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National Coming Out Day is a civil awareness day internationally-observed on October 11 for coming out and discussion about LGBT issues. It is observed by members of the LGBT communities and their supporters.
American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer
...that Tanaz Eshaghian's film explores the experiences of Be Like Others transsexuals in Iran, a country that outlaws homosexuality but sanctions sex-reassignment surgery?
... that horror novelist Anne Rice has cited the 1936 film as an inspiration for her own homoerotic vampire fiction?
... that Silverton, Oregon has elected the first openly transgender mayor in the United States?
... that after initially deciding not to air the Roseanne (TV series) episode " " because it included Mariel Hemingway kissing Roseanne Barr, ABC promoted it as "the lesbian kiss episode"?
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What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it's curved like a road through mountains.
— Tennessee Williams, in A Streetcar Named Desire
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Gregory ("Greg") Louganis
(born January 29, 1960 in El Cajon, California) is an
diver who is best known for winning back-to-back Olympic titles in both the 3m and 10m diving events. He received the James E. Sullivan Award from the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) in 1984 as the most outstanding amateur athlete in the United States. Louganis is of Samoan/Swedish descent and was raised in California by his adoptive parents, a Greek-American couple.
At age 16, Louganis took part in the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada where he placed second in the tower event, behind Italian Klaus Dibiasi. Two years later, with Dibiasi retired, Louganis went on to win his first world title in the same event.
1 – Klaus Wowereit (1953–), German politician and former Governing Mayor of Berlin
2 – Annie Leibovitz (1949–), American portrait photographer
3 – Erik Bruhn (1928-1986), Danish ballet dancer, choreographer, artistic director, actor, and author
3 – Eleonora Duse (1858–1924), Italian actress
3 – Gore Vidal (1925–2012), American author, essayist, and political activist
4 – Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir (1942–), Icelandic politician, former Prime Minister of Iceland, world's first openly gay head of government
5 – John Addington Symonds (1840–1893), English poet and literary critic
6 – Karol Szymanowski (1882–1937), Polish composer and pianist
7 – Dan Savage (1964–), American sex advice columnist
8 – Kristanna Loken (1979–), American model and actress
11 – Jerome Robbins (1918–1998), American theater producer, director, and choreographer
11 – Matt Bomer (1977–), American actor
13 – Ian Thorpe (1982-), Australian freestyle swimmer, five-time Olympic Gold Medalist (2000 & 2004)
14 - Isaac Mizrahi (1961-), American fashion designer & TV presenter
15 – Michel Foucault (1926–1984), French philosopher
15 – Jenna Talackova, Canadian beauty pageant contestant, model and TV personality
16 – Oscar Wilde (1854–1900), Irish writer, poet, and aesthete
17 – Montgomery Clift (1920–1966), American actor
17 – Mark Gatiss (1966-), English actor, screenwriter and novelist
17 – Ryan McGinley (1977–), American photographer
18 – Brittney Griner (1990-), American basketball player
18 – Martina Navratilova (1956–), American tennis player
19 – George Nader (1921–2002), American actor
19 – Robert Reed (1932-1992), American actor
20 – Arthur Rimbaud (1854–1891), French poet
21 – William Dale Jennings (1917–2000), American LGBT rights activist, playwright, and author
21 – Andrew Scott (1976-), Irish actor
22 – Brian Boitano, American figure skater, 1988 Olympic Gold Medalist
22 – Saffron Burrows (1972–), English actress
22 – Lord Alfred Douglas (1870–1945), British poet and translator
22 – Marc Shaiman (1959-), American film/TV/theatre composer, lyricist & arranger
23 – Ireland Baldwin (1995–), American model
23 – Lilyan Tashman (1896-1934), American actress
24 – August von Platen-Hallermünde (1796–1835), German poet
25 – Claude Cahun (1894–1954), French artist, photographer, and writer
25 – Chely Wright (1970–), American country singer-songwriter
26 – Glen Murray (1957-), Canadian politician, world's first openly-gay mayor of a major city ( Winnipeg, MB)
27 – Katherine Bradley (1846–1914), English poet
28 – Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Irish painter
28 – Caitlyn Jenner (1949-), American TV personality & Olympic Gold Medalist in Decathlon (1976)
28 – Frank Ocean (1987–), American singer-songwriter
29 – Ann-Marie MacDonald (1958-), Canadian playwright, novelist, actress & broadcast journalist
30 – Timothy Findley (1930-2002), Canadian novelist & playwright
31 – Natalie Clifford Barney (1876–1972), American playwright, poet and novelist