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Michelangelo Buonarroti Michelangelo Buonarroti
Best known for his genius in art and architecture, Michelangelo was also an accomplished author of homoerotic poetry.
 
Byron, George Gordon, Lord Byron, George Gordon, Lord
The bisexual Lord Byron treated many of his homosexual love affairs in his poetry, encoding them by the use of classical references or by purporting that they were affairs with women.
 
Modern Drama Modern Drama
Before Stonewall, censorship of the theater caused authors to encode homosexual content in publicly-presented plays.
 
Camp Camp
Combining elements of incongruity, theatricality, and exaggeration, camp is a form of humor that helps homosexuals cope with a hostile environment.
 
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Sri Lankan-Canadian writer Shyam Selvadurai has emerged as a significant figure in post-colonial and gay writing by virtue of the style, wit, and perspicacity of his three novels.
 
Musical Theater
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African-American Literature: Gay Male African-American Literature: Gay Male
The African-American gay male literary tradition consists of a substantial body of texts and includes some of the most gifted writers of the twentieth century.
 
Philippine Literature
A vigorous gay and lesbian literature emerged in the Philippines in the last two decades of the twentieth century.
 
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Congratulations to Olympian Johnny Weir on His Appearance in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Posted by: Claude J. Summers on 11/25/11
Last updated on: 12/04/11
 
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Figure skater and television personality Johnny Weir made a splash in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2011. Some observers think he stole the show on his giant rocking horse.

Lucas Grindley of The Advocate has observed that Weir's campy appearance as the winter monarch in New York's annual Thanksgiving Day parade rivaled the Broadway cast of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert performing "I Will Survive" for providing the parade's gayest moment.

Grindley's take on the parade may be found here: A Look at the Macy's Thanksgiving Gay Parade.

 
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