October 13th People

October 13th

10-13-1965 Michael Bastian – Born in Lyons, New York. He is an American fashion designer known for his namesake label and his work for brands such as GANT. In 2011, he received the CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year award. He is a big supporter of the Gay Men’s Health Crisis organization, the first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Bastian is out. He was on Out’s 3rd Annual 100 Most Eligible Bachelors (2013).

 

 

10-13-1981 Kele Okereke – Born in Liverpool, England to Roman-Catholic Igbo Nigerian parents. A British musician, he is best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitar player with the band Bloc Party. In March 2010, Okereke came out as gay in a BUTT magazine article, and he then gave an interview and appeared on the front cover of the June 2010 issue of Attitude magazine. He also discussed the homoerotic story behind the Bloc Party song, “I Still Remember” and the semi-autographical nature of it. In June 2010 he was named the Sexiest Out Gay Male Artist by music website LP33 in its annual survey. Okereke launched his solo career in June 2010 and in 2014 released his second solo album, Trick.

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