Sunday, November 5, 2017
MARY RENAULT, SAINT OF ANTINOUS
MARY RENAULT 4 September 1905 – 13 December 1983) is a saint of Antinous!
She was a British lesbian writer best known for her wonderful historical novels that recreated in Ancient Greece in magnificent detail (The King Must Die and The Persian Boy).
Renault met her life partner Julie Mullard in 1933 while they were training as nurses and they were together for 50 years, until Renault's death in 1983.
She has inspired millions of people with her historical fiction which portrays homosexuals as strong and courageous leaders.