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Author David Halperin Theorizes Being Gay Is All About Joan Crawford

Among the most unusual things about How to Be Gay is that it is, at heart, a 500-plus-page work that explores a fundamental kind of gay sensibility by concentrating almost exclusively on one actress, Joan Crawford, and on a single scene in a single movie, the 1945 drama Mildred Pierce.

Dwight Garret of the New York Times review of David Halperin’s new book, How to Be Gay. By the way, he’s referring to this scene, naturally