‘She got a lot of trouble for it’: how Tammy Faye Bakker went from televangelist to gay icon

In new film The Eyes of Tammy Faye, the unusually accepting religious TV star is brought to life by Jessica ChastainThirty-six years have passed but, at a cinema in New York this week, the memories came flooding back for Steve Pieters.The Aids activist was attending the premiere of The Eyes of Tammy Faye, a film that includes a recreation of a seminal TV interview he gave to Christian televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker in 1985.

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