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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Vintage "Gay" Valentines











Happy Valentine's Day from Homo History! Even though these vintage valentines used the term "gay" to mean happy, I love how today's definition of "gay" completely alters their interpretation . That said, there's so explaining away the romance between the Tin Man and the Scarecrow!

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Friday, February 5, 2016

Happy Valentine's Day!




































If you think it's hard to find the partner of your dreams, just imagine how hard it was just a few generations ago! Gays and Lesbians were forced to live very closeted lives in order to avoid persecution, arrest and the rejection of their families. Not that everything is perfect these days, but we sure have come along way! Happy Valentine's Day, from Homo History!

 These vintage photos represent just a small fragment of our LGBT history; unfortunately so much of it has purposely been destroyed. Since the men and women in these photos are unknown, it's pretty much impossible to tell if they were a gay couple or just "good friends." Most photographs of gay couples were eventually destroyed by horrified family members. For every photo that I may have mistakenly identified as gay or lesbian, thousands more were burned or torn into pieces to keep a family secret.

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Jeffrey Gent

Friday, January 22, 2016

Men Who Loved Men















These vintage photos represent just a small fragment of our LGBT history; unfortunately so much of it has purposely been destroyed. Since the men in these photos are unknown, it's pretty much impossible to tell if they were a gay couple or just "good friends." Most photographs of gay couples were eventually destroyed by horrified family members. For every photo that I may have mistakenly identified as gay, thousands more were burned or torn into pieces to keep a family secret.

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Thanks for your support!  
Jeffrey Gent

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Vintage Beefcake From The 50s and 60s


















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For more vintage beefcake, check out these older posts:

http://www.homohistory.com/2012/12/vintage-60s-beefcake-mags.html

http://hotvintagemen.blogspot.com/2015/03/vintage-beefcake.html?zx=91ee748041532d3f 

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Always Together
























These vintage photos represent just a small fragment of our LGBT history; unfortunately so much of it has purposely been destroyed. Since the men and women in these photos are unknown, it's pretty much impossible to tell if they were a gay couple or just "good friends." Most photographs of gay couples were eventually destroyed by horrified family members. For every photo that I may have mistakenly identified as gay or lesbian, thousands more were burned or torn into pieces to keep a family secret.

Please subscribe to Homo History; just look for the button at the very top or bottom of each page. It's FREE and you'll never miss another great post! There is also a "donate" button, just in case you would like to help support this website.
 
Thanks for your support!  
Jeffrey Gent