The first understanding of bisexuality as part of a spectrum of human sexual orientation came with pioneering behavioural scientist alfred kinsey. Hephaestion immediately proclaimed him king, shocking all the ass-kissers. But in the ultimate cut that stone released in 2012, alexander (colin farrell) is shown being attracted to men. Partly out of curiosity and partly out of some hidden suicidal drive i deliberately started conversations on this issue with people from both countries who i thought were notably patriotic. Many cultures had no concept of “identifying” as bisexual, and many of them had problematic attitudes towards homosexuality in general.
Queering the church
Alexander the great bisexual histor. Two years ago hundreds of northern greeks from the province of macedonia, where he was born, stormed an archaeological symposium after one speaker presented a paper on the homosexuality of alexander. Sigmund freud, the father of psychoanalysis, put forward a controversial theory about bisexuality in a book in the 1920s: the idea of innate bisexuality. Were groundbreaking in a number of ways, but one of kinsey’s largest contributions was the kinsey scale. It has been written, and even made into a film, that alexander not only loved men but he was also a genus, greek for an effeminate gay male.
We have not seen the film but from the information we have already there are references to his alleged homosexuality, a fact that is in no historical document or archive on alexander,” he said. Over the issue, and the theatrical cut of the film largely avoided the issue (so far as i can recall, at any rate).