An Entry In This Old Diary Has Corrected What We Were Taught About LGBTQ+ History

As a man in the midst of his PhD, Eamonn O’Keeffe is no stranger to time spent trawling through old historical documents. On one particular day, though, he ends up spotting something of special note. In a diary dating back two centuries, a passage written by a British farmer sheds light on his time’s attitudes towards homosexuality. And it seems that they weren’t what you might have expected.