Historical Bromance

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I stumbled on an amazing article called Bosom Buddies: A Photo History of Male Affection, and I'm forcing a tie in to my blog because people love using vintage photographs as art.  

The thesis of the article is that the concept of a clear divide between gay and straight is relatively modern.  In the days of yore, there was't a stigma attached to casual physical affection between male friends.  Once homosexuality became a designated group, bros reduced demonstrations of affection so that no one would think, "Gay!".  This is such a shame because the bromance in these pictures is the sweetest thing I've seen in a while.  

 

 

 

 

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You should check out the site for many more pictures.