By 1908, concerned men and women could complete a psychometric test, ‘Am I At All a Uranian?’, answer questions such as ‘Do you whistle well, and naturally like to do so? Do you feel at ease in the dress of the opposite sex? Are you peculiarly fond of Wagner?’ and calculate the nature of their sexual identity in terms of percentage points.
Matthew Sweet, Inventing the Victorians
At the SDCC panel, John Logan mentioned this book as a “Bible” for reference in writing his scripts for Penny Dreadful.
Suddenly Dorian’s line to Ethan in “Demimonde” about “I’d ask you if you’d heard Wagner before, but you’d just say no” got 1000x funnier.