German

Evasöhne

The literal translation of the German expression Evasöhne into the English language would be the son of Eve, just as Adamstochter would be translated as Adam’s daughter. With this pejorative and antiquated idiom it was wanted to emphasize the feminity of the gay people relating them with the first woman, according to the Bible Eve, in the same way that with Adamstochter the masculinity of lesbians was remarked relating them with the first man, Adam, in a time in which the only referent was the camp people, people with a gender expression that did not correspond to their sex and that worked, not without error, as a predictor of sexual orientation. This slang, therefore, was an instrument of the so-called Gender Vigilance.

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