Exploring History
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Exploring History

Why “Pedophilia” Was So Normalized in Ancient Greece

And why homosexuality was much more common and accepted

Public domain image from Wikimedia Commons

If you’ve spent any time on the internet, you’ve probably heard some disturbing justifications for pedophilia. Some claim it’s just another “sexual orientation” that deserves to be added to the LGBTQ+ spectrum. Others claim that it’s a harmless source of pleasure.

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Stephanie Leguichard

Stephanie Leguichard

Writer, editor, leftist activist. Endlessly fascinated by the complexities of human minds and cultures. Completing my MA in Anthropology. sleguichard@gmail.com