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Who was Gay Gayerson anyway?

And why is he thje standard for how gay a person is?

by Anonymousreply 6703/25/2016

He threw the first brick at Stonewall, in a taffeta gown and high heels, giving a cop a concussion and without breaking a nail.

by Anonymousreply 103/08/2013

oh. thank you r1. He sounds fabulous.

by Anonymousreply 203/08/2013

Gay Gayerson was the first one on line at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home to view Judy Garland. The line began forming around 3 a.m. and Gayerson got there first.

Campbell’s funerals have included John Lennon’s (where a decoy hearse was used to fool the press) as well as send-offs for William Randolph Hearst, Joan Crawford, Heath Ledger, the Notorious B.I.G., mobster Frank Costello, Ed Sullivan, Marvin Hamlisch, and artist LeRoy Neiman.

by Anonymousreply 303/08/2013

Gay Gayerson is also the first gay person to go to an IKEA on Super Bowl Sunday, on January 26, 1986, in Plymouth Meeting, PA, wearing an Ungaro spring frock.

by Anonymousreply 403/08/2013

According to Urban Dictionary, the name was used on an episode of Roseanne to indicate the gayest possible person. Of course, that begs the question, does his surname mean he is a "gayer son" than others of his parents', or were one or both of his parents "gayer" than he--and, if so, what made them decide to copulate in the first place?

by Anonymousreply 503/08/2013

Gay Gayerson goes by simply "Anonymous" here on the Datalounge

by Anonymousreply 603/08/2013

Gay Gayerson was the wardrobe person in charge of Liza Minnelli's shoes for her Liza With A "Z" TV special. They became lifelong friends until Gay's death when run over by a stolen taxicab in front of Trump Tower on 9/11. With all the happenings at the World Trade Center, Liza didn't realize Gay had departed this world until she didn't get a Christmas card from Gay for the next three years.

by Anonymousreply 703/08/2013

"on line"

First to queue, R3.

by Anonymousreply 803/08/2013

You must be a real blast at parties, R8. You limey bastard.

No one says "queue" in America unless they're talking about Netflix. And in New York you stand on line, not in line.

by Anonymousreply 903/08/2013

R9, are you the anti-"maths" troll?

by Anonymousreply 1003/09/2013

In the scene where Dolly is getting on the train, Gay Gayerson is wearing the puce feathers and furbelows on a lime green outfit - the third person to get on the train behind Barbra.

by Anonymousreply 1103/09/2013

Anderson Cooper's first boyfriend in prep school.

by Anonymousreply 1203/09/2013

Gay Gayerson was the gayest little boy in all the world. But he wanted to go into show business in the 70's, when "ethnic" was in. So his agent suggested he change his name, and soon success was his.

Today, that little boy is all grown up and goes by the name "John Travolta."

by Anonymousreply 1303/09/2013

Gay Gayerson organized the first gay boycott of Coors beer.

by Anonymousreply 1403/11/2013

I am Gay Gayerson !!

by Anonymousreply 1508/21/2014

[quote] And in New York you stand on line, not in line.

New Yorkers are so special! Yet another challenge they have to survive in the big city!

by Anonymousreply 1608/21/2014

Gay Gayerson bought Liberace his first candleabra.

by Anonymousreply 1708/22/2014

You do realize, R8, that the Frank Campbell Funeral Home is at 81st and Madison.

by Anonymousreply 1808/22/2014

Gay Gayerson convinced Joshua Speed to come out of the closet and date a young lawyer in Springfield, Illinois, Abe Lincoln.

by Anonymousreply 1908/22/2014

Lord Gay Gayerson casually suggested Queen Elizabeth I refer to herself as a 'Virgin - touched for the very first time. She ran with it.

For her 50th birthday, Lord Gay presented Betty with two Moorish dwarves to keep under her skirts. They kept her cooter busy during meetings of state. Every time she uttered "Kill the Mary worshippers" the dwarfs hit her joy button.

by Anonymousreply 2008/22/2014

Gay Gayerson was the inspiration for Emory in "The Boys in the Band," but the producers talked Crowley into toning down the character. Cliff Gorman, while fine in the role, is a pale imitation.

That's his casserole the lasagne is served in, though.

by Anonymousreply 2108/22/2014

Gay Gayerson made sure there were no stray threads on the AIDS Quilt.

by Anonymousreply 2208/22/2014

R3, I did not like Heath Ledger in his role as "Joker".

by Anonymousreply 2308/22/2014

Gay Gayerson is a part time florist. The back of his shop has a glory hole.

by Anonymousreply 2408/22/2014

One may access the secret glory hole by saying the secret phrase:

"May I please see your selection of pink roses?"

by Anonymousreply 2508/22/2014


by Anonymousreply 2608/22/2014

Gay Gayerson was the brave man who climbed to the top of Mt. Vilanch and lived to tell about it.

by Anonymousreply 2708/22/2014

Gay Gayerson (multi-tasker) was for one heady season in charge of Liberace's picnic basket, but as we know, Lee's staff turnover was always brisk.

by Anonymousreply 2808/22/2014

Some of these are really good. Kudos.

by Anonymousreply 2908/22/2014

I've heard him mentioned on "King of Queens" Perhaps he is the King of Queens. Or the Queen of Kings.

by Anonymousreply 3008/22/2014

Gay Gayerson was a prolific inventor who gave us taffeta, lip gloss, and wigs.

by Anonymousreply 3108/22/2014

Wasn't he Johnny Weir's stylist?

by Anonymousreply 3208/22/2014

When the Redcoats were approaching Washington DC 200 years ago, Gay Gayerson carried a portrait of George Washington out of the White House and put it into Dolly Madison's carriage as she prepared to flee our nation's capital.

by Anonymousreply 3308/23/2014

Gay Gayerson was the original manager of Marky Mark.

by Anonymousreply 3408/23/2014

Gay Gayerson gave Bob Fosse his first pair of gloves.

by Anonymousreply 3508/23/2014

I always just figured it was all just about the fact that, in all honesty, his name is Gay.

by Anonymousreply 3608/23/2014

Biggest homo west of the Rio Grand.

by Anonymousreply 3708/23/2014

Gay Gayerson loaned Ben Maisani the money to buy his first gay bar in New York.

by Anonymousreply 3808/24/2014

Best thread ever.

by Anonymousreply 3908/24/2014

Gay Gayerson's facebook page

by Anonymousreply 4008/24/2014

Seth Rudetsky.

by Anonymousreply 4108/24/2014

Gay Gayerson wouldn't "like" Bob Marley, R40.

by Anonymousreply 4208/24/2014

Gay Gayerson knew more Hollywood gossip than Roddy McDowall and Kenneth Anger combined, shared some stories in the early days of DataLounge, but took most of what he had to the grave.

by Anonymousreply 4308/24/2014

Gay Gayerson used to date Anne Heche's father.

by Anonymousreply 4408/24/2014

Isn't it Gay Gayerson that Hugh Jackman emulates when he wants to appear straighter?

by Anonymousreply 4508/24/2014

Gay Gayerson is in charge of checking IDs at Bryan Singer's pool parties to be sure that nobody over 22 gets in.

by Anonymousreply 4608/25/2014

Gay Gayerson convinced Henry Cavill to start working out at a gym in order to get better work as a model.

by Anonymousreply 4708/26/2014

Gay Gayerson got John Travolta a free membership pass at Continental Baths when he was on "Welcome Back Kotter." That was just the start of many tales.

by Anonymousreply 4808/27/2014

R47, Gay should have STFU. Henry was hot before he bulked up like the Michelin Man.

by Anonymousreply 4908/27/2014

Gay Gayerson was a roadie for Bette Midler's backup band in the early years.

by Anonymousreply 5008/27/2014

[quote]Gay Gayerson got John Travolta a free membership pass at Continental Baths when he was on "Welcome Back Kotter." That was just the start of many tales.

Why didn't he get one for me, too?

by Anonymousreply 5108/27/2014

Gay Gayerson was part of Clay Shaw's circle in New Orleans during the early 1960s.

After JFK's assassination, certain things he'd overheard during louche all-night parties at Shaw's took on a whole new meaning.

Gay Gayerson also hung out with Tennessee Williams. Knowing Tennessee knew Gore Vidal well, Gay tried hard yet discreetly to tell the playwright all he'd heard, hoping that some vital inside information would get passed on to Vidal.

Problem was that when in New Orleans, or anywhere, all Tennessee wanted to do was drink highballs, pop pills, and cruise the streets when the straights went home. "Gay", he'd say, smiling, "You are just adorable with all your fantastical tales! But you know, baby, I really don't do politics." Then he'd glaze over, look around the bar, and order more drinks.

After two sudden mysterious deaths involving outer members of Shaw's circle, Gay knew it was time to leave New Orleans for good. He escaped East, never to return, and his secrets died with him.

by Anonymousreply 5208/28/2014

Gay Gayerson educated Joan Crawford on why you shouldn't use wire hangers:

A. They'll ruin the shape of your clothes.

B. He almost gouged out his eye after he bumped into one during the very brief period when he was in the closet.

by Anonymousreply 5308/28/2014

R53 B is excellent. WW.

by Anonymousreply 5408/28/2014

34 years ago, Gay Gayerson told Joan Rivers that she should consider getting a facelift.

by Anonymousreply 5508/28/2014

R55 That sounds more like something my friend Julie would have done.

by Anonymousreply 5608/28/2014

Gay Gayerson was the first person to call Julie a cunt to her face. Incidentally, his second cousin once removed, Straight Straightman, was the first person to call Julie a cunt to her cunt.

Gay Gayerson also bought Cheryl a box of Summer's Eve for her birthday. She regifted it and they haven't spoken since.

by Anonymousreply 5708/28/2014

In the end, aren't we all Gay Gayerson?

by Anonymousreply 5808/29/2014

[quote]In the end, aren't we all Gay Gayerson?

I've been happily married three times, to women, so your question is irrelevant.

by Anonymousreply 5908/29/2014

Gay Gayerson convinced Clara Barton to found the American Red Cross.

by Anonymousreply 6008/31/2014

"I" AM Gay Gayerson. Once, due to "leakage" after a fierce fucking on a September Saturday night, I shoved a maxi-pad down the seat of my pants, because I was NOT going to miss the final Sunday Tea Dance that I could wear my white Capri Pants before Labor Day!

At midnight, I stripped down to my rainbow colored boy-panties, naturally.

by Anonymousreply 6105/06/2015

Apparently, Leon Carp.

by Anonymousreply 6205/06/2015

Gay Gayerson was the original "Confederate in the Attic". "Coming out of the attic" was a popular euphemism of the day. "Coming out of the closet" did not become popular until the 20th century, but I digress. Confederate soldier Gay realized the union uniforms brought out the blue in his eyes, so he switched sides mid-battle and the rest is history.

by Anonymousreply 6305/06/2015

[quote]Gay Gayerson convinced Joshua Speed to come out of the closet and date a young lawyer in Springfield, Illinois, Abe Lincoln.

Hi Larry!!

p.s.--when are you kicking the bucket? Wasn't it supposed to be any day now?

by Anonymousreply 6405/06/2015

Gay Gayerson was Ann Miller's understudy in the Broadway production of Sugar Babies. It was there that he met the love of his life and almost became the ninth Mrs. Mickey Rooney but alas, the magic faded.

by Anonymousreply 6505/06/2015

Lance Bass

by Anonymousreply 6605/06/2015

Liberace was not as a gay as Gay Gayerson.

by Anonymousreply 6703/25/2016
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