Tag Archives: Billy Crystal

HomoQuotable – Steve Friess

“[G]ay activists are as responsible as anyone for the fact that a large swath of Americans who thought they were OK with gays are finding themselves surprised by their own reactions to what they’re starting to see [on television]. This is, after all, a civil rights movement that aggressively worked for many years to downplay the mechanics of gay sexual …

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Billy Crystal Clarifies Gay Sex Remark

Via the Hollywood Reporter: Billy Crystal clarified remarks he made Sunday at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour that have been taken out of context. The actor, who appeared during a panel to support FX’s upcoming half-hour series The Comedians, made pointed remarks during his time in front of the press about the current state of sex on television. …

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Billy Crystal Doesn’t Want Gay Sex Scenes On Television Shoved In His Face

Via Entertainment Tonight: Billy Crystal blazed trails in the 1970s by playing Jodie Dallas on Soap, the first openly gay character to regularly appear on a network television show. These days, however, the 66-year-old funnyman thinks that TV”s depiction of homosexuality has come a long way — perhaps even too far. Speaking to journalists at the TV Critics Association press …

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