“When people think about ancient stories and legends, they may forget how “trans-coded” mythology can really be. Being a trans or non-binary person is treated as some new “fad” when that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Gender non-comforming behavior can be seen as far back as ancient Greece and the Nordic Vikings. We can find trans-coded mythology that challenges traditional gender roles and explore the complexities of gender identity.

From gods changing genders to heroes’ crossdressing, these stories provide us with a window into ancient perceptions of gender diversity and fluidity…”

Trans Coded Mythology

[Read the full article at thehomoculture.com]