Palchetti-Beard came to Italy in during his university years. Shortly after arriving, he met Manetti through shared friends and it was true love — but as an American he could not stay long in Italy. However, this family cannot be made official with a civil union because the pair are brothers from a legal point of view. Follow Melissa Ianniello on Instagram. Facebook Twitter. Both came out at a very young age and immediately after started to actively participate in the LGBT movement.
When Texas couple Hugh Nini and Neal Treadwell stumbled onto a s-era photograph in a Dallas antiques shop some 20 years ago, they were startled to see a relationship that looked much like theirs: two men, embracing and clearly in love. As Dee Swann writes for the Washington Post , the image spoke to the couple about the history of love between men. We were intrigued that a photo like this could have survived into the [21st] century. Who were they? In the decades that followed this initial discovery, the pair came across more than 2, photos of men in love—at first accidentally and later on purpose.
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