"I was once St Sebastian, tied to a stump"
Saint Sebastian (1577-78)
Public DomainSaint Sebastian (1577-78) - Credit: El Greco

Saint Sebastian (died c. 288) was a Christian saint, martyred during the rule of the emperor Diocletian.

He is usually portrayed in art and literature tied to a post and pierced with arrows.

For various reasons he has come to be associated with homosexuality, and is sometimes known as 'the homosexual's saint'.