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TWIT magazine: Adah’s Gay Friends

TWIT finds a friend in ADAH MENKEN: In New York of 1860, 150 years ago, when aspiring actress Adah Isaacs Menken met the already notorious poet Walt Whitman, being a gay man was entirely hidden from public view. Because Whitman’s Leaves…


Adah’s Gay Friends

On the historic date of December 18, 2010 the “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy was repealed by an act of Congress. Finally, gays may serve openly in the U.S. military. In 1860, 150 years earlier, when young, aspiring actress Adah…