#BornThisDay: Gay Rights Pioneer, Edward Carpenter

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August 29, 1844- Edward Carpenter: “I might have simply settled down into an armchair literary life. I really don't know exactly why I didn't.” Gay Rights activist, socialist, feminist, pacifist, vegetarian, nudist, mystic, poet, essayist, sandal wearer… an ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Writer, Christopher Isherwood

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August 26, 1904- Christopher Isherwood: “Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique and not too much imagination.” In the summer of 1971 I was doing summer stock theatre in Coeur d' Alene, Idaho. Lucky me, at 17 years old, I ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Polymath, Stephen Fry

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August 24, 1957- Stephen Fry: “You are who you are when nobody's watching.” Comedian, successful novelist, star of the silver screen, TV & stage actor, doer of good works, ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Writer, Dorothy Parker

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August 22, 1893- Dorothy Parker: "3 highballs & I am St. Francis of Assisi." As a screenwriter in Hollywood in the 1930s, Dorothy Parker irritated studio head ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Writer, Jacqueline Susann

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August 20, 1918- Jacqueline Susann: "A good writer is one who produces books that people read. So if I'm selling millions, I'm good." Nearly 50 years after Valley Of The ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Writer, Joseph Hansen

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July 19, 1923- Joseph Hansen toiled for years writing poetry & gay fiction using a nom de plume before jumping in to the mainstream detective genre with his shaggy, savvy private ... See the Rest

Big Freedia Talks Miley Cyrus And Coming Out In New Memoir

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The bounce queen herself has penned a new memoir (with a fabulous cover photo, may I add) Big Freedia: God Save the Queen Diva! with co-writer Nicole BalinSee the Rest

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