These sphere people tried to take over the gods and failed.Zeus then decided to cut them in half and had Apollo stitch them back together leaving the navel as a reminder to not defy the gods again.If they did, he would cleave them in two again to hop around on one leg.
People used to be spherical creatures, with two bodies attached back to back who cartwheeled around.
There were three sexes: the male-male people who descended from the sun, the female-female people who descended from the earth, and the male-female people who came from the moon.
This last pairing represented the androgynous couple.
Androgyny is the combination of masculine and feminine characteristics.
Gender ambiguity may be found in fashion, gender identity, sexual identity, or sexual lifestyle.
It can also refer to one's singing or speaking voice.Androgyny as a noun came into use c.1850, nominalizing the adjective androgynous.The adjective use dates from the early 17th century and is itself derived from the older French (14th Century) and English (c.1550) term androgyne.The terms are ultimately derived from Ancient Greek: The older word form androgyne is still in use as a noun with an overlapping set of meanings.Androgyny among humans – physical, psychological, and cultural – are attested to from earliest history and across world cultures.The ancient Greek myth of Hermaphroditus and Salmacis, two divinities who fused into a single immortal – provided a frame of reference used in Western culture for centuries.