November 7th People

November 7th

11-07-1946 Chrystos (b. Christina Smith)  – Born in San Francisco, California. She is a Menominee (Wisconsin Indian tribe) two-spirit writer, lesbian, and chrystosactivist. Her books and poems explore indigenous rights, social justice, and feminism. Chrystos is also a lecturer, writing teacher, and artist. Her collection of poetry includes, Not Vanishing (1988), Dream On (1991) and Fire Power (1995). Chrystos has lived on Bainbridge Island, Washington since 1980.



11-07-1950   Bevan Lee – Born in Western Australia (city unknown), Australia. He is an Australian writer and executive best known for creating the TV dramas, Sons and Daughters, All Saints, Packed to the Rafters, Winners & Losers, and A Place to Call Home. Lee was an actor before he started writing. He is openly gay and in 2007 was nominated as one of the 25 most influential lesbian and gay people in Australia.



11-07-1956 Agnes Maltais – Born in Sault-au-Mouton, Quebec, Canada. She is a Canadian politician and agnes-maltais Member of National Assembly of Quebec. In 2003 she became the first out lesbian member of the National Assembly, publicly coming out to an audience at Laval University. In 2006 she participated in the International Conference on LGBT Human Rights.




11-07-1979 Marieke van der Wal – Born in Delft, Netherlands. She is a Dutch handball goalkeeper. Marieke was onemarieke-van-der-wal-2 of 49 out LGBT athletes to participate in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.





11-07-1986 Kelly Griffin – Born in Berkeley, California. She is an American Olympic rugby player. Griffin was the kelly-griffinnamed the captain of the USA Women’s Olympic Rugby Team for the 2016 Olympic Games. She was one of 49 out LGBT athletes that participated in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.




11-07-1988 Reid Ewing – Place of birth unknown. He is an American actor best known for his recurring role as Dylan reid-ewingon the ABC comedy Modern Family. In addition to acting, Ewing plays the piano, guitar, and banjo. Reid wrote the song In the Moonlight (Do Me) which his character sang on Modern Family. He has also appeared in commercials. Reid is out gay.


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