“There is something you should know before making a final decision.”
“I’m already aware he’s Russian, sir,” Napoleon said. “And he’s still on good terms with them, so he must at least technically be a Communist.”
Waverly brushed that aside. “All of the Russian agents are. Kuryakin, however, is also an admitted homosexual.”
Source: Waging World Peace – Chapter 1, by Alex51324 – The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
A great getting-together fic set in the original tv!verse.