Civil War

GETTYSBURG DRESS? Author and activist Larry Kramer claims to have uncovered evidence that Abe Lincoln was gay, and is writing a book about it. So is sex-researcher C.A. Tripp. What we know so far:

GAY

--Shared bed with another man --Broke engagement to Mary Todd --Liked the theater --Was quite liberal --Experimented with fashion (owned a snazzy hat, wore black) --Had a "beard"

NOT GAY

--Sharing beds was common --Eventually married her --Lived in a log cabin --Was a Republican --Never pulled it off --It really was a beard

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