By Paul Baker,Jo Stanley
When gays needed to be closeted, ships have been the single areas the place gay males couldn't basically be out but in addition camp. And on a few liners to the solar and the recent international, queens and butches had a ball. They sashayed and minced their approach around the world's oceans.
Never prior to has the tale been advised of the hundreds. those are the millions of queer seafarers, almost always stewards, who occasionally even outnumbered the instantly males within the catering departments of ships that have been family names and the satisfaction of the British fleet. Hello Sailor! uniquely indicates what it was once prefer to be queer at sea at a time whilst land intended straightness.
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