#BornThisDay: Writer, Rita Mae Brown

November 28, 1944- Rita Mae Brown: “The funny thing is, I don't believe in straight or gay. I really don't. I think we're all degrees of bisexual. There may be a few people on the extreme if it's a bell curve who really truly are gay or really truly are ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Social Reformer, Jane Addams

August 6, 1860- Jane Addams, just in time for Labor Day: “Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Lily Tomlin

September 1, 1939- Lily Tomlin: “Reality is a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs.” I was floating on air for months after my most excellent Seattle friend of 30 years, ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Sculptor, Louise Nevelson

August 23, 1899- Louise Nevelson is known for her abstract expressionist “crates” grouped together to form new creations. She used found objects or everyday discarded things in her ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Funny Lady, Carol Leifer

    July 27, 1956- Carol Leifer graduated from Binghampton University with a degree in Theatre. She started in stand-up after she accompanied her then boyfriend, ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Photographer, Berenice Abbott

July 17, 1898- Berenice Abbott. I have a passion for Photography, whether it is formal portraiture, commercial work, art photography, or just found snapshots. I have a sizable & thought provoking collection of vintage photographs of men being ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Liberal Pioneer, Frances Perkins

April 10, 1880- She was born on this very day, 135 years ago, but history seems to have forgotten poor Frances Perkins. She was just one of the most influential women of ... See the Rest

Kickstarter OTD: HauteButch, Handsome Fashion for Butch Women and Transmen

What's a butch woman or trans man to do? They want to wear menswear, but men's clothing is boxy and oversized with no allowance for hips, the shoulders and neck are often too wide, and the crotch area is unflattering. And "androgynous" womenswear isn't any better. It's still too ... See the Rest