It's the best of times for gays on television. But not every supportive show carries the same cultural significance. ABC's Modern Family , is, of course, about a modern family. As in, "hey, these couples aren't like families you're used to! They're modern!
Potentially Gay, Bisexual, Or Queer Stars Of Golden Era Hollywood
Hollywood's Golden Age Gays. The list is LONG.
Green Lantern is the name of several superheroes appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. They have been adapted to television, video games, and motion pictures. This Green Lantern's real name was Alan Scott , a railroad engineer who, after a railway crash, came into possession of a magic lantern which spoke to him and said it would bring power. From this, he crafted a magic ring which gave him a wide variety of powers. The limitations of the ring were that it had to be "charged" every 24 hours by touching it to the lantern for a time, and that it could not directly affect objects made of wood. Alan Scott fought mostly ordinary human villains, but he did have a few paranormal ones such as the immortal Vandal Savage and the zombie Solomon Grundy. Most stories took place in New York.
Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book. But, be honest, could you resist this cover if you found It on the shelf instead of that copy of 'Agnes Grey'? Michael Bronski argues that, while postwar America straitened its laces and filed into regimented suburbs, fiction with gay themes and subjects became ever-more prominent, first in literary circles and, audience proven, in the burgeoning pulp market. For further reading and as a quick reference he includes an annotated appendix of American gay fiction from He tends to keep things brief, which arguably allows the selected excerpts to speak for themselves, but I often felt like I wanted more input from him, because that he did his homework is very clear.
S cotty Bowers was a year-old petrol station attendant on Hollywood Boulevard when the actor Walter Pidgeon pulled up to the pump and asked the dimpled blond to jump in his Lincoln. It would be the ride of his life. Bowers himself transcended labels. Years later, he startled sexologist Dr Alfred Kinsey by checking off every sex act on his list and took him to orgies to prove it. Guys, girls, spouses, kings, consorts — and a three-way with Ava Gardner and Lana Turner.