11-27-110 AD (died in October 130 AD) Antinous – Born in Claudiopolis (today known as Bolu, Turkey), in the Roman province of Bithynia. He was a Bithynian Greek youth and a lover of the Roman emperor Hadrian. Antinous died amid mysterious circumstances. It’s been suggested that he drown accidentally or that he was an intentional human sacrifice. After his death, he was deified and worshiped in the Greco-Roman world. Hadrian founded the city of Antinopolis close to where Antinous died and started games in commemoration of Antinous that took place both in Athens and Antinopolis. He became associated with homosexuality in Western culture, appearing in the work of Oscar Wilde and the Portuguese poet, Fernando Pessoa.
11-27-1877 – 11-20-1965 Katharine Anthony – Born in Roseville, Lagan County, Arkansas. She was an American biographer best know for The Lambs (1945), a controversial study of the British writers Charles and Mary Lamb. Anthony lived in Manhattan with her life partner, Elisabeth Inwin (1880-1942), the founder of the Little Red School House, with whom she raised several adopted children.
11-27-1922 – 08-23-2009 James Lord – Born in Englewood, New Jersey. He was an American writer and wrote critically acclaimed biographies of Alberto Giacometti and Pablo Picasso. Lord appeared in the documentary films Malthus Through the Looking Glass (1996) and Picasso: Magic, Sex, Death (2001). He served in the United States Army during WWII, keeping his homosexuality hidden.
11-27-1943 Nicole Brossard – Born in Montreal, Canada. She is a leading French Canadian poet and novelist. Her writing shows her commitment to feminist consciousness, as well as lyrical descriptions of lesbian desire. She has published more than 30 books. Brossard founded a feminist newspaper and a publishing house. She also wrote a play, Le Nef Des Sorceress, first performed in 1976. She is an out lesbian.
11-27-1963 John Aravosis – Born in the United States, place unknown. He is a former American Democratic political consultant, writer, gay activist, and blogger. Aravosis is also a first-generation Greek-American and has written about the influence his Greek heritage has had on his political work. In 2011, Aravosis received a tip that British oil giant BP was posting falsified photos to its website during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. He analyzed the photos, then published an article on AMERICAblog proving that the images were doctored electronically. The story received widespread coverage in the media. He is out gay.
11-27-1979 Blue Hamilton – Born in California, city unknown. He is an American former music publishing executive turned singer/songwriter. On January 6, 2013 it was announced that he is engaged to actor Matt Dallas. The couple married on July 5, 2015.