photo of the day 6/11/2011 -photo © Mark I Chester
male identified lesbian in the ritual process of putting on a tallis. At this point in the prayer the tallis literally envelops the person saying the prayer. But the leather gloves indicate that this is not just a normal religious act, but one that combines the ritual identity and the sexual identity into one.
For those who don't know, a tallis is a ritual prayer shawl worn by observant jews during some services and other religious observances..