#BornThisDay: Musician/Producer, Roger Edens

November 9, 1905- Roger Edens. What sort of person does not love the MGM Musicals from the Golden Age of Hollywood? Edens was a musical arranger, songwriter, & producer. He was also a congenial, cultured, & clever gay man who brought in ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Sophia Loren

September 20, 1934- Sophia Loren is Italy’s Cinema Icon, an eternal Diva, & I wish to nominate her to the status of Gay Icon. Loren’s exciting life has taken her from being a ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Tom Drake

August 5, 1918- He was born as Alfred Sinclair Alderdice in Brooklyn. At some point in his stage career & after several other name changes, he landed on Tom Drake as his ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Tab Hunter

July 11, 1931- Arthur Andrew Kelm Gelien was a champion equestrian & figure skater before an agent, Henry Willson, turned him into Tab Hunter (the same agent ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Director, George Cukor

July 7 1899- NYC born George Cukor is a major player in a scene in one of my favorite films, Gods & Monsters (1998),when gay director James ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Dancer, Actress, Ann Miller

April 12, 1923- I have made it my life’s work to school the baby gays about the great entertainers that came before Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, & even before ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Bette Davis

 "Everybody has a heart. Except some people." April 5, 1908 – I find All About Eve (1950) to be a perfect film with not a wasted piece of dialogue or an unnecessary ... See the Rest

Vintage Fourth of July

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