Australian Aboriginal Mythology

The Dreaming Gods and Spirits of Oz

JULUNGGUL

Australian Aboriginal Desire Goddess

Also known as Kalseru

The Rainbow Snake Goddess of Teen Sexuality

Mythology is full of rainbow serpents — particularly Oz mythology. But Julunggul is a snake with a difference. She oversees the initiation of boys into manhood. So if you’re having awkward teen problems such as acne, bad hair, or social angst, slip her a note during break.

How she got the job is unclear. When prompted to think of male puberty and testosterone-powered teenage awakenings, a pretty rainbow is not the first image which springs to mind. How many butch lads do you know who look good in violet?

We reckon the Julunggul the Rainbow Goddess should be embraced as a gay icon. She’s colorful, she’s an expert in gender issues — she’s out and she’s proud.

Julunggul Facts and Figures

Name: Julunggul
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Kalseru

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Arnhem Land
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Desire
Area of expertise: Desire, Lust

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 1430

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Article last revised on April 22, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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