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Gore Vidal, who died in July 2012, claimed there was no such thing as “gay,” only gay sexual acts. But what was the truth about his sex life and sexuality—and how did it affect and influence his writing and public life?

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About Tim

Tim Teeman is an award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster

He is a Senior Editor and Writer at The Daily Beast, overseeing a team of writers covering a diverse range of subjects.

Tim is also a feature writer and interviewer, and The Daily Beast’s theater critic.

Tim’s work has won awards at the New York Press Club and the Los Angeles Press Club, and been honored by NLGJA, The Association of LGBTQ Journalists.

In December 2019 the Los Angeles Press Club named him ‘Online Journalist of the Year’ saying, “Compelling, superb portraits of artists in fields ranging from architecture to theater highlight the outstanding online work of Tim Teeman.”

In February 2021, Tim was nominated for 14 Los Angeles Press Club National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, including Online Journalist of the Year.

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