He was a beautiful youth who became a firm favorite around OLYMPUS, and not just for bearing cups. ZEUS in particular was extremely fond of him in a way which made HERA mad with jealousy.
After a while it became clear that GANYMEDE was causing something of a stir. He was out, he was proud and he was not sneaking around in women’s clothing in fear of being found out.
The newly-fledged homosexual community was delighted with this vindication from on high and gay mortals seized him to their breast. So to speak.
Article last updated on 03 January 2013
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "GANYMEDE: legendary mortal from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 03 Jan. 2013. Web. 21 August 2014.