Michael S. Roth, curator of the hotly contested, long-delayed Sigmund Freud exhibition that opens this week at the Library of Congress, is talking with me about the hoary old Oedipus complex. In passing, I describe it as "wanting to sleep with your father and kill your mother." A flicker of surprise passes across Roth's face as he reminds me, "It's the opposite." So it is, I reply, startled and sheepish. Then I let Roth in on the fact that I'm gay. So was my Oedipus mistake a meaningless mix-up or a... More >>>