Jun 30th, 2021
Today’s story is a Chinese mythology, tale of the Rabbit God, whose duty was to govern the affairs of men who desire men. People who had underground love affairs, secret agreements, and unattainable desires could visit the Rabbit God Temple.
We talk about East Asian religion’s view on queerness, gender, and sexuality and if it has changed over time. We also touch on religions in South Asia and how western involvement and push of Christian beliefs in the past changed the landscape of homosexuality by criminalizing it.