For them it was important to be seen engaging in what would appear to be sexual banter with an obviously girly-girl. Vanessa Bell, painter, sister to writer Virginia Woolf and member of the Bloomsbury Group, had a lifelong relationship with artist and gay man Duncan Grant. Views Read Edit View history. Tribades, Tommies and Transgressives; History of Sexualities: In Hudson's case, Phyllis Gates acted as his beard to avert the damage that the disclosure of Hudson's homosexuality  might have caused to his career. Her mother, Dorothy now deceasedwas always impeccably dressed. Under these laws, men could go to jail for engaging in same-sex relations.
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