Thursday 16 august, 1.45-2.30 pm
Högskolan Scen och Musik, Göteborg – Artisten, Lingsalen
“But it is not natural!” “Look at the animals, they do not behave like that!” Nature and animals are sometimes used to justify discrimination and bigotry against LGBTQ-persons. But what’s really true about nature and animals? Are they always living together, male and female, in a monogamous, life-long relationship. Christine Öberg, biologist, tells about what really goes on in nature -including promisciuous birds, pregnant males and animals of all sorts that are anything but straight. Whatdoes natural mean, anyway? And does it matter…? (in English).