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LOOK: America's Hidden Queer History

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

After the historic moments that went down last week, what better way to celebrate Independence Day than looking into America's queer past? Whether...

Abraham Lincoln, Richard Nixon, James Buchanan And Other Famous Figures Rumored To Be Queer

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

President Obama was dubbed "the first gay president" by Newsweek in May 2012 for his continued -- and very visible -- support of lesbian, gay, bisexua...

A Family History Provides More Evidence That Lincoln Was Gay

Sylvia Rhue, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sylvia Rhue, Ph.D.

Many historians are quick to say that men shared beds due to a bed shortage and that surely Lincoln, the savior of the Union, could not have been gay. The impulse to make Lincoln absolutely heterosexual reflects a discernible societal discomfort with the complexities of human sexuality.

The Queer Side Of Thanksgiving Uncovered

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Each year we gather together with our families (blood or created) and give thanks for the good things in our lives (and perhaps for the bad things tha...

Gay Activist And Writer Thinks Lincoln May Have Been Gay, But Wasn't 'Banging Anyone'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Abraham Lincoln's sexual proclivities have long been the subject of titillating rumors and historical debate, but Lincoln's alleged "lavender side" is...