During the Golden Age of Hollywood in the s, actors and actresses shot to fame—but only if they tailored their images to the demands of the big studios. For LGBT actors, that often meant marrying a person of the opposite sex. The early 20th century represented a unique time for LGBT people in the country. Throughout the Roaring Twenties , men dressed as women and gender non-conformity and queerness weren't as taboo in big cities as they would be years later. These marriages were arranged by Hollywood studios between one or more gay, lesbian or bisexual people in order to hide their sexual orientation from the public. They date back to the early 20th century and carried on past the gay liberation movement of the s.
Sex Scandals of Early Hollywood
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Today it's common knowledge that Rock Hudson was gay, but in the s a lot of effort went into maintaining his straight leading man image. Now a new documentary, "Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood" —featuring year-old Scotty Bowers, who was an unabashed pimp to the stars—sheds new light on that pre-Stonewall world. Here, to mark Hudson's birthday, are 20 gay and bisexual actors who became movie legends. Tab Hunter was arrested at a gay party in Scandal sheets had it in for Hunter. Not long after his agent sacrificed Tab Hunter to keep Hudson's sex life out of the press, the leading man in "Giant" seen here with co-star Elizabeth Taylor married his agent's secretary.
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That simply sounds like a story too juicy to be true. And he did it from the gas station where he worked, right on Hollywood Boulevard. Hollywood provides a revisionist history of the Golden Age of Cinema, with producer Ryan Murphy adding an idealized spin on the era. However, the Golden Tip is one of the few pieces of the story that does not get such a rosy gloss. Perhaps the gas station brothel was not nearly as nefarious as it sounds.
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