Mini Myth: The Olympians Put the B in LGBTQ+, A Pride Compendium
07.09.2019 - By Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast
Pride month is over, but we're not done yet! This episode covers a number of stories featuring LGBTQ characters including Dionysus, Pan, and Hermaphroditus.
CW/TW: A general mythology warning: far too many Greek myths involve assaulting women. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing.
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Sources: Theoi.com, Ovid's Metamorphoses translated by Allen Mandelbaum, Robert Graves' The Greek Myths, and Apollodorus' Library of Greek Mythology.
All songs used are clips from by Lee Rosevere: “More On That Later”, ”Not Alone", "How I Used to See the Stars", "Night Caves", "The Nightmare", and/or "What's Behind the Door" from Music for Podcasts. All are copyright of the artist and licensed under Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0 License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/; music from the artist found here: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/.
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