Choosing to be the man of the house
An ancient tradition of the sworn virgin living as a male still survives in Albania
The Washington Post
In Albania, biological women take an oath of virginity to have the freedom to live as men. They wear men's clothes and their hair is shorn. The tradition has persisted since the 15th century, in a reg...
Family Life, on the Queer Side
An inside look at a rainbow of relationships, sexual and otherwise, that gay, lesbian, and transgendered people create to animate their lives: lovers, partners, parents/kids, quick tricks, torrid affa...