Orgies and relationships from the golden age of gay hollywood
Along for the ride is a room full of queer women who came to listen to the podcast being recorded live at TGIFemslash , a convention dedicated to the queer ladies of media, the ladies who love them, and the fans who love them. Join us and a room full of big gay nerds as we discuss the early years of film and the sexploits of the rich and famous! Who was gay for pay? Who wore violets on the crotch of her dress to advertise her queerness? Tune in to find out, plus listen to our friends at TGIFemslash discuss their favorite queermos from history!
22 Rumors, Orgies, And Relationships From The Golden Age Of Gay Hollywood
10 Sordid Rumors From The Golden Age Of Hollywood - Listverse
Kate Masters. It may be known as the City of Angels, but dirty rumors still run rampant in Los Angeles. Sordid stories and whispered scandals reached their fever pitch in the golden age of Hollywood, when puritanical public morales masked hidden affairs and the rampant sexuality of the stars. In one of the most shocking stories in his book, he reveals the secret fetish of British actor Charles Laughton.
"Love like Matter is much Odder than we thought." -W.H. Auden
Bowers, who is now around ninety, offers an explanation for waiting this long to share his story that seems plausible enough: though he may have wanted to tell his story before, Bowers is a gentleman and he never would have betrayed the confidences of the people who became his friends. Publishers are leery of litigation. If anything, it was worse then.
Perkins was intense, sensitive, and complex, according to Scotty Bowers in Full Service. He was married with two kids but also gay. His longest gay relationship was with actor Tab Hunter, but he saw many men. Bowers writes that Perkins always wanted someone different.