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Life for gays and lesbians in Russia is clandestine and convoluted. But the country is inscrutable to the West, so it may be impossible to seek civil rights advances like anything we’d imagine. Photographs by Davide Monteleone

January 17 2014 2:05 PM

Not so long ago the idea of a gay person representing the United States in embassies abroad was unimaginable. Oh, how times have changed.

January 16 2014 5:00 AM

Celebrated as a painter of American ideals, he was actually craving male beauty.

January 15 2014 5:30 AM