Unconventional sexual orientation today has ceased to be a cause for criminal prosecution. But it is still annoying the broad masses of people who are not familiar with Thomas Mann’s short story “Death in Venice” and who do not believe in Tchaikovsky’s homosexuality. For the most part, people, if they do not blame homosexuals aloud, at least show an unhealthy curiosity about them. It is easy to imagine, for example, the reaction of a sunbathing layman who saw young men kissing on the beach. Or hugging young ladies. At best, giggles.
Representatives of sexual minorities are quite annoyed by this attitude. And they are forced to think of places for recreation more or less underpopulated, so that, having arrived at the resort with a loved one, they will Continue reading