Larry Flynt Writing Book on Presidential Sex

Hustler publisher will delve into affairs of state
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 18, 2010 7:15 AM CDT
Updated Mar 18, 2010 8:12 AM CDT
In this Nov. 8, 2007 file photo, Hustler magazine founder Larry Flynt poses for photographers on the red carpet during the RainbowPUSH Coalition Los Angeles 10th annual awards dinner in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, file)
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(Newser) – Porn king Larry Flynt is turning to a slightly more academic topic: presidents. Well, the sex lives of presidents, to be exact. The Hustler publisher is writing One Nation Under Sex, an “academically sourced” history of White House seductions. Gawker got a look at the proposal, and it includes important historical info like “George Washington was a famous swordsman in more ways than one” and “How did this president from Pennsylvania become so proslavery? In two words: Gay Love.”

To read the entire 54-page document—Gawker writer John Cook notes that it’s mostly “a breezy overview of old rumors” like Abraham Lincoln and James Buchanan were gay, Eleanor Roosevelt had lesbian lovers, and Supreme Court justice Louis Brandeis blackmailed Woodrow Wilson over a mistress—click here.

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