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


Above: Drunken Hercules, detail, c. 1611, by Peter Paul Rubens. Must have been some party. Looks like the ladies and the satyrs both got a piece of the "Gee, I must have been a drunk demigod last night" action.

Tags: Bisexuality, Art

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