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If You Think We’re Less Homophobic Today, You Should See These Pictures From 100 Years Ago

About 100 years B.F. (Before Facebook), guys would have professional pictures taken to celebrate their friendships. And they’d usually be touching. And it was No. Big. Deal. These portraits are beautiful, and they’re great reminders that men’s friendships are just as intense and valuable as women’s. 

As face masks have become mandatory in many places to limit the spread of coronavirus, it's also become an increasingly politicized thing. As we know, anything that involves political polarization also involves vast amounts of misinformation and disinformation. Whose idea was the internet again?

No one I know loves wearing a mask. We all wish we didn't have to. But there are an awful lot of people saying they can't wear one, or they refuse to wear one because they've been led to believe that masks are somehow more dangerous than not wearing one. I've seen and read "information" on everything from masks depriving people of oxygen to masks causing CO2 build up to masks creating fungus problems.

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