With The Days of Anna Madrigal, now in stores, Armistead Maupin concludes the nine-novel Tales of the City series he began in 1976. I spoke to Maupin about plotting a story over decades, the changing nature of gay identity, and saying good-bye to the characters he loves.
Fred Astaire, Rock Hudson, Jack Kerouac, and even Jacqueline Kennedy show up in a new “sexual biography” of writer Gore Vidal. Author Tim Teeman examines why discussing the iconic writer’s sex life expands our understanding of him rather than contracts it.
Phyllis Gates confronted her husband, Rock Hudson, about his sexuality in 1958. This week, we find out it was all caught on tape.