Using those books and the internet, I made you this chart, and compiled the list beneath it. Again, a lot of this information could be false, but it is also possibly true! Barbara Stanwyck pinged hard for her lesbian fans, even in movies where she had to pretend to be in love with a dude. She ultimately spent thirty years with her publicist Helen Ferguson. You have a marvelous face. At the height of her fame, she began a relationship with Alla Nazimova.
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Barbara Stanwyck - actress, suspected lesbian, and gay icon
He and Stanwyck eventually became estranged. He being Frank, the husband, or Dion, the son? Can someone who knows clarify the sentence? Somebody has been at it again, adding "lesbian" data. Did Stanwyck even meet Greta Garbo?? I have never read of them even being in the same room from a legitimate source.
We can't say with absolute certainty that Barbara Stanwyck was a lesbian, but there are enough innuendo and rumor about the iconic actress's personal life that it seems pretty likely Stanwyck was at least open to girl-on-girl action. And even if she weren't a lesbian, her brassy and butch nature, both onscreen and off, garnered her a loyal following from lesbians and gays alike. So, for today's Today in Gay History, we celebrate Stanwyck's July 16, birth with seven bits of trivia that, when taken together, paint a pretty good picture of Stanwyck's life, career, and legacy.
Any mention of her sexual preferences would immediately bring forth veiled threats of litigation should the subject be pursued. Cruise does the same thing today. Mention his name in connection with homosexuality or bisexuality and he will threaten to sue. The sarcasm was obvious but, apparently, the writers felt it necessary just to keep on the safe side.