Yes I agree - very well put - I don't think we are disagreeing over anything except perhaps that I feel that she was genuine in her identification and you are not convinced she was - I agree that it is all in the PR mileage but the reality is that she did identify with her "Irishness" due to her relationship with her extended maternal family in her formative years and this identification happened to be conveinient and maybe beneficial for her - who knows?
An anonymous editor keeps adding self-promotion material about a Judy Garland impersonator. During intermission, at the mezzanine bar, I said hello to a young man in a muscle-hugging, sky-blue spandex Famous Gays throughout history except that Judy Garland, whom I recognized from Boston.
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Many used pseudonyms and "Judy Garland" was among the most popular. Both ladies, like Garland are from musical families and have strong powerful voices as well as a softer and more emotional range. The first act was a raw spectacle of fear and courage. See also: Camp style. The film director John Waters recently told me that he thinks the gay-Garland connection is "an embarrassing topic.
To those even remotely acquainted with Judy's personality, if she did in fact decide to commit suicide, she would be carefully dressed, fully made up, and in a more elegant venue than the bathroom.
If you can't find the email you can resend it here. The Gumm Sisters continued to perform successfully. She'd hack her wrists if some director yelled at her. The aspects of gay identification with Garland were being discussed in the mainstream as early as Meet Me in St. Alexander saw his love like Achilles and Patroclus.
The Print Edition. Judy would also tell stories about drunken Munchkins, a breast-grabbing Louis B. Blatant effeminacy last seems to have been widely acceptable in white, urban, middle-class gay culture in the late s, a time memorialized in Mart Crowley's play which depicted the quip-lashed anguish and emotionally destructive conditions of life in the closet with unprecedented candor.
Namespaces Article Talk. Therefore I removed the Impersonator part. At 32, she had already been divorced twice and suffered numerous breakdowns.