Monday, 31 October 2011

31st October

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LGBT People Born 31st October:


1876 – Natalie Clifford Barney – US Playwright / Poet / Author – Died 2nd February 1972


1888 – Napoleon Lapathiotis – Greek Poet – Died 7th January 1944


1896 – Ethel Waters – US Singer / Actress – Died 1st September 1977


1940 – Craig Rodwell – US Activist – Died 18th June 1993


1942 – David Ogden Stiers – US Actor / Musician


1956 – Bruce Bawer – US Literary Critic / Author / Poet


1964 – Frank Bruni – US Food Critic


1972 – Gordon Sloan – Australian Architect / Reality TV [ Big Brother] – Died 13th September 2007


1978 – Inka Grings – German Football


1983 – Adam Bouska – US Photographer


1986 – Brent Corrigan – US Model / Porn / Actor



And Those Who Died:


1976 – Eileen Gray – Irish Designer / Architect – Born 9th August 1878


1989 – Georgi Partsalev – Bulgarian Actor – Born 16th June 1925


1996 – Marcel Carne – French Director – Born 18th August 1906


2001 – Lee Calvin Yeomans – US Playwright – Born 13th June 1938



Events in LGBT History:


2011 – First Out Cafe Bar, London, UK closes after 25 years trading


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Sunday, 30 October 2011

30th October

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LGBT People Born 30th October:


1853 – Louise Abbema – French Painter / Sculptor / Designer – Died 10th July 1927


1930 – Nestor Almendros – Spanish Cinematographer – Died 4th March 1992


1930 – Timothy Findley – Canadian Author / Playwright – Died 21st June 2002


1948 – Claude Janiak – Swiss Politician


1951 – P Craig Russell – US Comic Book Artist


1953 – Arthur Dong – US Director


1962 – Rex Harrington – Canadian Ballet


1968 – Jack Plotnick – US Actor


1971 – Grant Robertson – New Zealand Politician



And Those Who Died:


1968 – Ramon Novarro – Mexican Actor / Hate Crime Victim – Born 6th February 1899


1990 – Craig Russell – Canadian Female Impersonator / Actor – Born 10th January 1948


2004 – David “Sinders” Morley – UK Pub Landlord / Murder Victim – Born 3rd October 1967


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Saturday, 29 October 2011

29th October

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LGBT People Born 29th October:


1881 – Russell Cheney – US Painter – Died 1945


1958 – Ann-Marie MacDonald – Canadian Author / Playwright / Director / Presenter / Actress


1959 – Nicole Conn – US Director / Producer / Screenwriter


1968 – Karin Giphart – Dutch Author / Poet / Singer



And Those Who Died:


1677 – Charles Coypeau d’Assoucy – French Musician / Poet – Born 16th October 1605


1961 – Guthrie McClintic – US Director / Producer – Born 6th August 1893


1992 – Richard Hall – US Author – Born 26th November 1926

2008 – Gerald Arpino – US Ballet / Choreographer – Born 14th January 1923

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Friday, 28 October 2011

28th October

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LGBT People Born 28th October:


1856 – Anna Elizabeth Klumpke – US Painter – Died 9th February 1942


1909 – Francis Bacon – Irish Painter – Died 28th April 1992


1915 – Karl Lange – German / US imprisoned by Nazis for homosexuality


1920 – Florence Klotz – US Costume Designer – Died 1st November 2006


1937 – Walter Capiau – Belgian Presenter / Politician


1939 – Andy Bey – US Musician / Singer


1943 – Fran Winant – US Poet / Painter / Activist


1967 – David Binder – US Producer


1969 – Derek Hartley – US Presenter


1971 – Peter van der Vorst – Dutch Producer / Presenter / Columnist



And Those Who Died:


1972 – Mitchell Leisen – US Director / Costume Designer – Born 6th October 1898


2007 – Joe Herzenberg – US Politician / Historian / Activist – Born 25th June 1941



Events in LGBT History:


2009 – President Obama signs bill to include sexual orientation into the 1969 United States federal hate-crime law


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Thursday, 27 October 2011

27th October

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LGBT People Born 27th October:


1466/69 – Desiderius Erasmus – Dutch Theologian – Died 12th July 1536


1921 – Warren Allen Smith – US Author / Activist


1930 – Larry Townsend – US Author – Died 29th July 2008


1941 – Gerd Brantenberg – Norwegian Author / Teacher


1950 – Derrick Stanton – US Porn / Actor / Activist


1956 – Patty Sheehan – US Golf


1959 – Brian Pockar – Canadian Figure Skater – Died 28th April 1992


1977 – K8 Hardy – US Artist / Performance Artist



And Those Who Died:


1941 – Georgette LeBlanc – French Singer / Author – Born 8th February 1875


1988 – Niek Engelschman – Dutch Actor / Activist – Born 12th November 1913


1988 – Charles Hawtrey – UK Actor – Born 30th November 1914


1992 – Allen R Schindler Jr. – US Naval Petty Officer / Hate Crime Victim – Born 13th December 1969



Events in LGBT History:


2007 – Bangkok Pride Week, Thailand [ran until 4th November 2007]


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Wednesday, 26 October 2011

26th October

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LGBT People Born 26th October:


1900 – Karin Boye – Swedish Poet / Author – Died 24th April 1941


1946 – Holly Woodlawn – Puerto Rican Drag Queen / Actress


1953 – Keith Strickland – US Musician


1954 – Ben Brantley – US Theatre Critic


1957 – Glen Murray – Canadian Politician


1963 – El-Farouk Khaki – Tanzanian / Canadian Politician / Lawyer / Activist


1971/2 – CJ Madison [or 25th October] – US Porn


1971 – Anthony Rapp – US Actor



And Those Who Died:


1989 – Mabel Hampton – US Dancer / Activist – Born 2nd May 1902


1993 – Alexander Wilson – US / Canadian Author / Horticulturist / Activist – Born 25th May 1953


1999 – Rex Gildo – German Singer / Actor – Born 2nd July 1936


2001 – Kris Kovick – US Author / Cartoonist – Born 10th September 1951



Events in LGBT History:


1996 – First Intersex Awareness Day held in the USA


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Tuesday, 25 October 2011

25th October

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LGBT People Born 25th October:


1879 – Fritz Haarmann – German Serial Killer – Died 15th April 1925


1894 – Claude Cahun – French Photographer – Died 8th December 1954


1929 – David McReynolds – US Politician / Activist


1953 – Fenton Johnson – US Author


1953 – Muffin Spencer-Devlin – US Golf / Actress


1957 – Arthur Rhames – US Musician / Singer / Composer – Died 27th December 1989


1962 – David Furnish – Canadian Director


1968 – Buddy Jones – Canadian Porn


1970 – Chely Wright – US Singer / Songwriter / Author


1980 – Aiden Bay – Mexican Singer



And Those Who Died:


1882 – Emma Stebbins – US Sculptor – Born 1st September 1815


1913 – Frederick Rolfe – UK Author / Artist – Born 22nd July 1860


1980 – Virgil Fox – US Musician – Born 3rd May 1912


1999 – Barry Jackson – UK Activist – Born 17th October 1946


2010 – Sonia Burgess – UK Activist / Lawyer – Born 25th September 1947



Events in LGBT History:


2007 – Jerusalem Open House launch Israel’s first LGBT health clinic


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Monday, 24 October 2011

24th October

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LGBT People Born 24th October:


1869 – Caroline Spurgeon – UK Literary Critic / Lecturer / Author – Died 24th October 1942


1904 – Moss Hart – US Playwright / Director – Died 20th December 1961


1933 – Neal Blewett – Australian Politician


1933 – Ronnie Kray – UK Crime Boss – Died 17th March 1995


1939 – Paula Gunn Allen – US Poet / Literary Critic / Activist / Author – Died 29th May 2008


1958 – Mathilde Santing – Dutch Singer


1960 – BD Wong – US Singer / Dancer / Actor


1969 – Emma Donoghue – Irish Playwright / Author / Historian


1970 – Bryan Michael Egnew – US Pastor – Died 10th September 2011


1970 – Raul Esparza – US Actor


1972 – Van Darkholme – US Porn / Actor / Director / Photographer


1979 – Renee Pornero – Austrian Porn


1980 – Zac Posen – US Fashion Designer


1981 – Tila Tequila – US Model / Singer


1984 – Damon Phoenix – US Porn


???? – Erica Wheeler – US Singer / Songwriter



And Those Who Died:


1664 – Jerome Duquesnoy II – Belgian [brother of Sculptor Francois Duquesnoy] – Born 1612


1942 – Caroline Spurgeon – UK Literary Critic / Lecturer / Author – Died 24th October 1869


1971 – George Dyer – UK Burglar / Lover of Francis Bacon – Born 1934


1990 – John Sex – US Entertainer / Performance Artist – Born 8th April 1956


2002 – Harry Hay – UK / US Activist – Born 7th April 1912



Events in LGBT History:


1998 – Washington Renegades RFC founded in Washington D.C., USA


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Sunday, 23 October 2011

23rd October

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LGBT People Born 23rd October:


1844 – Sarah Bernhardt – Dutch / French Actress – Died 26th March 1923


1893 - Jean Acker – US Actress – Died 16th August 1978


1896 – Lilyan Tashman – US Actress – Died 21st March 1934


1918 – Paul Rudolph – US Architect – Died 8th August 1997


1923 – Ned Rorem – US Composer / Author


1925 – Manos Hatzidakis – Greek Composer – Died 15th June 1994


1928 – Bella Darvi – French Actress – Died 11th September 1971


1945 – Maggi Hambling – UK Painter / Sculptor


1951 – Michael Rupert – US Actor / Singer / Director / Composer


1953 – Cole Tucker – US Porn


1965 – Augusten Burroughs – US Author / Screenwriter


1966 – Superstar DJ Keoki – US DJ


1971 – Matthew Williamson – UK Fashion Designer


1983 – Josh Strickland – US Actor / Singer / Reality TV [American Idol]



And Those Who Died:


1935 – Charles Demuth – US Painter – Born 8th November 1883


1957 – Christian Dior – French Fashion Designer – Born 21st January 1905


1986 – Esquerita (Eskew Reeder Jr) – US Singer / Songwriter / Musician – Born 20th November 1935


1994 – Andrew Kopkind – US Journalist / Presenter – Born 24th August 1935


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Saturday, 22 October 2011

22nd October

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LGBT People Born 22nd October:


1870 – Lord Alfred Douglas – UK Author / Poet / Translator – Died 20th March 1945


1925 – Robert Rauschenberg – US Artist – Died 12th May 2008


1935 – Delmas Howe – US Artist


1938 – Sir Derek Jacobi – UK Actor / Director


1943 – Robert Long – Dutch Singer / Presenter – Died 13th December 2006


1946 – Claude Charron – Canadian Teacher / Politician / Presenter / Author


1955 – Bill Condon – US Actor / Director / Producer / Screenwriter


1959 – Mark Shaiman – US Composer


1972 – Saffron Burrows – UK Actress / Activist


1975 – Jesse Tyler Ferguson – US Actor

Friday, 21 October 2011

21st October

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LGBT People Born 21st October:


1884 – Claire Waldoff – German Singer / Entertainer – Died 22nd January 1957


1917 – William Dale Jennings – US Author / Activist – Died 11th May 2000


1926 – Fred Sadoff – US Actor – Died 6th May 1994


1948 – Scott Smith – US Activist [Lover of Harvey Milk] – Died 4th February 1995


1953 – Peter Mandelson – UK Politician


1955 – Fred Hersch – US Musician


1958 – John C Goss – US Artist / Author


1961 – Mark Finch – UK Actor / Film Promoter – Died 14th January 1995


1968 – Trev Broudy – US Actor / Presenter / Model / Hate Crime Victim



And Those Who Died:


1556 – Pietro Aretino – Italian Author / Playwright / Poet – Born 20th April 1492


1969 – Jack Kerouac – US Author / Poet / Artist – Born 12th March 1922



Events in LGBT History:


2011 – Benidorm Pride, Spain [runs until 23rd October 2011]


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Thursday, 20 October 2011

20th October

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LGBT People Born 20th October:


1854 – Arthur Rimbaud – French Poet / Anarchist – Died 10th November 1891


1892 – Eoin O’Duffy – Irish General – Died 30th November 1944


1921 – Hans Warren – Dutch Poet / Author – Died 19th December 2001


1926 – Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu [3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu] – UK Politician


1927 – Allan Horsfall – UK Activist


1952 – William J G Turner – US Composer / Producer / Director / Actor / Screenwriter – Died 26th June 1987


1963 – David Sanchez Camacho – Mexican Politician


1964 – Bo Summers – US Porn [14th November ????]


1975 – Kyle Bradford – US Porn


???? – Bruno Diaz - Spanish Porn



And Those Who Died:


1983 – Peter Dudley – UK Actor – Born 21st June 1935


1994 – Robert Medley – UK Artist / Teacher – Born 19th December 1905


2008 – James Gleeson – Australian Artist / Poet / Author / Critic – Born 22nd November 1915


2008 – Pat Kavanagh – UK Literary Agent – Born 31st January 1940


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Wednesday, 19 October 2011

19th October

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LGBT People Born 19th October:


1921 – George Nader – US Actor / Author – Died 4th February 2002


1932 – Robert Reed – US Actor – Died 12th May 1992


1945 – Divine – US Drag Queen / Singer / Actor – Died 7th March 1988


1948 – Chester Biscardi – US Composer


1948 – Greg Malone – Canadian Impressionist / Actor / Politician


1950 – Patrick Cowley – US Record Producer – Died 12th November 1982


1954 – Andy Humm – US Journalist / Presenter / Activist


1962 – Patrick Knight – US Porn / Bodybuilder


1962 – Alvaro Garcia Linera – Bolivian Politician


1963 – Mark Behr - South African Author


1968 – Blake Harper – Canadian Porn


1976 – Roland Dane – Hungarian Porn / Director [or 2nd April 1979]



And Those Who Died:


1915 – Christian Wilhelm Allers – German Painter / Printmaker – Born 6th August 1857


1950 – Edna St Vincent Millay – US Poet / Playwright – Born 22nd February 1892


1981 – Nils Asther – Swedish Actor – Born 17th January 1897


2003 – Guido Bachmann – Swiss Author / Actor – Born 28th January 1940


2006 – Edgar Cano Camacho – Peruvian Murder Victim – Born ??


2008 – Richard Blackwell – US Journalist / Fashion Designer / Fashion Critic / Presenter / Artist / Actor – Born 29th August 1922


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Tuesday, 18 October 2011

18th October

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LGBT People Born 18th October:


1753 – Jean-Jacques-Regis de Cambeceres – French Lawyer – Died 8th March 1824


1872 – Mikhail Kuzmin – Russian Poet / Musician [or 6th October 1872] – Died 1st March 1936


1931 – Ien Dales – Dutch Politician – Died 10th January 1994


1940 – Uzi Even – Israeli Politician / Professor / Activist


1946 – James Robert Baker – US Author – Died 5th November 1997


1953 – Tim Gill – US Activist


1956 – Martina Navratilova – Czech / US Tennis



And Those Who Died:


1857 – Marquis de Custine – French Author – Born 18th March 1790


1973 – Margaret Caroline Anderson – US Editor – Born 24th November 1886


1979 – Virgilio Pinera – Cuban Author / Playwright / Poet – Born 4th August 1912


1988 – Sir Frederick Ashton – Ecuadorian Dancer / Choreographer – Born 17th September 1904


1994 – Timothy Conigrave – Australian Actor / Playwright / Activist – Born 19th November 1959


2001 – Renee Barrett-Arjune – US 9/11 victim – Born ??


2009 – Christopher Skinner – Canadian Hate Crime Victim – Born 1982


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Monday, 17 October 2011

17th October

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LGBT People Born 17th October:


1886 – Spring Byington – US Actress – Died 7th September 1971


1895 – Clifford Kitchin – UK Author / Barrister – Died 4th April 1967


1917 – Sumner Locke Elliott – Australian / US Author – Died 24th June 1991


1920 – Montgomery Clift – US Actor – Died 23rd July 1966


1933 – Jeanine Deckers [The Singing Nun] – Belgian Nun / Singer – Died 29th March 1985


1946 – Barry Jackson – UK Activist – 25th October 1999


1946 – Cameron Mackintosh – UK Producer


1950 – Howard Rollins – US Actor – Died 8th December 1996


1959 – Rebecca Wight – US Hate Crime Victim – Died 13th May 1988


1960 – Rob Marshall – US Choreographer / Director


1965 – Keith Fulton – US Actor / Director


1966 – Mark Gatiss – UK Actor / Screenwriter / Author


1969 – Rick Mercer – Canadian Comedian


1974 – Ariel Levy – US Author / Journalist


1977 – Ryan McGinley – US Photographer


1980 – Tarell Alvin McCraney – US Playwright / Actor


???? – Alex Leon – Puerto Rican Porn



And Those Who Died:


1979 – Pierre Bernac – French Singer – Born 12th January 1899


1984 – Alberta Hunter – US Singer / Songwriter / Actress – Born 1st April 1895


1995 – Gunvor Hofmo – Norwegian Author – Born 30th June 1921


2005 – Kaaseem Adalla Juanda – US Murder Victim – Born ????


2006 – Daniel Emilfork – Chilean / French Actor – Born 7th April 1924

2009 – Andrea Wandell – UK Murder Victim – Born ?

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Sunday, 16 October 2011

16th October

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LGBT People Born 16th October:


1605 – Charles Coypeau d’Assoucy – French Musician / Poet – Died 29th October 1677


1854 – Oscar Wilde – Irish Playwright – Died 30th November 1900


1890 – Michael Collins – Irish Terrorist / Politician – Died 22nd August 1922


1928 – Mary Daly – US Philosopher / Theologian – 3rd January 2010


1930 – Laud Humphreys – US Sociologist / Author – Died 23rd August 1988


1945 – Paul Monette – US Author / Activist / Poet – Died 10th February 1995


1945 – Pascal Sevran – French Presenter / Author / Singer / Songwriter – Died 9th May 2008


1960 – Bob Mould – US Musician


1961 – Scott O’Hara – US Porn / Poet / Editor / Publisher / Author – Died 18th February 1998


1969 – Jarrett Barrios – US Politician / Activist


1970 – Anna Nolan – Irish Reality TV [Big Brother] / Presenter


1970 – Marco Rossi – US Porn


1971 – Lawrence Schimel – US Author / Translator


1972 – Sergio del Castillo - ?? Porn


1979 – Erin Brown – US Actress / Model / Porn / Director



And Those Who Died:


1942 – Elisabeth Irwin – US Psychologist – Born 29th August 1880


1992 – William F Chafin – US Record Producer – Born ??



Events in LGBT History:


1973 – National Gay Task Force founded (USA)


2007 – Lesbian & Gay Filmfestival, Hamburg, Germany [ran until 21st October 2007]


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Saturday, 15 October 2011

15th October

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LGBT People Born 15th October:


1924 – Nigel Green – UK Actor – Died 15th May 1972


1924 – Jose Quintero – Panamanian Director – Died 26th February 1999


1926 – Michel Foucault – French Philosopher / Historian – Died 25th June 1984


1959 – Todd Solondz – US Director


1962 – Joseph Genaro – US Singer / Songwriter / Musician


1970 – Zeb Atlas – US Model / Porn / Bodybuilder


1972 – Roland Michel Tremblay – Canada Author / Poet / Scriptwriter / Producer / Sci-Fi Consultant


1977 – Erin McKeown – US Singer / Songwriter / Musician


1980 – Siiri Nordin – Finnish Singer


1983 – Lauren Clayton – Australian Reality TV [Big Brother]


???? – Claude Jourdan – Canadian Porn



And Those Who Died:


1964 – Cole Porter – US Composer / Songwriter – Born 9th June 1891


1986 – Jerry Smith – US American Footballer – Born 19th July 1943


2009 – Andrea Waddell – UK Murder Victim – Born ????



Events in LGBT History:


2007 – Glasgay! – LGBT Arts Festival, Glasgow, Scotland, UK [ran until 11th November 2007]


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Friday, 14 October 2011

14th October

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LGBT People Born 14th October:


1888 – Katherine Mansfield – New Zealand Author – Died 9th January 1923


1905 – Ruth Bernhard – US Photographer – Died 18th December 2006


1925 – Frisco Wiegersma – Dutch Painter / Lyricist – Died 5th June 2006


1944 – Udo Kier – German Actor


1951 – Janet Cooling – US Artist


1955 – Al Rantel – US Presenter


1959 – Dominic Agostino – Canadian Politician – Died 24th March 2004


1961 – Isaac Mizrahi – US Fashion Designer


1964 – Alexandre Frota – Brazilian Actor / Model / Porn


1977 – Bianca Beauchamp – Canadian Porn


1980 – Daniel & Jean Lautrec – Hungarian Porn Twins



And Those Who Died:


1990 – Leonard Bernstein – US Conductor / Composer / Author / Pianist – Born 25th August 1918


2005 – Jody Dobrowski – UK Bartender / Hate Crime Victim – Born 27th July 1981


2006 – Gerry Studds – US Politician – Born 12th May 1937



Events in LGBT History:


1979 – National March on Washington for Lesbian & Gay Rights


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