The extraordinary life of Maud Allen: Seductive US dancing girl who was sued for being too lewd, outed as a lesbian and fled London after being branded a German spy who was sleeping with prime minister's wife
Dancer Maud Allan captivated both theatre audiences and the British public after her sensual dances in the early 1900s lead to a controversial libel suit.
The 50 Most Romantic Photographs Of All Time
From twitterpated youths to death do us part, from 1586 to 2012, and from Paris to Times Square: this is the look of love. Warning: heart fluttering, heart breaking, and heart re-making all straight ahead.
Fanny and Stella
Fanny and Stella When two glamorous women departed The Strand Theatre in London on 28 April 1870 after a show, passers-by were startled to see them being arrested by police officers. The women, who...
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100+ Years of Gay Couples: Part One 1875-1955
While browsing around I stumbled across some old photos of gay couples and have been able to find a few that go back as far as the 1875(!). This two part post is dedicated to the pioneers of the GLBT community who have made the world a more accepting place today and remind us that homosexuality has been around forever.All pictures have been found at Flickr and gaytwogether.com and are the property of their owners. An adorable couple in love. England, 1875 Unknown location, 1880's During the…
FUCK YEAH, QUEER VINTAGE
Felice Schragenheim and Lilly Wust are known for their tragic love between a Jewish and a Non-Jewish during the Nazi era. Both have been portrayed in the 1999's movie Aimée & Jaguar.
Portrait of Frieda Belinfante, reportedly dressed in men’s clothing to disguise herself from Nazi informers, 1943 Frieda Belinfante was a half-Jewish lesbian member of a gay resistance group called...
FUCK YEAH, QUEER VINTAGE
The only Tumblog focused on giving you all the not-so-latest in queer vintage every day. Please check out our FAQ and submission rules before submitting/asking. As seen on...
Our Legacy: Six Lesbian Magazines From The Then Before Now | Autostraddle
"No woman ever made a dime for her work, and some ... worked themselves into a state of mental and physical decline on behalf of the magazine."
Stonewall. The riots following the June 28, 1969, police raid on New York City's Stonewall Inn did not start the discussion on gay liberation, but they certainly became the catalyst for a national movement. When the Mafia-owned bar that offered a safe place for gay men and lesbians to drink and dance was shut down as part of a citywide crackdown on homosexual life, Greenwich Village erupted into several days of unrest....