American history x gay scene
This article is about the history of gay men in the United States. For lesbians, please see History of lesbianism in the United States. Two-spirit is a modern umbrella term used by some indigenous North Americans for Gender variant individuals in their communities. The presence of male two-spirits existed before European contact, and "was a fundamental institution among most tribal peoples". There were few openly gay European men in America at this time, due to legal consequences as well as social ostracism. Anal sex was specifically prohibited by a statute passed in during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, and the English colonies in America were subject to this law.
History of gay men in the United States
History of gay men in the United States - Wikipedia
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