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    Tab Hunter dead at 86

    He was the golden boy in the 50s. And came to grips with being gay.

    Tab Hunter, iconic 1950s actor, dead at 86 - CNN

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    interviewer: what made you decide to come out about who you are.....I paraphrase a bit.


    The left ist homosexuals define themselves by how they have sex. that's rather............narrow.....and sad.
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    Way before my time. I'm sure he had way more dignity than a lot of those gays you see at the parades.

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    The LA Times used his death as an excuse to beat themselves for early Homophobia:


    How the then-homophobic L.A. Times handled Tab Hunter’s secret gay life in Hollywood




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    Quote Originally Posted by Calypso Jones View Post
    interviewer: what made you decide to come out about who you are.....I paraphrase a bit.


    The left ist homosexuals define themselves by how they have sex. that's rather............narrow.....and sad.
    It is just weird for people to define themselves by how they have sex. But Lefty is weird about a lot of things.




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    Blumpkins Unite!

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    For those to young to understand what was going on in those times: Basically beefcake was the rage. Good looking guys with girls throwing themselves at their feet. That, rather than acting ability was what made stars back then. Sex then, as now sold. Very few people were openly gay although it was more excepted if you were female so some of them did come out. Garbo was an example (she was bi). Tab Hunter was an ok actor but really didn't have the talent (I believe) to become a star just on acting skills so he was sold as a beefcake.

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