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True Blood: Queer Mystics

True Blood: Queer Mystics
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In the dominant Western culture, the roles of transgendered, extremely feminine and homosexual men have been downplayed and marginalized, but in many cultures, those men who did not conform to traditionally masculine archetypes were actually treasured as a magical link to the spirit world.

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I totally expect Jesus to die channeling some nasty demon to try and save Lafayette.

09/08/2011
Sandra O'Briant  

Not just in pre-Columbian times. We'wha was a Zuni shaman invited to Washington in 1898. The anthropologist who arranged the visit thought We'wha was female. He wasn't. His tribe considered him gifted with two spirits male/female.

09/09/2011

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