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Hollywood’s Bisexual Closet: Queer Movie Historian Boze Hadleigh Kicks the Door Open

A little crowd of approximately a dozen individuals collected in the GLBT History Museum within the Castro recently for Hollywood’s Bisexual Closet: Marilyn Monroe and much more, a talk written by openly homosexual Hollywood historian and writer Boze Hadleigh. Hadleigh’s books consist of Conversations With My Elders and Hollywood Lesbians.

Many Hollywood movie movie stars of this Golden Age had been discovered to be gay after their amount of time in the limelight had faded. The highest types of this are William Haines, a premier package workplace celebrity who quit their profession in 1932 so that you can live together with partner. Perhaps the most useful instance is that of homosexual celeb Rock Hudson, who’s homosexuality had been well known for many years Hudson had been officially outed by the press soon before his death from helps with 1985.

Hollywood historian Boze Hadleigh

While homosexuality in Hollywood is definitely a subject of conversation, the main topic of bisexuality has usually been held peaceful.

“Indeed bisexuals are mainly ignored in a polarized news and society that imagines everything is either-or instead of and-but,” Hadleigh told BAS following the talk. “Rock Hudson told me he didn’t ‘believe in bisexuals.’ Exact exact Same with many heteros and gays,I’d state.”

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