"Odin seems to have been regarded as queer by a lot of heathens, at least at certain points in history. In the Lokasenna, Odin accuses Loki of having given birth (which was true); Loki retaliates by pointing out Odin's practicing seidh, a "womanly" form of magic. There's plenty more -- this article by Diana L. Paxson is a good'un. http://www.seidh.org/articles/sex-status-seidh/"
"On the topic of Odin and genderbending I was recommended a couple of Norwegian researchers. Britt Solli wrote "Seid, Myths, Shamanism and Gender in the Viking Era." - more on that here: http://eng.kilden.forskningsradet.no/c52778/nyhet/vis.html?tid=53502"
"I was also pointed to this chap Bjørn Bandlien - http://www.hf.uio.no/iakh/english/people/aca/bbandlie/index.html whose doctoral thesis has the juicy title "Man or Monster: Negotiations of Masculinity in Old Norse Society", which unfortunately isn't online, but Googling the title did bring up this pdf by a different author - http://www.helsinki.fi/jarj/sqs/sqs2_08/sqs2_2008raninen.pdf - titled "Queer Vikings? Transgression of gender and same-sex encounters in the Late Iron Age and early medieval Scandinavia", which seems to merit a read."
"Old homepage for Solli here with literature list, some in English but mostly in Norwegian http://folk.uio.no/britsol/Brit_Solli/"
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