Tennent (shown standing on the right) was born into British nobility and had an on again off again relationship with Sasson, an English poet, writer and soldier who was decorated for bravery on the Western Front in WWI. While their relationship only lasted four years, it turned out to be the most significant relationship either man would end up having.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.