Some years ago I read an article explaining briefly what g0y men were. Even though I thought homoerotic relationships between heterosexual boys were more common than it is supposed, it surprised me. Wow! This word remained a pending entry in our LGBT Glossary until now, when the time has come to devote the g0y issue […]
How many people are gay? 1 in 10? The idea that one in ten people is homosexual is perhaps one of the most known and recurring “myths” about homosexuality. It has become part of our imaginary, and despite having been strongly protested by certain “conservative” groups and by the every-so-often appearance of new surveys, reports […]
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.
Transparent, understood trans-parent, is a television series that grabs you from the first chapter, perhaps because it shows the impact on a family, when the pater and also grandfather, Mr. Pfefferman, comes out. After wander in the wilderness and gather his courage later, changes his wardrobe and his name, from Mort to Maura, and says here I am.
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.
Some time ago, began circulating through the networks the news about people’s sexual orientation could be known by measuring the pupil dilation. The news seemed interesting, but each of the links provided the same information and it did not report too much. As you know, in Moscas de Colores, we are very interested in any scientific information on sexual diversity in any of its aspects, so this news needed more detail to know if it was true or not and, in the second case, find out what was behind so much headline. That’s why we visited the website of the Cornell University (US) to look for that study and to see what we found.
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.
The fight for the recognition of sexual diversity has required 200 years to get their first fruits in legislation. However, once achieved equal rights, we must continue working to get full social equality for the purpose of this equality in rights spread across the globe, stay in time and make a happier humanity. For this, it is necessary to know sexuality in an accurate way and in all its breadth, and that this knowledge flow to strip the opinions of prejudice that humanity drags since the emergence of monotheistic religions, without well knowing the reason. A good way to do it is by compared sexuality. How is sexuality in the rest of the animal kingdom? How is sexuality in other human societies?