the victory of faith by st george hare, 1889
[two christian women, one a noblewoman and the other her slave, about to be martyred for their faith]
Der Reigen. Ludwig von Langenmantel (German, 1854-1922)
Bilitis. Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer (French, 1865-1953)
Return of Persephone. Alfred Kingsley Lawrence (British, 1893-1975)
Diana et Calisto. Jean-Baptiste Marie Pierre (French, 1713–1789)
Fact: Bisexual women and lesbians used to give each other violets to symbolize their love in the early 20th century, referencing a poem by Sappho. Gay and bisexual men used to wear carnations, a trend started by Oscar Wilde. Gay and bisexual communities have always been intertwined, sharing in each other’s love and struggles and creating history together.