In 1988 flamboyant pianist Liberace’s lover Scott Thorson published a tell-all book entitled Behind The Candelabra: My Life With Liberace. It chronicled Thorson and Liberace’s five-year relationship, which started when Thorson was 17 and ended as a result of Liberace’s sexual promiscuity and Thorson’s drug abuse. Now HBO is allowing television viewers go behind close doors to see how the couple lived, based on Scott Thorson’s autobiography. Directed by famed director Steven Soderbergh (Traffic, Magic Mike), it also stars two very prominent Academy Award winners.
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It was something the LGBT community had suspected for years: ”homophobic attitudes are more likely to be more pronounced among those who have experienced unacknowledged attraction towards members of the same-sex.” The bully who teased you for months for being gay may probably grow up to be queerer than a three dollar bill and had strong feelings of lust for you. The Huffington Post reports the study is set to be published this month in the Journal of Personality and Society and was comprised for four separate experiments, where in each 160 college students partook, conducted in the U.S. and Germany. The findings provide brand new evidence that support ” the psychoanalytic theory that fear, anxiety, and aversion that toward gays and lesbians can grow out of a seemingly heterosexual individual’s own repressed same-sex desires.”