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Yeah, that would explain the affairs Roosevelt had with WOMEN while he was in office so unless he was talking about Elenore he got it wrong.
I think poor Lance probably meant Buchanan, but the little guy sure keeps trying doesn’t he? “Bless His Heart”.
Um, I believe the title should read Franklin Roosevelt. Not Theodore. Franklin is the one who has the gay rumors about him, (and his wife, Elenore).
This is a gay pop culture / shirtless guy website. Don’t be terribly surprised if their historical accuracy isn’t 100%.
I don’t think anybody is going to argue that Elenore was a lesbian, but Franklin seemed to deal with this by having a string of affairs.
@Gherrriey: TMZ identified the president as Theodore Roosevelt.
@Matthew Tharrett: TMZ is stupid. Lance Bass is stupider.
The answer he was looking for is, “Lincoln.”
@NG22: Agreed. Lincoln is the only president I’ve ever heard rumors about.
@Matthew Tharrett: He had a “best friend” that he shared the same bed together for awhile.
@Stache1, Lincoln is long rumored because of the way life worked back then. it was not unusual for single men starting in life to share a bed with a roomate. Also we all know how us gays (as a group) seem to adopt any tortured soul who died too early as gay. Actually the one who is most likley to be gay is James Buchanan, http://www.salon.com/2012/05/14/our_real_first_gay_president/
Lets not forget Vice President William Rufus King, who was as gay as they came.
@nipperdawg: Buchanan was absolutely gay.
While in the Senate, Buchannan lived with another Senator- who, once Buchamman became President, was referred to by MANY in DC as The First Lady :)
Lincoln may well have been- when journals/letters revealed he regularly shared a bed with a male friend, people assumed the ‘cottage’ they stayed in was small- turns out it was a 5 bedroom cottage.
I noticed that Lance said someone in the white house slept with the same sex–he didn’t really say president. He was probably referring to Eleanor Roosevelt.
I am still laughing my ass off over Lance Bass buying a wedding ring in sterling silver from a Saks Fifth Avenue non flagship store. That would suggest that he only has silver confidence in the future rather than gold or platinum. The expression on his future husband’s face said it all. Allow me to translate: B I T C H! Beyond that Lance Bass is completely irrelevant and his radio show is horrid.
Here is an interesting Salon article about PResident Buchanon.
To be fair, Teddy Roosevelt did like getting dressed up in chaps and cowboy drag. And “Rough Riders” has an undeniably gay ring to it. It could be the title of some ’70s gay porn rag. So Lance’s assertion isn’t totally unfounded.
I’ve never heard of any rumors about either President Roosevelt (though Eleanor is certainly another matter). But if we have ever had a gay president, the evidence suggests that Buchanan is our most likely candidate. Which is sad, because he also is widely considered to be one of the worst presidents in U.S. history.
does anyone really care if someone who has been dead for MANY years was gay or not? Is someone gonna come forward and say how their great great grandfather and Abe Lincoln did 69 (and his beard tickled)? Lance Bass, we get it. You are gay! You want everyone to be gay! Well, here’s a reality check. I am gay, and I do not like you.
@IcarusD: too bad the one gay president sucked. kinds like the one black president, he sucks too.
Please put in any details for why the president sucks. Or is this a FOX News posting where you will not put up any background.
It’s possible, but I don’t believe this. Especially coming from the mouth of Lance bass.
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