LA Weekly has a cover story by the lovely Patrick Range McDonald about secret queer leading men in Hollywood.
The publicist hasn’t brought out an A-list, gay male actor – yet. But Bragman says that day is coming, and after the first superstar decides to reveal himself, a fundamental shift in American acceptance of gay leading men may not be far behind. He’s currently working with a famous musician who’s still closeted from the public, but who will come out next year. And the manager of one major movie star approached Bragman a year ago and asked about his client’s possibly going public, but the actor still refuses to pull the trigger.
“I felt a little frustrated with that superstar,” Bragman says in reflection, “because it had to be â€˜handled.’ “
So yeah, “we’re used to it.”
Read the whole piece here.