The Golden Age of Denial: Hercules, the Bisexual Demigod

Hercules has been the icon of alpha-masculinty for centuries — do you know about his gay love life?

BY Christopher Harrity

August 14 2013 5:05 AM ET

Modern-Day Hercules

Clockwise from upper left: Arnold Schwarzenegger in Hercules in New York (1969), notably Arnold's first film feature; Hercules by Don Heck, 1967, based on Steve Reeves; The spectacular Lou Ferrigno in Hercules (1983); Physique mag Adonis, most likely depicting Adonis and lover Hercules.

Tags: Bisexuality, Art