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Susan Olsen (Cindy Brady) Writes Moving Tribute to Gay TV Dad Robert Reed: "He Was a Family Man"

There are 15 comments on the www.usmagazine.com story from Mar 31, 2013, titled Susan Olsen (Cindy Brady) Writes Moving Tribute to Gay TV Dad Robert Reed: "He Was a Family Man". In it, www.usmagazine.com reports that:

As Cindy Brady on the hit 1970s sitcom The Brady Bunch, Susan Olsen helped show the world that a family didn't have to be traditional to be loving and supportive. It's a lesson she learned herself from Robert Reed, who played Brady Bunch patriarch Mike Brady on the series. Reed (born John Robert Rietz Jr.) was gay -- but kept his sexuality a secret for fear that it would damage his career and his reputation.

In an open letter on her Facebook fan page, the now 51-year-old Olsen pays tribute to her late TV father and voices her support for marriage equality. She posted the note earlier this week, as the Supreme Court was hearing arguments for and against California's Prop 8, a ban on same-sex marriage.

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Sven

Netherlands

#2 Mar 31, 2013
I thought all the guys were gay on that show! Greg, Peter, Bobby. And Reuben? Come on! And that Alice had to be a dyke.
Swede

Lund, Sweden

#5 Mar 31, 2013
I bet Dad and Greg were tag teaming Bobby.

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Since: Aug 08

MUST BEGIN WITH A SINGLE STEP!

#6 Mar 31, 2013
I see R1 and his multiple idiots have posted the typical anti-gay comments.....how pathetic!!!

Since: Mar 09

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#7 Mar 31, 2013
Most fundie organizations in this Country just loved it's "sound family values".

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#8 Mar 31, 2013
While "The Brady Bunch" was portrayed as an "All-American Family", Robert Reed was gay, Flo Henderson was having a sexual relationship with Barry Williams, and Maureen McCormick & Eve Plumb were having a sexual relationship with one another.

If we only knew at the time.......

LOL

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Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#10 Mar 31, 2013
Uve wrote:
<quoted text>You left out the part about Dad & Greg tag teaming Bobby.
-Uve
From what I have read and heard on tv, why I posted above is true.

I seriously doubt what you said was true.

I find the truth about them amusing.:)
Niolas

Netherlands

#12 Mar 31, 2013
Uve wrote:
<quoted text>Well, it is a good gay fanatasy isn't it?
I'm sure all queers over 40 have beat off to that fantasy.
Niolas

Los Angeles, CA

#13 Mar 31, 2013
Even sadder though is that most queers over 40 have molested boys to that fantasy.
Truth

Minneapolis, MN

#15 Mar 31, 2013
Uve wrote:
<quoted text>Well, it is a good gay fanatasy isn't it?
Not at all, as Bobby was underage and wouldn't be a consenting adult. Plus children are just scrawny and aren't attractive to men, that's not a gay fantasy you speak of that's a pedophile's fantasy AKA: your fantasy. The actor who played Greg was into Florence Henderson anyway.

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#16 Apr 1, 2013
It was a cute show. I heard that Robert Reed once took the child actors on the show on an all-expenses paid trip to Europe. He was apparently a nice guy.
Franz

Germany

#18 Apr 1, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
It was a cute show. I heard that Robert Reed once took the child actors on the show on an all-expenses paid trip to Europe. He was apparently a nice guy.
Oh I bet he did take all the child actors on a trip to Europe. With no other adults around I'm sure. Sure he was a nice guy. Dahmer was a nice guy too before he got the boys back to his apartment. That's when the real fun started.

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#19 Apr 1, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
It was a cute show. I heard that Robert Reed once took the child actors on the show on an all-expenses paid trip to Europe. He was apparently a nice guy.
You really should take a job as an editor here on TOPIX. You have a flair for phrasing things in just the right way to fuel some of the worst Springer-esque, most bigoted posts ever seen.

Really. With "friends" like you ...

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Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#20 Apr 1, 2013
snyper wrote:
<quoted text>
You really should take a job as an editor here on TOPIX. You have a flair for phrasing things in just the right way to fuel some of the worst Springer-esque, most bigoted posts ever seen.
Really. With "friends" like you ...
?! What was wrong with that post ?! It was a compliment to Robert Reed's generosity.

Since: Mar 09

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#21 Apr 1, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
<quoted text>
?! What was wrong with that post ?! It was a compliment to Robert Reed's generosity.
SO you really AARE just politically clueless.

I'll keep that in mind for the future.

Since: Mar 09

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#22 Apr 1, 2013
(hint: What words/concepts did the responding trolls latch onto?)

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