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Franklin, who died in when he was 72, was the first Jewish American to reach the elite status of matador in Spanish bullfighting circles. His sexual identity was an open secret among those who knew him, but remained unknown to the public. He was friends with celebrities like Ernest Hemingway and actor Douglas Fairbanks, and he acted in or served as an adviser for Hollywood films, including the comedy The Kid from Spain. His sexual identity has become more widely known from biographical material published in recent years. He was hiding in plain sight, as a gay man in a very macho sport. Even after retiring from the bullring in , Franklin would often travel with 20 sequined, hand-embroidered outfits in trunks, Markowitz says, adding that her uncle was drawn to the theatrical performance style of bullfighting. He favoured visual arts and acting in school and adopted the name Franklin to hide his stage roles from his father, a hard-nosed man who in the late s became one of the first Jewish police officers in New York City, Markowitz says.
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The need for strong, independent local journalism is more urgent than ever. Please support the city we love by joining Friends of Willamette Week. The Matador bears no relation whatsoever to Casa Del Matador restaurants— though cheekier bartenders did occasionally offer free appetizers to presumably misdirected callers asking for reservations.
This is the point in history in which essayist, visual artist and activist Pedro Lemebel places his first novel, and his first work translated into English to international renown. Pedro Lemebel was among other things, an essayist and chronicler of Chile and the dictatorship, and as a gay man showed the queer perspective of the country and the political turmoil that was severely underrepresented. He was nominated for several awards including the Chilean National Prize for Literature.