Convert Oscar Wilde: My ‘Monstrous Sexual Perversion’ and ‘Madness’

The Imaginative Conservative, Joseph Pearce: It was with a queer sense of déjà vu that I heard the news that a “temple” in homage to Oscar Wilde has been opened in a Methodist church in New York City “to celebrate the Irish legend … who was imprisoned and shamed for his sexuality.” This was, after all, only the latest of many efforts to canonize Wilde as a homosexual icon and as a martyr to (homo)sexual liberation. It was the latest but will doubtless not be the last. Read article here.