BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: Lesbian Love Addiction

Hi everybody, As you may have heard, my book Lesbian Love Addiction: Understanding the Urge to Merge and How to Heal When Things Go Wrong is working its way towards its release this November! You can find more information about my book

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Prejudices and Christianity

We can finish up the discussion of LGBT history and myth by summarizing the influence that the founding fathers of Christianity had on western civilization and how that influence remains a part of our lives today. The founding fathers of

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Convent Women

Around 30 C.E., there was a woman in Konya, Turkey who, as was normative for her gender at the time, was socially repressed; although she’s known for ultimately becoming a Christian heroine, her story may be viewed through a lesbian

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Augustine (Part 2)

Continuing to look at Augustine, we can discuss a significant component about him, aside from the fact that he had many issues revolving around sex and lust, and how he believed the latter to be the worst of the seven

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Augustine (Part 1)

Moving forward from St. Paul, we can talk about another founding father of Christianity, Augustine. He lived around 330 C.E. and, although very influential later in his life, was initially a “partier,” as modern lexicon would have it. This lifestyle

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Saint Paul

An important figure concerning LGBT history is Saint Paul, who unfortunately took to the beliefs that sex, women, and same sex eros were all bad. Thus, he spread his homophobic and misogynistic messages and beliefs throughout the Roman Empire, even

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Advent of Christianity (Part 2)

Continuing to talk about western civilization and how its formation is related to heterosexism is important in understanding LGBT history. The formation of western civilization is very much tied to phobias such as homophobia, biphobia, and lesbianphobia, as well as

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Advent of Christianity (Part 1)

The Roman Empire was in power for roughly eight hundred years as a war-oriented, violent, and brutal empire, not to mention misogynistic and homophobic. Although the Roman Empire ruled for so long with this kind of mindset, there was some

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Inanna

This video discusses Inanna who was a mythic goddess from the Mesopotamia in what is now referred to as Indo-Europe. She flourished in a time way before western civilization, as we know it, took over, in an era of goddess

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Enheduanna

Enheduanna is a historical LGBT figure who lived around 2300 B.C. Born into a prominent family with a father as a king, Enheduanna was a priestess during an era in which goddesses were worshiped. What makes her well known today

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Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it -Rumi