George Orwell was homophobic, and often included anti-gay slurs in his writings. He also expressed contempt for gay/bisexual leftists and intellectuals at the time, calling them the "pansy Left", and "nancy poets". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
The pansy is quite a durable flower, able to survive with little water and freezing temperatures, despite its derogatory use as an "unmanly" or spineless person. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan…
The pansy is the symbol of the American Secular Union and Freethought in general. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
Margaret Mitchell originally chose Pansy as the name of her Gone with the Wind heroine, but settled on Scarlett just before the book went into print. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sca…
In 1994, Green Day refused to play a gig if Pansy Division (an openly gay rock band) was not allowed to open the concert. magnetmagazine.com/2009/0…
There was a "Pansy Craze" in Manhattan during prohibition that increased the mainstream popularity of gay culture. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan…
The pansy is the symbol for freethinkers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
The heroine's name of Gone With the Wind originally was Pansy, not Scarlett mentalfloss.com/article/3…
Sand-Dollars are also known as "Sea Cookies" "Snapper Biscuits" and "Pansy Shells" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San…
The pansy is the symbol for free thinkers everywhere. It's never looked more badass to me than right now. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
That, after killing Alexander Hamilton in a duel in 1804, Aaron Burr managed to complete his term as Vice President of the United States, meaning that, for more than seven months, America had a Vice President who had been indicted for murder en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bur…
At a Barcelona showing of "Reservoir Dogs", Wes Craven, the director of the " Nightmare on Elm Street" franchise, walked out due to the intense graphic violence depicted. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Res…
Writer Margaret Mitchell wrote best-selling novel "Gone With the Wind" while recuperating at home from a broken ankle. Her husband got tired of delivering and returning library books and suggested she just write her own book en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Willie Nelson covered a song dedicated to gay cowboys called 'Cowboys Are Frequently, Secretly Fond of Each Other' en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cow…

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