But more to the point, Tripp notes that although Lincoln was plainly bisexual, as demonstrated by the four children that he had with his wife, there is practically no other compelling record of his heterosexuality. Despite having some political differences over slavery  they corresponded for the rest of their lives, and Lincoln appointed Joshua's brother, James Speedto his cabinet as Attorney General. Attention to the sexuality of public figures has been heightened since the gay rights movement of the later 20th century. He addressed the absence of homosexual undertones in the film, despite his personal belief that there is reason to speculate Lincoln might have been gay or bisexual. Derickson, who shared his bed whenever Mary Todd was away.
Scholar Douglas Wilson claims that Lincoln as a young man displayed robustly heterosexual behavior, including telling stories to his friends of his interactions with women.
Tripp said that references to Lincoln's possible homosexuality were cut in the abridged version of the biography. Tripp has investigated male sexual partners for Lincoln from early youth to his affair with the captain of his personal military guard, David V. Real Voices. Transformations in Society and Psychoanalysis.
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