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Florida LGBTQ history: Timucua two-spirits
« on: June 30, 2020, 02:10:01 PM »


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Florida's LGBTQ history begins thousands of years before Europeans arrived. Before colonization, most Native American societies in North America had gender roles for people of a mixed or third gender - people known today as two-spirits. Among the earliest existing sources for two-spirits come from the Timucua people of North Florida, who first encountered Europeans in the 16th century.

Read more: https://www.thejaxsonmag.com/article/florida-lgbtq-history-timucua-two-spirits/
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