Filmmaker Sébastien Lifshitz began compiling vintage photographs of queer couples when he happened upon a photo album that he realized contained the life a lesbian couple. Intrigued by the visibility with which they claimed with these photographs, despite living in the early to mid 20th century, when homosexuality was less accepted and more hidden that
This is an excerpt from a 1,900 year old letter written by Athenodorus in Ancient Rome. Athenodorus was a student of Posidonius of Rhodes, and the teacher of Octavian (the future Caesar Augustus) at Apollonia. He is written of by Pliny the Younger, who tells us of Athenodorus’ renting of a haunted house in Athens.
From deliberate provocation to accidental insult, the most controversial album covers of all time is an eye-popping gallery covering some startling imagery.