Tag Archives: LGBT

1680: Indiscreet

In [Renaissance] France homosexuality was long deemed a caprice reserved to the nobility, the intellectual and artistic elite, and the princes of the Church. To be sure, other classes are known to have been involved, but their activity tended to … Continue reading

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1964: Satyrs MC

Members of the Satyrs Motorcycle Club at Salton Sea in southern California, 1964; founded in 1954, the club is the oldest continuously operating gay organization in the United States.

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1948: Kriophoros

John Craxton: Boy with Kid (1948); see this post.

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1980: Turnabout League

Clark Kent arrives to work one day to find that everyone’s gender has been switched. Has the world gone crazy? Superman Vol. 1 #349 (July, 1980) Writer: Martin Pasko Penciler: Curt Swan Inks: Frank Chiaramonte Colourist: Adrienne Roy Letters: Ben … Continue reading

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1894: The Feeling of Dependence

Sascha Schneider: Das Gefühl der Abhängigkeit [The Feeling of Dependence] (1894)

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1950: Murals

“In the Spring of 1950, Francine Weisweiller invited…Jean Cocteau to the villa for dinner and basically he and his handsome boyfriend…Edouard Dermit ended up moving in and staying for 13 years….Cocteau offered to do a drawing over the fireplace in … Continue reading

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1706: The Pretty Dragoon

The Story of Christiana Davis, “The British Amazon” In 1739 Christiana Davis, an outpensioner of Chelsea College, died, and was interred with military honours in the pensioners’ burying-ground. She was the daughter of a soldier in the Inniskilling Regiment, now … Continue reading

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