Joanie Stubbs, Deadwood - LGBT Fans Deserve Better
Joanie Stubbs (Kim Dickens) Joanie Stubbs was a former madam at Cy Tolliver’s Bella Union saloon. During the series, Joanie acted only as the hostess of the saloon and not as a prostitute herself. Although she was a lesbian, she had a long, complicated relationship with Cy and was one of the few people Cy cared for, though he became increasingly unpredictable and violent. Often depressed and self-loathing, Joanie was apparently bought by Cy from her own father, who had abused and pimped her younger sisters as prostitutes. Joanie also revealed at one point that her father used her to...
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