Born to be Gay: A History of Homosexuality
There has long been an assumption in the West that views on sex and sexuality are basically similar worldwide. This has never been the case. Many ancient cultures actively promoted same-sex relationships as an integral part of adolescence or even worship. The rise of Judeo-Christian views forced homosexuality "underground,” leading to Henry VIII’s 1533 ban on homosexuals and Oscar Wilde’s imprisonment for sodomy. Born to be Gay takes a radical look at the history of homosexuality, from Bacchanalian orgies to Gay Pride.
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This is an interesting and informative book about homosexuality through history. I would warn anyone picking it up that it does take a very strong viewpoint, that predjudice against male homosexuality ... Read full review