It was on this date, December 25, 1908, that English writer, actor and homosexual rights campaigner Quentin Crisp was born Denis Charles Pratt in the London suburb of Sutton. The self-described “stately old homo of England” relates in his autobiography how, in his early twenties, he decided to devote his life to “making the existence of homosexuality abundantly clear to the world’s aborigines.”
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Originally published December 2003 by Ronald Bruce Meyer.
Arnold was a leading literary critic and wrote many essays, which displayed a seriously Rationalist streak. He denied belief in immortality and a personal God.