(1/3) “We never talked about sex in our house. My parents were Baptists. But there were ways of finding out. The kid next door had a television and a single mother. He used to invite me over, pull down my pants, and rub up against me. Then we’d go watch Howdy Doody on tv..."
8:56 PM · Sep 26, 2021
(2/3) “Jim was a baritone. I’m a fucking tenor, but he was a baritone. He had a deep voice. And that’s what drew me to him: his strength, his masculinity. There were times during rehearsal when I’d find him looking at me, and I’d look at him. Those were frightening moments..."
(3/3) “Jim quit theater. He graduated two years before me and moved to Michigan. One day I wrote him a letter, and said: ‘I feel like we have something deeper than friendship. And I’d like to explore it.’ His reply hurt so much. He wrote: ‘If you’re talking about homosexuality.."