It's sort of gay closeted too. This is your musical biopic of Gloria Swanson? Were you flirty with Richard, when you met? His work has encompassed everything from stage musicals like Tin Pan Alleyto telefilms like Mrs. Bert with his paper clips and organisation? Thank you so much for this look behind the scenes of a show that defined my childhood. The only way it would have been gayer is if it had been Richard Hunt.
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Bert and Ernie were 'loving gay couple' says former Sesame Street writer
And I can remember being stonewalled in a way that it made me think it was a lost cause. I mean, what could be gayer? Did you get to know them at all? Due to statut issues. However, the claim brought a categorical denial from the organisation behind the children's show, which said the puppets were just friends and did not have any sexual orientation. I can remember pitching to the education department, the gatekeepers of the curriculum, gay content, just to get it off my conscience. Every monthly meeting brought another member or two sharing his positive HIV status.