No, this isn't what Timm looks like while getting tattooed - only when being attacked by sharks.
The people involved were predominantly heterosexual.
John Lateran in Rome traditionally the Pope's parish church in 1578, as many as thirteen same-gender couples were joined during a high Mass and with the cooperation of the Vatican clergy, "taking communion together, using the same nuptial Scripture, after which they slept and ate together" according to a contemporary report.
I don't believe there was any love involved, it was just a case of power enforcement.
Affection between people who truly love eachother is a beautiful thing.
I attended Iowa State University and studied Agricultural Biochemistry, but shifted my focus to biomedical research after a summer rotation at the Mayo Clinic.