Best known for his genius in art and architecture, Michelangelo was also an accomplished author of homoerotic poetry.
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.
Before Stonewall, censorship of the theater caused authors to encode homosexual content in publicly-presented plays.
Combining elements of incongruity, theatricality, and exaggeration, camp is a form of humor that helps homosexuals cope with a hostile environment.
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.
There has always been homosexual involvement in American musical theatre and a homosexual sensibility even in straight musicals, and recently the Broadway musical has welcomed openly homosexual themes and situations.
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.
A vigorous gay and lesbian literature emerged in the Philippines in the last two decades of the twentieth century.
May the Holiday Season be rewarding and fulfilling for all of us. Here is some music to get you into the spirit of the season.
In this video, John Barrowman says "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas."
The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C. wishes us all a "Black Christmas."
Dublin's Lesbian and Gay Chorus perform "Ring Christmas Bells."
Chris Colfer and Darren Criss in "Baby, It's Cold Outside."
The Seattle Gay Men's Chorus performs "Scrooge's Carol."
k. d. lang sings Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah":
The Indigo Girls sing "Mistletoe."
The incomparable Melissa Etheridge sings "Christmas in America: Send My Baby Home."
Johnny Mathis sings "Winter Wonderland."
The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles dedicated their performance of David Bowie's arrangement of "Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy" to the families of Newtown, Connecticut, where a gunman killed 26 people in December 2012.