05 January, 2018

The Vagina Fish

In another egregious example of cultural re-appropriation (to put it kindly - albeit undeservedly so), the popular Christian symbol of the ichthys, or Jesus fish, originally symbolized the vagina and female sexuality, as the sacred vessel through which all life enters this world. Obviously, those misogynistic Christians who believe that women are fundamentally evil couldn't have that, so like every other form of pagan spirituality, those thieving magpies rebranded the symbol for their own purposes.