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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Sailors in Love




















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 it 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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Jeffrey Gent

3 comments:

  1. Your blog is very nice with all these interesting gay vintage fotos. I ask for myself why some people still does not accept this fact: to be gay is natural. Since world exists gays exist too. Congratulations to your work on this blog. Congratularions from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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  2. Excuse me. I do not want to be harsh, but is it possible you put more informatios about pictures as place and date? Thank you very much.

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  3. Hi Lucas, you aren't being rude, but as I explain in my disclaimer, I don't know who these men are or what nature of their relationship was at the time of the photo. I wish I knew; if only more people labeled their photos!

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