Leonardo da Vinci as homosexual pedophile: The YouTube version

Leonardo da Vinci by Raphael

If you are visually oriented, the roots of the controversy around Leonardo da Vinci's alleged identity as a homosexual pedophile are in this fifteen minute YouTube video: http://youtu.be/wCLNCsBYQPA The basic reason history has labelled da Vinci a homosexual pedophile is covered in the video. I also allude to two secondary reasons: bad biographers (one of whom was undoubtedly a pedophile with ulterior motives for accusing da Vinci) and the fact that he was undoubtedly close to two … [Read more...]

Was Leonardo da Vinci a gay pedophile?

Statue of Leonardo da Vinci

To include a fun biography of Leonardo da Vinci, my principal detective, I extensively  researched his sexuality for my $2.99 e-book, A Borgia Daughter Dies. Bottom line: he was either bisexual or heterosexual. For a quick, fun read about the period and da Vinci's life, you can get A Borgia Daughter Dies here: Purchase at Amazon ($2.99) .  The controversy over his sexuality is so fascinating that it forms the historical backdrop for my next book, tentatively titled Da Vinci Detects, available … [Read more...]