Melanesian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Melanesia

SOSOM

Marind-Anim Fertility God

Roaringly Gay Fertility God

He is the giant brother of Uaba, the Sun. Unfortunately he was an extremely frisky giant which caused a lot of problems with the local ladies, their husbands and their mothers.

Finally it all got too much and they chopped off the bits of him which were the most problematic. Which was quite easy to do as these usually stuck out a lot.

This operation affected Sosom drastically – instead of a ladies’ giant he unexpectedly became a giant fan of guys. Of course he no longer owned a working set of apparatus, so instead of doing it, he decided to teach it.

He became a deity of homosexual initiation, guiding novices in the practice of gay activity. Once upon a time this was an important part of tribal fertility rites. We cannot give you more details because we are not that sort of website.

For further information give Sosom a call. You will know when he is coming because he whirls his bullroarer like nobody’s business.

Sosom Facts and Figures

Name: Sosom
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Marind-Anim people of South New Guinea
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Fertility
Area of expertise: Fertility

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 513

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Article last revised on April 29, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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