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  •  Hudson was noted (5+ / 0-)

    as a "ladies man" on screen -- if it became common knowledge he was gay, he'd lose the majority of his fan base. Nabors didn't have that problem, so while he might not have been at the forefront of the gay rights movement he had the ability to live his life in peace with himself.

    There's only one rule that I know of, babies -- goddammit, you've got to be kind. -- Kurt Vonnegut

    by Cali Scribe on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 09:57:48 AM PST

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    •  my sister worked on cruise ships through the late (1+ / 0-)
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      70's.  Rock Hudson was not known as a "ladies man" in the cruise industry.  

      It's amazing how so many famous men were able to pretty much keep a public relations lid on their private lives back then.

      Oregon: Sure...it's cold. But it's a damp cold.

      by Keith930 on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 08:00:19 PM PST

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