints and martyrs in Christian history. Drawn from the Calendar of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Saints compiled by Paul Halsall. Click the links for biographical notes.

Feast DaySaint(s) / Martyr(s)
January 5Saint Apollinaria/Dorotheos
January 9Saints Polyeuctus and Nearchus, martyrs
January 12Saint Aelred of Rievaulx, abbot
January 20Saint Sebastian, martyr
February 11Saint Euphrosyne/Smaragdus
February 12Saint Mary/Marinos of Alexandria
March 7Saints Perpetua and Felicity, martyrs
March 10Saint Anastasia the Patrician of Alexandria
March 15Saint Longinus the Centurion
April 20Saint Hildegonde of Neuss
April 21Saint Anselm of Canterbury, Archbishop
April 23Saint George the Dragon Slayer
May 8Julian of Norwich, mystic
May 20Alcuin of Tours
May 30Saint Joan of Arc
June 22Saint Paulinus of Nola, bishop
June 29Saint Paul the Apostle
July 17Saint Marina/os of Antioch (a.k.a. Margaret the Virgin)
July 20Saint Marina/Marinos of Sicily
July 20Saint Wilgefortis
July 21Daniel the Prophet
July 21Saints Simeon of Emesa and John
August 11 Cardinal John Henry Newman
August 28 Saint Augustine of Hippo, bishop
September 11Saint Theodora/Theodoros of Alexandria
September 21Saint Edward II, King of England
September 23Saint Thekla of Iconium
October 7 Saints Sergius and Bacchus, martyrs
October 8Saint Pelagia/os the Penitent
October 9Saint Athanasia/Athanasios of Antioch
October 29Saint Anna/Euphemianos of Constantinople
November 1All Saints
November 9Saint Matrona/Babylas of Perge
December 14Saint Venantius Fortunatus, bishop
December 14Saint John of the Cross
December 17The Three Young Men
December 20Ruth and Naomi
December 24Saint Eugenia/Eugenios of Alexandria
December 24Saints Protus and Hyacinth, martyrs
December 27Saint John the Evangelist
December 29David the Prophet and Jonathan, his lover

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