Vintage gay

gay couple

Bernard Perlin and Edward Newell, ca. 1970
Photograph by Alexei Gotfryd.

American painter, Bernard Perlin, is shown above with his husband Edward Newell. Perlin first came to my attention earlier this week when reading a post about him in Accidental Bear, which you can check out here.

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I dedicate this weekly post, featuring vintage gay photographs, to the men and women who lived in a more critical time where being true to yourself and loving who you want wasn’t always an option and came at a great price. Do you have a photo you would like to share for a future post? Email me at


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