Homosexuality was classified as an illness in Sweden in 1979. Swedes protested by calling into work saying they ‘felt gay’.
Hitler first curtailed, then prevented, and finally destroyed all German sex research and a flourishing sex reform movement. This was the first step in the systematic persecution of German homosexuals between 1933 and 1945.
A “beard” is someone of the opposite sex who knowingly dates a closeted lesbian or gay man to provide that person with a heterosexual “disguise,” usually for family or career purposes.
Gay people tend to be left-handed much more often than heterosexual.
A Hong Kong billionaire offered $65 million to the man that was able to woo and marry his lesbian daughter. It didn’t work.
In the 1960s, the term AC/DC became a popular slang for bisexual. It came from the abbreviations for two types of electrical currents.
In early 17th century London, there was a gay brothel on the site where Buckingham Palace is today.