Oven–fresh offering by mythologist Devdutt (which means God-gift; and ironically, is a namesake for Arjun’s conch in Mahabharata)
Devdutt takes up the unexplored theme of ‘queerness’ or alternative gender in Mythology. In Part I, he tracks the universal existence of ‘queerness’ across Indian, Persian, Aztec, Viking, Japanese, Mesopotamian and Greek mythology.
Part II is a carefully chosen plethora of ‘queer’ tales. I could discern an interwoven pattern Continue reading