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So What If Lincoln Was Gay?

Abraham Lincoln

So What If Lincoln Was Gay?

The Paris Review - Louis Bayard

“Why do you need him to be gay?” This is how a friend (urban, liberal, male) responded when I told him I was working on a historical novel about Abraham Lincoln’s relationship with Joshua Speed. The implication of his question was clear. If I was going to go there, if I was going to plant my rainbow …

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