As we began our peculiar search for words, we soon found these phrases, which we later knew as verses from Federico García Lorca and his Ode to Walt Whitman. “Faeries of North America, Pájaros of Havana, Jotos of Mexico, Sarasas of Cadiz, Apios of Seville, Cancos of Madrid, Floras of Alicante, Adelaidas of Portugal” Faeries, […]
Justifying homophobia. “You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.” Leviticus 18:22 (New Revised Standard Version). When writing the article Bible and Homosexuality: word of God, we wanted to focus on the origin of terms such as “sodomite” and “homosexual”, which can be found in different versions of […]
We all have gender expression. And in most cases, the first time we stumbled upon our gender is at birth (or ultrasound scan) when we show our genitals, I am a girl, I am a boy. At that moment, everything on that day and at that place is supposed to be and will be a man or a woman, is sealed to us like a second skin.
The following article speaks about Moscas de Colores research initiated almost two years ago, following the publication of our Kalaallisut Gay and Lesbian Dictionary, name given to the language of the Inuit people of Greenland. Starting up with the study of the collected words and the intention of understanding them, we were following the thread till we reached surprising and important conclusions that we want to share with you in our eagerness to show how natural is the human sexual diversity and its features.
Kesser Vater is a term used in Germany to appoint lesbians. On many occasions it can be found translated into English as “Butch” and into Spanish as “Marimacho”, however these translations and explanations describe just a hint of the reality behind this expression.
This first chapter started a video series on the pink side and hidden of historic characters of the royal houses and the church, presented by Luis Martin.
In 382 of our era was released one of the most influential books in the history of humanity. A compendium of jewish and christian sacred texts, duly reviewed and approved by the Roman Curia. The bible, the biblical canon or the vulgate. From this moment the word of the christian god was one and, they always told us so, it clearly said that this god did not love homosexuals. Or this has been led to believe.
Gender, transgender, transsexuality, intersexuality, bisexuality, homosexuality, identity… Over the last century we have expanded our vocabulary as our understanding of sexual diversity has grown, and with this new vocabulary we have been writing a discourse that seeks to situate and explain each of the multiple manifestations of that diversity.
Behaviors, attitudes and sexual tendencies of people have been seen and understood in many different ways depending on the culture or the time, and with that I am referring not only to sex between same sex people but everything that belongs to the sphere of human sexuality. The idea of a general and absolute rejection of any type of sexual contact between persons of the same sex is totally false and only understood from the Judeo-Christian perspective of the last millennium where all sexual behavior must be controlled and often suppressed or annulled.