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08-01-1936 – 06-01-2008 Yves Saint-Laurent – Born in Oran, Algeria, he was an Algerian-born French fashion designer and is regarded as one of the greatest names in fashion history. In…

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2019

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07-31-1932 – 02-18-2007 Barbara Gittings – Born in Vienna, Austria. Her father was an American diplomat. She was a prominent American activist for gay equality. She organized the New York…

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07-30-1989 marks the passing of Mary Gail Black – Born in 1898, place unknown. She was the first woman reporter of what is now the San Luis Obispo Tribune. In…

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2019
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07-29-1953 Tim Gunn – Born in Washington, D.C. He is an American fashion consultant, TV personality, actor, and voice-over actor. He was on the faculty of Parsons The New School…

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07-28-1913 – 12-09-1944 Laird Cregar – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was an American stage and film actor. Cregar knew gay rights activist Harry Hay in the 1930s when the…

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2019
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07-27-1940 Reverend Troy Perry – Born in Tallahassee, Florida. He is the founder of the Metropolitan Community Church, a Christian denomination with a special affirming ministry with the lesbian, gay,…

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07-26-1957 Del LaGrace Volcano – Born in California, city unknown. Born intersex with both male and female characteristics, Volcano was raised as a female from birth. At the age of 37,…

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2019
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07-25-1943 Cheryl Crane – Born in Los Angeles, California. She is the only child of Lana Turner, from her marriage to actor-restaurateur Stephen Crane, her second husband. In her autobiography,…

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07-24-1865 – 05-01-1960 Dorothy Bussy (born Dorothy Strachey) – Born in the United Kingdom (place unknown). She was an English novelist and translator. Married to French painter Simon Bussy. She…

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2019
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07-23-1909 – 12-31-1993 Samuel Morris Steward – Born in Woodsfield, Ohio. He was a poet, novelist, and university professor who left the world of academia to become a tattoo artist…

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