Martyring the Maneaters, Matriarchs and Monsters in Patriarchal Greek Mythology

By Honor Rush Image Credit: Perseus Confronting Phineus with the Head of Medusa. Sebastiano Ricci. 1705–1710. Legends that speak of ancient worlds, fallen kingdoms, heroes, monsters, and the Gods have existed for millennia. They tell a story about historical epochs, and ancient cultures now lost to the past, but more interestingly, they offer insight into… Continue reading Martyring the Maneaters, Matriarchs and Monsters in Patriarchal Greek Mythology

Is There a History of Sexuality? The cultural shifts of sexuality over time

Author: Natasha Tan Subeditor: Charlotte Allan Sexuality, specifically non-heterosexual attraction, is proposed as unnatural and perverted by proponents of heteronormativity. Modern society perceives sexuality as an innate foundational aspect of the human body; thus, non-heterosexuals are seen as deviations from what is ‘normal’. In contrast, queer theorists argue that based on the constructivist theory, sexuality… Continue reading Is There a History of Sexuality? The cultural shifts of sexuality over time