Bisexuality (Pocket Essential series) by Angela Bowie

By Angela Bowie

Pocket necessities is a dynamic sequence of books which are concise, energetic, and straightforward to learn. filled with proof in addition to professional critiques, each one e-book has all of the key details you must find out about such renowned themes as movie, tv, cult fiction, background, and extra. on the finish of the 20 th century, renowned function versions have been benefiting from the time period bisexual, such as Madonna, David Bowie, Mick Jagger, and Anne Heche. yet what's bisexuality? This e-book highlights civilizations the place bisexuality flourished—Queen Nzinga of Africa dressed as a warrior in conflict, and the traditional Greeks practised bisexuality—and the place it did not—the Conquistadors became their canine at the bisexual Incas. There are biographies, showcasing the lives and loves of well-known bisexuals like Alexander the good, Sappho, Casanova, Marquis de Sade, Oscar Wilde, and Virginia Woolf. there's additionally an exam of bisexuality in movie, together with the bisexual escapades of actors and writers.

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Michelangelo was friends with Vittoria Colonna, an accomplished poetess whom he met while he was working on the Last Judgement. Michelangelo lived through the reigns of thirteen popes and worked for nine of them. For most of his long life, he lived with one or two assistants, a male servant/secretary, and a female cook and housemaid. Michelangelo never married, but this was not uncommon among Renaissance artists. Instead he formed lasting attachments with friends and was loyally committed to his family.

54 In 1933, she conducted the first press conference ever held by a US president’s wife. An accomplished writer, she initiated a daily column, My Day, in 1935 which was syndicated through the newspapers. She hosted a radio program and travelled around the country, lecturing, observing conditions and furthering causes. During World War Two she was assistant director of the Office of Civilian Defense (1941-42). She also visited Great Britain (1942), the South-West Pacific (1943) and the Caribbean (1944).

Newton’s discoveries so impressed his teacher, Isaac Barrow, that he recommended the 27-year-old Newton replace him. Newton’s sexuality is controversial. Some believe he died a virgin, while others point to one big, gay love affair with Fatio de Duillier, a handsome, young Swiss mathematician. ‘The two men were inseparable companions for several years, starting in 1687, when Fatio was 23. They shared a burning interest in Science and mathematics. Whether they also shared a bed is speculation. Newton and Fatio broke off their relationship in 1693.

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