The Indiana Crossroads Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization based in Lafayette, Indiana. The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence® is a leading-edge Order of LGBTQ+ nuns. Since our first appearance in San Francisco on Easter Sunday, 1979, the Sisters have devoted ourselves to community service and outreach to those on the edges of society, and to promoting human rights, respect for diversity and spiritual enlightenment. We believe all people have a right to express their unique joy and beauty and we use humor and irreverent wit to expose the forces of bigotry, complacency and guilt that chain the human spirit. We are dedicated to service, advocacy, social justice, safer sex education, ending HIV, and raising funds for causes in our community.
The Indiana Crossroads Sisters (ICS) have adopted the “It Takes a Village” approach to raising our members. We do not appoint a Mistress of Novices. Instead, it is every Fully Professed Members responsibility to teach, educate, share, inspire, develop, encourage, assist and make every new member feel welcome and comfortable throughout their Sister-journey. An individual Sister may not have all of the answers, but collectively we believe we share the talent, strength, knowledge, JOY, creativity, and love to cultivate a strong community of 21st Century drag nuns in the heartland of Indiana. Together we can resolve differences, restore wounds, help those in need, share successes as well as failures, and overcome obstacles we may encounter during the pursuit of our mission. We are determined to work through consensus and a foundation of open dialogue. We are centered in JOY.
All are welcome to join us in this mission.
What We Do
We are dedicated to service, advocacy, social justice, safer sex education and awareness, ending HIV stigma and working for an end to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and raising much needed funds for critical causes in and around our community. Using humor, wit, and wisdom, we expose the forces of bigotry and guilt that chain the human spirit.
As we all continue to learn and develop, we are thankful for the sisterhood and support we have received from our founder, Sister Nova Aggra, our wise and fabulous CoMoms Sister Unity and Sister Faegala, our dear Sisters with whom we have manifested across the Midwest and Europe, and the community members who we love, support, and support us in turn <3