Sappho of Greek Mythology

The term “lesbian” comes from the name of the Greek island Sappho lived on around 570-600 B.C. named Lesbos. On this island, Sappho had a school where she taught and informed many women how to do different things of importance. One of the things Sappho is most known for her is poetry; she was a very gifted writer whose poetry …

Zeus of Greek Mythology

Zeus figured prominently in Greek mythology; being the god of all gods, he was head of everything and fathered a plethora of gods and goddesses alike. It’s well known and documented that Zeus had female lovers – when we learn about Zeus and Greek mythology, we’re probably told a lot about the many female lovers and wives he had. It’s …

Lilith of Mesopotamian Mythology (Part 2)

We can explore the story of Adam and Eve from the Old Testament to see the message that it sends to women and society as a whole; the myth that we’ve heard for thousands of years is that women were taken from the rib of a man and that woman was created by God in order to give Adam a …

Interview with JD Fuller: Multiculturalism and LGBT

Here is my latest video – an interview with my colleague JD Fuller regarding the LGBT community and its many facets such as heteronormativity and multiculturalism. We got a chance to discuss sexual identity and how it’s tied to racism and a patriarchal society. In the video we also talk about individuation and the difficulty that accompanies coming out. If …