The relationship between Salvador Dali and Frederico Garcia Lorca has long been the source of speculation for historians. The 2008 film, Little Ashes, stirred much controversy when the film was released as it looked closely at the relationship between the artist and poet and depicted a level of intimacy that leads one to conclude they were more than just extremely close friends. You can read more about that speculation on Pride.com.
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? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.