The love goddess Aphrodite and gods in her retinue, such as the Erotes : Eros , Himeros and Pothos are sometimes considered patrons of homosexual love between males.   Eros is also part of a triad of gods that played roles in homoerotic relationships, along with Heracles and Hermes, who bestowed qualities of Beauty (and Loyalty), strength, and eloquence, respectively, onto male lovers.  In the poetry of Sappho , Aphrodite is identified as the patron of lesbians.  Aphroditus was an androgynous Aphrodite from Cyprus, in later mythology became known as Hermaphroditus the son of Hermes and Aphrodite.
Democratic vice-presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia meanwhile said at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday night that Clinton is ready to lead the White House because of her faith, heart, and experience.