Vol 1. No 5. February, 1998
Queer of the Month
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) once claimed to prefer lower-class boys because "their passion was all body and no soul."
He also bragged to a friend of having made love to
five different boys in a single night. "I kissed
each one of them in every part of their bodies," he
said. "They were all dirty and appealed to me just
Wilde was arrested on a morals charge and sentenced to 2 years hard labour. He died in Paris in 1900 and 50 years later the remains of his longtime friend Robert Ross - "The first boy Oscar ever had" - were placed in his tomb.
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