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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, the Los Angeles Press Club and been honored by NLGJA, The Association of LGBTQ Journalists.

In April 2021 the Los Angeles Press Club named Tim ‘Online Journalist of the Year’ for the second time, saying, “Teeman’s cumulative online work, from incisive, extensive features on Broadway issues to impassioned commentary about religious intolerance of LGBTQ people, deserves this recognition.”

In February 2022 the Los Angeles Press Club awarded Tim four National Arts & Entertainment Journalism awards including ‘best celebrity news piece’, ‘best celebrity feature by a reporter or a team’, ‘best commentary analysis/trend’ and ‘best theater feature’.

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