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Some Academics and Historians claim they've uncovered "Secret Gay Lives", of those listed on this page. These claims made, are only of those who are quoted in the articles posted. PTB/TBC makes no guarantees as to accuracy, truthfulness or validity of these claims.
Sir Roger David Casement
Did Robin Hood Prefer His Merrie Men Over Maid Marian?
Robin Hood, his merry men 'outed''. Were there some Gay goings-on in Sherwood Forest. So, now there are claims that Robin Hood, preferred his Merrie Men over Maid Marian. The news of Britain's greatest folk heroes was greeted by gay activists as a welcome - if not a belated 'outing'. But the Robin Hood Society said the claims were damaging to one of the great role models for today's children.
Ronald and Reginald Kray: Reputation for Violence
"One Of Infamous Gangster Kray Brothers Gay"
Gangster Ron Kray Tormented for Being Gay.
The Kray twins Infamous Gangsters of the 1960s, heading organized underworld empire protection rackets, violence and murder. Ronnie would be found in bed with 15-year-old boy, twin brother Reggie always found close by lying drunk on floor a prostitute by his side.
The Kray brothers were ruthless and showed little mercy to those unlucky enough to tick them off. The East End gangster, Ronnie Kray,who with twin brother Reginald terrorized London in the 1960s, "he cried inside himself every day" about his homosexuality, Government files that were just released disclose. A few articles on Ronnie's
gay torment and I have included numerous links to websites about the brothers reign of mob terror.
Did a Spurned Gay Lover Provide Hilter an Excuse for Kristallnacht?
This outing was interesting, but, leaves you left asking the question, "Did a gay affair provide a catalyst for the Kristallnacht?" known as "Night of Broken Glass".
A Historian is claiming that a seventeen year-old Jewish boy named, Herschel Grynszpan, killed his Nazi lover, Ernst vom Rath. Hitler's Nazis unleashed a wave
of pogroms against Germany's Jews, using this event as the pretext for their calculated acts of retaliation against Jews. Which many considered as the actual beginning of what is now called the Holocaust.
Did Robin Hood Prefer His Merrie Men Over Maid Marian?
Robin Hood, his merry men 'outed''. Were there some Gay goings-on in Sherwood Forest. A professor of English literature at the University of Cardiff believes that Robin Hood was gay. So, does this mean that Robin Hood, preferred his Merrie Men over Maid Marian. The news of Britain's greatest folk heroes was greeted by gay activists as a welcome - if not a belated 'outing'. But the Robin Hood Society said the claims were damaging to one of the great role models for today's children.
Robin "Gay" Hood
The prince of thieves, may also have been the forest queen. New studies of the medieval texts that first recorded his deeds suggest that the robber with a heart of gold was actually a gay outlaw who had been exiled from "straight" society. Little John, not Maid Marian, was his true love.
Ernst vom Rath
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Mafia Boss, John 'Johnny Boy' D'Amato Was Whacked for Being Gay!
Ian McKellen: I Have No Doubt That Shakespeare Was Gay
William Shakespeare enjoyed sex with men as well as women, according to the classical actor, Sir Ian McKellen. The actor said, in an interview with a gay magazine, Shakespeare's sexual predilection is evident from his works. He lambasted Hollywood for its sheepishness about homosexuality, and labelled Sir Alec Guinness "a bit of a snob". Generations of scholars have speculated that the "fair youth" to whom Shakespeare's early sonnets were addressed was probably male.
McKellen Draws Shakespeare Into the Gay Camp
Sir Ian McKellen has reignited the debate over Shakespeare's sexuality. Sir Ian, a key figure in the gay rights community, said he's convinced Shakespeare was homosexual because of his depiction of gay relationships. The actor said: "Did he sleep with another man? I would say yes." It was clear from examination of his plays, Shakespeare had close understanding of gay relationships. "Look to where it matters: his work, where Shakespeare writes about gay people. Sir Ian McKellen's Website.
Friends, Romans, Countrymen, Lend Me Your Rears?
April 4: This must be further compelling evidence that William Shakespeare was a flamboyant homosexual. Academics claim that occasional phrases reveal his inverted nature: Sonnet 126, for instance, begins "O thou,
A portrait of Henry Wriothesley, third Earl of Southampton, [the 'fair youth' addressed in Shakespeare's sonnets], Shakespeare's patron and possible lover. It is a dramatic discovery that will ignite new debate about the playwright's sexuality. [Photo Above]
Sir Ian McKellen
William Shakespeare's Sonnets
Check out sonnets that Shakespeare wrote and see for yourself. Do they expose that he wrote about homosexual relationships and did some contain homoerotic themes?
Mafia Boss John "Johnny Boy" D'Amato Whacked for Being Gay
John "Johnny Boy" D'Amato
"Gay Mafia Boss"
Anthony Capo "Mob Soldier"
Whacked Gay Mob Boss
Mob Boss Killed 'Because He Was Gay'
May 2: A former mafia hit man told a New York court he killed his mob boss because the man engaged in gay sex. Anthony Capo, a former soldier for New Jersey-based DeCavalcante family testified he killed John "Johnny Boy" D'Amato after finding out about his secret life. "Nobody's gonna respect us if we have a gay homosexual boss sitting down discussing La Cosa Nostra business," Capo said in federal court. [Three News Articles Posted in This File]
Gang Land News "An Unspeakable Crime"
July 14, 2001: In early 1992, after some high-level discussions, the DeCavalcante family sent out a hit team to whack acting boss John 'Johnny Boy' D'Amato for committing an unconscionable and most dishonorable crime: Being gay.
* Mafia Boss John "Johnny Boy" D'Amato ~ Brief Bio.
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"Black Diaries" Mystery Solved"
86 Year Mystery of Who Penned the Notorious "Black Diaries" is Solved
Roger David Casement was surrounded by contorversy, was he an Irish Patriot, Hero, Martyr, Traitor, and/or ahomosexual? The debate may continue on somethings, but, the debate on his preference for sexual partners has been authenticated, men, young men. This outing of Sir Roger came about, as he was declared the undisputed author of the black diaries. The diaries detail dozens of homosexual encounters, which chart Sir Rogers prolific homosexual activity at a time when such exploits were not only discreditable but illegal. Those who wanted to discredit him, they leaked the passages to the public. While those who didn't want to see Sir Roger's charactor blackened, denounced them as forgeries. A gay legends for the homo history books.
"Did Spurned Gay Lover Cause Kristallnacht?"
"Was Adolf Hitler A Closet Case?"
Hitler's Secret in His Closet, Himself 'Heil Mary'
Adolf Hitler was partial to men over woman. He feared being blackmailed over a past association with openly gay Ernst Röhm. It is believed this drove Hitler to assassinate Röhm. This would certainly prevent Röhm from revealing his supposed double life, that being Hitler had homosexual relationships with men over the years. I found several other articles on Hitlers gay days, click here view other articles. Like we don't have enough problems now a new book claims Adolf Hitler was gay? Advocate's Charles Kaiser grills historian Lothar Machtan, author of The Hidden Hitler.
Adolf Hitler Closet Case?
Temple to Gay Roman Emperor's Lover Found at Ancient Villa
A temple built by Roman emperor Hadrian in honor of the death of his young male lover, lost to the world for 2,000 years unexpectedly come to light. The enormous semi-circular structures ruins were uncovered during new excavations at Hadrian's sprawling villa, is providing fresh insight into one of the world's most famous homosexual relationships.
Hadrian, lived from 76-138 AD, and was regarded as one of Rome's finest emperors. He was said to have been grief stricken when his teenage Greek lover Antinous drowned in the Nile in 130 AD.
Gay Roman Emperor's Tribute To Gay Love Antinous
Pride Tampa Bay - Tampa Bay Coalition
"Look Back At Homo's In History"
blue eyes, agreed on the spot. For four years the two men shared that bed along with their most private fears and desires.
If this sounds like the opening of a homoerotic dime-store novel whose subsequent scenes feature fiery loins and ecstatic eruptions, hold your panting. The year is 1837, the place Springfield, Ill., and the leading men none other than our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, and his lifelong friend Joshua Speed.
It is a story that historians have told and retold, puzzled over and reinterpreted, dismissed and decorated. Some describe Lincoln's acceptance of Joshua Speed's generous offer as terse and matter-of-fact; others as beaming and emotional. What none of them questions is that Lincoln and Speed's years of living together cemented a friendship unparalleled in its intimacy and tenderness in Lincoln's life. So far, all major historians have stopped short of intimating that Lincoln was ever involved in a romantic affair with a man, in fact, they explicitly discourage such interpretations.
Was Honest Abe Gay? Now That's A Good Question
Firebrand Larry Kramer says he has the evidence to prove it. Abraham Lincoln scholars are holding their fire until they see it. Get ready for the second Civil War. The 28-year-old, traveler, was tall with rough hands, a chiseled jaw and unforgettable, deep-set, melancholy eyes. He arrived in town, his worldly possessions in two battered suitcases, and inquired at a general store about buying some bedding. But the price was far beyond his budget. The strikingly handsome 23-year-old merchant took pity on the man and invited him into his own bed, free of charge, which happened to be just upstairs. The traveler inspected the bed and, looking into the merchant's sparkling
U. S. 16th President
Mary Todd Lincoln
U. S. 16th First Lady
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Gay & Lesbian People in History
DID YOU KNOW that some of the most amazing people in history were gay: painters, poets, scientists, musicians, and mighty warrior-kings? Knowing some of these great HEROES of the past helps dispel many MYTHS about gay people, and looking past the LEGENDS that they have become reveals them to be people just like you and me.