More troubling for conservative viewers is the scene of the Triumph of Cupid that decorates the helmet atop the severed head of Goliath, which in Renaissance iconography communicates that the person in question has been overpowered by an unreciprocated desire. Who's who in Gay and Lesbian History: Rarely had homosexual desire been put so publicly on display. America Magazine. For instance, on the great Arch of Constantine, right next to the Colosseum, there are images of Emperor Hadrian out hunting with his boytoy Antinous see my blog post for the Gay and Lesbian Review: Retrieved 19 November
Is it possible that God so carefully preserved the David and Jonathan story in scripture to encourage the church to welcome saved gays and lesbians as equal members in the body of Christ?
Do You Surfer Boy? A History of Gay Literature: An Exhibition Terrence McNally: Recent Articles.
Jean-Raymond Frontain, author of Reclaiming the Sacred: