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Good Habits to Hang Onto

Sr. Soami (pronounced: so-am-i), formerly known as Sr. Missionary Position, was one of the four founding mothers of this venerable order in the queer community of San Francisco in 1979. On the occasion of the Order’s tenth anniversary he altered his name to Sr. Missionary P. DeLight, in honor of the first Sr. Missionary Delight/John Glorioso who had just died of AIDS in Baltimore. In 2002 he honored another deceased brother and AIDS activist, David Baker/Beautiful Dove with the adoption of his new name, Sr. Iamosama DeLite, the Sodomite of the Most Holy and Beautiful Dove, Rumi Sufi Heart Now, or for short, just Sr. Soami. So who are the Sisters, Sr. Soami?