Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Vintage Photos of Gay Couples

Below is the touching inscription that is on the back of the photo above.

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



  1. The photo of the lifeguards and the inscription on back--so touching.

  2. It is only now-the beginning of the Twenty-first Century- that we are being legitimized by society. These iconic photographs aptly show that we've always been there!