In fact, the same study found that gay couples tend to be better at resolving conflicts and encouraging positive emotions. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender fiction. Third gender, or gender variant, spiritual intermediaries are found in many Pacific island cultures, including the bajasa of the Toradja Bare'e people of Celebesthe bantut of the Taosug people of the south Philippinesand the bayoguin of the pre-Christian Philippines. Lady of the godsAruru, Mami, Mamma. But research shows these and other myths just aren't based in fact.
Another study found that kids with two moms or two dads were no more likely than their counterparts in "traditional" homes to engage in delinquent activities, such as damaging others' property, shoplifting and getting into fights.
LGBT themes in mythology occur in mythologies and religious narratives that include stories of romantic affection or sexuality between figures of the same sex or that feature divine actions that result in changes in gender. On Amaterasu's stepping out of the cave, the transgender [ citation needed ] kami Ishi Kori Dome held up a magical mirror, and the combination of the dance and her reflection fascinate Amaterasu so much that she does not notice other spirits closing the cave entrance behind her. While both Mizi Xia and Lord Long Yang may have actually existed, nothing is known about them beyond their defining stories, and their presence in Chinese literature was very much that of legendary characters who served as archetypes of homosexual love. Homosexual men reacted no more strongly to pictures of male children than heterosexual men reacted to pictures of female children.
History is not bearing this out.