This Kentucky picture from the early 1900s shows two women dressed as men. It was collected by a Louisville man who spent 50 years collecting gay photographs at Kentucky yard sales and flea markets.
This Kentucky picture from the early 1900s shows two women dressed as men. It was collected by a Louisville man who spent 50 years collecting gay photographs at Kentucky yard sales and flea markets. Photo Provided
This Kentucky picture from the early 1900s shows two women dressed as men. It was collected by a Louisville man who spent 50 years collecting gay photographs at Kentucky yard sales and flea markets. Photo Provided

Kentucky’s hidden gay history emerges, from drag queens to Revolutionary War vets

August 24, 2016 09:56 AM

UPDATED August 26, 2016 07:05 AM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.