Gay Life Stories by Robert Aldrich

By Robert Aldrich

a desirable portrait of homosexual women and men all through time and around the globe whose lives have stimulated society at huge, in addition to what we realize as todays various homosexual tradition. This fantastically illustrated publication offers a voice to greater than eighty humans from each significant continent and from all walks of lifestyles. It comprises poets and philosophers, rulers and spies, activists and artists. along such celebrated figures as Michelangelo, Frederick the good and Harvey Milk are lesser-known yet no much less mind-blowing contributors: the chinese language emperor Ai, whose ardour flourished within the 1st century BC; the unlucky Robert de Péronne, first to be burned on the stake for sodomy; Katharine Philips, writing proto-lesbian poetry in 17th-century England; and Aimée and Jaguar, whose love defied the demise camps of wartime Germany. With many amazing illustrations together with work, drawings, images and archival files homosexual lifestyles tales will supply pause for notion, entertain and have fun the range of human histories.

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