Once and for all, Don Bachardy isn't just Christopher Isherwood's much younger partner. His sketches of famous friends are nuanced and revealing. Among his oil paintings, his official gubernatorial portrait of Jerry Brown hangs in the California State Capitol. He is the thoughtful star -- discussing his life as an artist and the power imbalances of a 30+ year relationship that began when he was southern California teenager and his new English bf in his late forties was already internationally lauded -- of the documentary Chris & Don: A Love Story, which received great reviews from every critic tabulated here. Today he turns 75.