43 minutes | Mar 9, 2022

Sal Mineo: Street Gangs, Ouija Boards, and Unabashed Pride

James Dean’s co-star in Rebel Without a Cause was an early trailblazer for the LGBTQ+ community in Hollywood. Over the years he was harassed, heckled, and had his life threatened – just for being himself. When he was mysteriously murdered at the age of 37, the 15-month investigation exposed just how deep intolerance ran in the hearts and minds of many, despite Sal’s efforts to the contrary.

This episode contains themes that may be disturbing to some listeners, including sexual assault.

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