P. Sufenas Virius Lupus

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P. Sufenas Virius Lupus is a metagender person, and was one of the founders of several groups in the modern Antinoan spirituality movements. E practices a queer, Graeco-Roman-Egyptian syncretist reconstructionist polytheistic form of religious devotion dedicated to Antinous, the deified lover of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, and related Deities and divine figures. E was a contributing member of the Neos Alexandria group, and is also a practicing Celtic Reconstructionist pagan in the traditions of gentlidecht and filidecht, as well as having Romano-British, Welsh, and Gaulish deity devotions. Lupus is also dedicated to several land spirits around the area of North Puget Sound and its islands. Lupus’ work (poetry, fiction, and essays) has appeared in a number of Bibliotheca Alexandrina devotional volumes, as well as Ruby Sara’s anthologies Datura (2010) and Mandragora (2012), Inanna Gabriel and C. Bryan Brown’s Etched Offerings (2011), Lee Harrington’s Spirit of Desire: Personal Explorations of Sacred Kink (2010), Galina Krasskova’s When the Lion Roars (2011), Crystal Blanton, Taylor Ellwood, and Brandy Williams’ Bringing Race to the Table (2015), and Tara Miller’s Rooted in the Body, Seeking the Soul (2013). Lupus has also written several full-length books, including The Phillupic Hymns (2008), The Syncretisms of Antinous (2010), Devotio Antinoo: The Doctor’s Notes, Volume One (2011), All-Soul, All-Body, All-Love, All-Power: A TransMythology (2012), and A Garland for Polydeukion (2012), Ephesia Grammata: Ancient History and Modern Practice (2014), and The Antinoan Mysteries: The Founding, Fate, Failure, Fall, and Finish of a Modern Mystery Cult (2016), with more on the way.