I haven’t spoken about sexual positivity in a while. But, while I was at the convention, a short discussion with someone brought up the situation that makes me want to talk about it for a bit. 1,791 more words
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Berdache is an incorrect name used by the French explorers and referred to indigenous men and women that behaved and dressed like the opposite sex. However, these “third sex” roles were widely respected amongst their own indigenous community, and often times implied an elevated, respected, and religious positions within their culture, such as shamans (Bronski, 3).