Tag Archives: LGBT

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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1960: Miss Jimmy Olsen

“A drastic change of identity”: Jimmy goes undercover as a woman in this story from Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen Vol. 1, #44 (April, 1960); Curt Swan, penciler. See Transgender Identity and Superman’s Pal.

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1983: None But the Fool

Laurence Olivier during a break in the filming of King Lear in 1983. KENT I know you. Where’s the king? Gentleman Contending with the fretful element: Bids the winds blow the earth into the sea, Or swell the curled water … Continue reading

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2011: Identity

Sabelo Mlangeni: Identity (2011) (source)

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1913: Cocteau

Jacques-Émile Blanche: Portrait of Jean Cocteau (1913)

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