He was gay but was he homosexual?
"I loved you, so I drew these tides of men into my hands and wrote my will across the sky in stars
To gain you Freedom, the seven-pillared worthy house, that your eyes might be shining for me, When I came."
Lawrence of Arabia was born on this day in 1888. The homoerotic passage above is from Seven Pillars of Wisdom, an autobiography by T. E. Lawrence.