A Queer History: Turning Against Homosexuality
Part 2: The Roman Empire Starts to Turn Against Homosexuality
The second part of the series A Queer History that looks back to Early Greece and forward to the way we live now. The Roman Empire turns against homosexuality.
“From 323 BCE, the Roman empire absorbed Greece, but it did so selectively. Although homosexuality was acknowledged, it had no place within the social structure, as it had in Greece.”