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 Christianity – including St. Paul, Augustine, etc. – promoted sexuality as a bad thing at the same time they were …

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 though this is not something that he would have known about himself at the time. Many homophobic and misogynistic people …