06-21-1947 Meredith Baxter – Born in South Pasadena, California. She is an American actress and producer. Baxter is most known for the TV show Family Ties (1982-1989). On August 4, 2014, it was announced that Baxter would be joining The Young and the Restless. She has been married four times and has five children. On December 2, 2009, she came out as a lesbian during an interview with Matt Lauer on Today. In 2005, she began a relationship with Nancy Locke, a general contractor. They were married on December 8, 2013, in Los Angeles.
06-21-1960 Kate Brown – Born in Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain where her father was serving in the United States Air Force but was raised in Minnesota. She was Oregon‘s Secretary of State in 2009. She became Governor of Oregon on February 18, 2015. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband Dan Little and two stepchildren. Brown identifies as bisexual and is the country’s first openly bisexual statewide officeholder and the first openly bisexual governor.
06-21-1965 Lana Wachowski – Born in Chicago, Illinois. She is a transgender pioneer. Best known for co-writing and directing the Matrix trilogy with her brother. First major Hollywood director to come out as transgendered in July 2012. Lana married Thea Bloom in 1993; they divorced in 2002. She subsequently began dating Karin Winslow; they married in 2009. On March 8, 2016, her brother also came out as transgender (see Lilly Wachowski – December 29, 1967)
06-21-1973 Alyson Annan – Born in Wentworthville, New South Wales, Australia. She was an Australian field hockey player. Voted Best Female Hockey Player in the World in 1999. She led the Australian team to gold at the 2000 Summer Olympics. She moved to the Netherlands, where she met her current lover, former Dutch hockey captain and fellow Olympic medallist Carole Thate.
06-21-1983 Jussie Smollett – Born in Santa Rosa, California. He is an American actor, singer, and photographer. He co-starred in the films The Mighty Ducks (1992) and RobNorth (1994). In 2015 he played musician Jamal Lyon in the Fox primetime TV drama Empire. Smollett’s father was Jewish (his family emigrated from Russia and Poland) and his mother is African-American. In 2015, Smollett revealed he is gay during a backstage interview with Ellen DeGeneres.
06-21-1984 Airline Inthyrath (Jujubee) – Born in Boston, Massachusetts. He is best known as a contestant on Season 2 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and RuPaul’s All Stars Drag Race. Jujubee is of Lao ancestry. He lives in Boston with his husband Christopher, his spouse for over 8 years. Jujubee has been performing throughout the United States and Canada as part of the RuPaul’s Drag Race Tour. He has also appeared in music videos.