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Netflix’s heartfelt documentary explores the lasting relationship between two women that remained within the closet for over 60 years.

The few came across in 1947, at a hockey rink in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Terry Donahue had recently relocated to your U.S. To try out baseball — in a skirt — for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball that is now-famed League. Pat Henschel ended up being a sinewy farm kid from the home that is turbulent. They dropped in love, their swoony adoration immortalized in clandestine letters one to the other utilizing the signatures torn through the bottom associated with pages so no body could later determine the writers. Their passion had to remain concealed from their own families: they certainly were both ladies.

A Secret Love, director Chris Bolan not only chronicles the 62 wonderful and heartbreaking years the pair lived as spouses while remaining closeted, but also centers their experience within queer North American history, contextualizing their choice to hide their love from everyone but close friends in the LGBTQ community with his triumphant Netflix documentary. Read more »