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Cowboy classic ‘Red River’s’ gay subtext runs even deeper than that homoerotic pistol-comparing scene

Welcome back to our queer film retrospective, “A Gay Old Time.” In this week’s column, with cowboy romance A Strange Way Of Life now streaming on Netflix, we’re revisiting 1948’s queer-coded Western classic, Red River.Westerns have always had a complicated relationship with queerness. It’s a genre that for centuries has embodied, and often outwardly expressed, a very traditional worldview around masculinity, gender roles, and the binary of good versus evil.

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