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Comment by Daniel W on November 25, 2011 at 12:47pm

from wikipedia, Perkins "reportedly had affairs with actorsRock Hudson and Tab Hunter, dancer Rudolf Nureyev, composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim and dancer-choreographer Grover Dale"...  I guess he wanted to practice until he found someone who could do sex that he actually did like.  Practice makes perfect.

Comment by dr kellie on November 25, 2011 at 12:39pm

It was rumored that Rock Hudson and Anthony Perkins had some flings.  Hot!

 

Admitting to having gay sex but saying you didn't like it...uh, yeah.  That's kind of like saying you smoked pot but didn't inhale. 

Comment by Daniel W on November 25, 2011 at 11:14am

large pasta shells stuffed with a ricotta/mozarella/parmesan/basil/garlic filling, covered in a spicy pasta sauce and baked.  I add slicces of garlic to the sauce and use a pecorno romano instead of the parmesan, I think it gives a more earthy flavor.

Comment by Daniel W on November 25, 2011 at 11:07am

Im wrong all of the time.  But I make a great conchiglioni al forno.

Comment by Daniel W on November 25, 2011 at 10:43am

I think I need to take back what I said about Vidal's disdain for labels - this bio is more nuanced  "Vidal has consistently argued that the term "homosexual" has no validity, because human sexuality is too complex and diverse to be reduced to binary terms."  That's a viewpoint that I can buy into.  I'll have to apologize to Mr.Vidal.  Not that he would care.  He is an intellectual giant.

 

Strange, I thought Perkins was known to be gay.  Not that I follow hollywood stuff. 

 

 

 

Comment by Daniel W on November 25, 2011 at 10:14am

He could have been a model.  I think Marlin Brando was supposed to have similar thoughts about his own sexuality.

 

I don't understand why people generalize about everyone else's sexuality based on their own.  That includes Vidal.  So he's bi.  That's fine, no problem in any way.  There are also straight people, and gay people, and people in between.  Some people have fluid sexuality, some don't, and some are asexual. It seems narcissistic to assume that everyone is "just like me".

Comment by Daniel W on November 24, 2011 at 10:18am

try this. or this  I suspect gore vidal was bisexual to begin with but on that he can only speak for himself.  ive said all i have to say on that discussion.

 

 

 

 

Comment by Tenken on November 24, 2011 at 9:13am

Thanks for the video, Sentient!  It's interesting and encouraging to draw parallels with modern issues for me.  Also, who was that man at 6:30?  What he said is applicable even today.  It's amazing he could say something so progressive that it still needs to be said 40+ years later.  I tried searching for his quote, but I only got 1 hit on reddit with no name.

Comment by Marx on November 24, 2011 at 6:41am

That was an amazing video.  I tend to forget how things were back then. I was a junior in high school when this was broadcast and I was madly in love with my best friend, Bill.  Even though I was in love with another boy and engaged in homosexuality, it took me years after this to admit to being a homosexual. I rationalized it all by telling myself that I had some homosexual feelings, but that I was not a homosexual.  I was a good person and homosexuals were terrible people, so I could not possibly be a homosexual.  It took three years of therapy to recover from the effects of this type of propaganda and prejudice.  It amazes me how much has changed since then.  Thanks for sharing that video.

 

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.

 

Marx

Comment by Daniel W on November 23, 2011 at 10:47pm

1967, te good old days

 

 

 

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