Wednesday, November 22, 2017

In Rememberance--How David Cassidy Outed Me

CNN reports: David Cassidy, who came to fame as a '70s teen heartthrob and lead singer on "The Partridge Family," has died, according to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen. He was 67.

From the Los Angeles Blade by Troy Masters:

I was an ecstatic 12 year old when I picked up a Tiger Beat magazine in 1973 and read David Cassidy’s concert schedule. He was set to perform in Nashville.

Mom was getting her first hints that her son was a tad nelly as I continued my ranting obsession with David right up until concert time.

“Troy,” she said, “you’re supposed to like girls.” My sister chimed in with deliriously gleeful agreement.

I felt exposed and stupid. But in a burst of indignant righteousness I exclaimed, “But I don’t!”

See full story here.

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