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I don't know about the veracity of this story, but I know one thing. This story will drive some people to frothing and foaming and spitting. And those are just the people who need a poke in the eye. Most other people will read it, believe it or disbelieve it, and not care either way.
It is common these days to speculate about celebrity sexuality. Perez Hilton wouldn't exist without it. But mostly it is either the hot guys or "moral majority" types that get the brunt of the speculation and "outings." I doubt that anyone is harboring fantasies about Abraham Lincoln, gay or straight. He would merely be labeled "first gay President in history," if the story were true. So unlike Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama, who could each lay claim to a "first" if elected, President Neil Patrick Harris may have to settle for second. . .
Outing Abe—BC professor questions Lincoln’s sexuality
. . .According to Charles E. Morris III, associate professor of Communications at Boston College, we may have already seen the first gay president. "There is strong evidence that Abraham Lincoln had very strong relationships with men," says Morris, "and tantalizing but circumstantial evidence that he may have had sexual relationships with some of them.". .
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