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Abraham Lincoln Sexuality

A Family History Provides More Evidence That Lincoln Was Gay

Sylvia Rhue, Ph.D. | Posted 01.26.2013 | Gay 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.