5. Katharine Hepburn
Alleged relationships/lovers: Elissa Landi, Irene Mayer Selznick, Phyllis Wilbourn, Laura Harding (heiress to your American Express fortune), Jane Loring (movie editor), Judy Hollywood, Billie Burke
As a youngster, Katharine shaved her mind and passed “Jimmy, ” and as a grown-up super-famous actress, had been recognized on her behalf boyish attire and bohemian attitude. Her agent’s wife that is third to Hepburn as “that dykey bitch. ” Her very first relationship ended up being presumably along with her university buddy Laura Harding.
4. Alla Nazimova
Alleged relationships/lovers: Jean Acker, Natacha Rambova, Eva Le Gallienne, Mercedes De Acosta, Dolly Wilde, Bridget Bate Tichenor, Glesca Marshall, Grace Darmond, Dorothy Arzne
Stage actress Alla Nazimova cointed the word “The Sewing Circle, ” discussing her band of lesbian, bisexual, or bi-curious Hollywood women. She held “outlandish parties” at her Sunset Boulevard property, the renowned hangout that is queer due to the fact Garden of Allah, that was changed into a resort in 1926. Alla ended up being unusually available about her relationships with ladies and ended up being instrumental in starting the professions of Sewing Circle people Jean Acker and Natacha Rambova. Alla lived together with her partner Glesca Marshall from 1929 until her death in 1945.
3. Marlene Dietrich
Alleged lovers/relationships: Edith Piaf, Greta Garbo, Mercedes de Acosta, Claire Waldoff, Tallulah Bankead, Claudette Colbert, Barbara Stanwyck
Marlene Dietrich had been a glamorous Hollywood extrovert of whom film critic Kenneth Tynan had written, “She has sex but no gender that is positive. Her masculinity appeals to females and her sex to males. ” Dietrich had been a large fan of homosexual Berlin when you look at the 1920s, and after going to your states and becoming certainly one of Hollywood’s biggest feminine stars, had lots of affairs with both women and men.Read More