26. Tlazolteotl (Aztec Mythology)


In today's episode, we discuss Tlazolteotl, the Aztec goddess of vice, purification, lust, and filth. We discuss gender roles, the Aztec concept of sin, and the way colonization led to fundamental misunderstanding and narrowing of her role as a goddess.

For more information about today's episode, go to mytholadies.com.  

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