A new book, The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln, concludes, as has long been proposed, that Abraham Lincoln was a gay man. The book is understandably being met by controversy with scholars that … [Read more...] about Abe Lincoln’s Intimate Encounters
This week (December 4th), among other Truman Capote items, Sotheby's will auction off 4 composition notebooks and 90 loose sheets containing a manuscript entitled Summer's Crossing, an unpublished … [Read more...] about Truman Capote’s Past Up For Auction
Spanish master Francisco de Goya has always been considered a virile heterosexual — the father of perhaps 20 children, husband to Josefa Bayeu, lover to the Duchess of Alba. But a new book, Goya y Las … [Read more...] about Was Goya Living on the DL?
There was some sort of big to-do the other night at Bergdorf Goodman for a new book on the former Gucci designer which is being released on November 1st, slipcased in white cabra leather for $350 (for … [Read more...] about I’m Sorry, What’s This Book About?
While the U.S. has had a few openly gay elected officials in higher offices, it's interesting to observe the comfort with which European mayors like Klaus Wowereit (Berlin) and Bertrand Delanoe … [Read more...] about Mayoral Grace