Top 5 Famous Gay Couples in History
Gay marriage may be something new to Americans, but that’s just the formal side of it. Some of the world’s most famous people have been gay, and had loving partners they spent their lives with. Perhaps it’s because we are so scintillatingly intelligent and brilliant. Hold that thought. Let’s look at the evidence.
The playwright, singer, actor Noel Coward had a legendary talent for flamboyancy and wit. He also made no pretense of being butch, although his gaiety was never mentioned publicly. His relationship with Graham Payn began when he cast him into one of his shows. Not sure if he used the famous “casting couch”, although the two did settle down into a lifetime relationship that lasted decades.
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian artist with an unerring ability to single out good-looking guys as models. He also had a habit of accepting boys as students when they were hardly into adolescence. One of these was Francesco Melze whose aristocratic father seemed happy with the arrangement. Melze and Leonardo lived together all their lives, with the youngster featuring in a number of erotic drawings.