Ultimately, Iphis fell in love with Ianthe, a woman, and was betrothed to her. Their homosexual passions were part of their erotic expression as sexual beings. Amphitrite holds out her hands. I will do my best. His eyes widen, and he takes a hesitant step closer.
Athena, center, in a mural by John Singer Sargent.
The Amazons The original race of warrior women, the Amazons of myth lived in a society free of men, one where the powerful women would only have heterosexual sex once or twice a year — for reproductive purposes only — with male slaves abducted from neighboring villages or taken prisoner during wars, according to Strabo.