Over a Big Hollywood, they have a birthday thread for the Republican most beloved by gay men, Ethel Merman. She would have been 102 today.
And it all began 97 years ago at the Astoria Republican Club where this diva with iron lungs, who never had a Broadway flop, sang for the first time in public. (Seems there’s a lot of iron in our right-wing divas!)
There’s no diva like this diva: