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American Art: Gay Male, 1900-1969

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by Richard G. Mann Encyclopedia Copyright © 2015, glbtq, Inc. Entry Copyright © 2002, glbtq, Inc. Reprinted from http://www.glbtq.com In the decades prior to Stonewall, [...]

HISTORY – The Life of Antinous

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  Antinous (also Antinoüs or Antinoös; Ancient Greek: Ἀντίνοος; 27 November, c. 111 – before 30 October 130) was a Bithynian Greek youth and a favourite, [...]

LGBT HISTORY – 1980s AIDS crisis – SURVIVORS MEMORIES

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‘No one should die alone, and no one should be in the hospital on their death beds with family calling to say “this was gods punishment”. My friends and I, men and women, acted as a protective layer for ill friends, and companion to mutual friends juggling the same, difficult reality of trying to be there, and be strong when we were losing our family right and left. Difficult times, that should never be forgotten.’ [...]

HISTORY – Homosexuality in Ancient Greece – Part 2

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“The pederastic form of same-sex relationships was a prominent feature of ancient Greece and Roman civilization. In these civilizations, male erotic interest in persons of the same sex was generally assumed to be universally present and psychologically normal, but not exclusive.” (Greenberg,Transformations of Homosexuality-Based Classifications, p. 181 in The Gender/Sexuality Reader Culture, History, Politico Economy, editors Roger N. Lancaster and Micaela di Leonardo.) [...]

HISTORY – HOMOSEXUALITY – PART 4

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Homosexuality as a Sin   Same-sex sexual acts have a history; today they are called “homosexuality”. Before ‘homosexuality” they were called “sodomy”. In [...]

VISIT CAMBODIA – BAYON TEMPLE

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Built by Kings, the Ancient Bayon Temple of Cambodia Mixes Spirituality, History and Symbolism The 12th century is generally regarded as a period of European decline. In [...]

LGBT HISTORY – The Gay Holocaust

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WE MUST NEVER FORGET In 1928 there was an estimated 1.2 million “out” homosexual men living in Germany.  As Adolf Hitler rose in power, gay organizations were [...]

VISIT CAMBODIA – Temples of Angkor

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Cambodia and Siem Reap in particular are taking very high place on many gay and lesbian travellers “must see” lists lately. We are glad to see numbers of gay and [...]