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It Happened Today: March 12

Asher Levine (born March 12, 1988): http://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/3497389.html

Asher Levine (born March 12, 1988) is an American fashion designer. He is the designer for his eponymous progressive menswear label, Asher Levine. Levine’s methods and aesthetic are far from ordinary, and his point of view is unlike any of his contemporaries. Due to Levine’s unique and innovative fabrication processes and stand out style, he has become a pioneer of avant-garde menswear, and is quickly becoming “one of Hollywood’s favorite emerging menswear designers”.

Cynthia Rich & Barbara Macdonald: http://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/3093104.html

Cynthia Rich, teacher, lesbian feminist activist, and author, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on March 12, 1933, the daughter of Helen (Jones) and Arnold Rice Rich. Her sister was Adrienne Rich. In 1974 she taught a writing workshop at Goddard Cambridge College, where she met Barbara Macdonald, who became her domestic partner of 26 years. In 1983 Rich co-authored with Macdonald Look Me in the Eye: Old Women, Aging and Ageism, a ground-breaking examination of ageism from a feminist perspective.

Edward Albee & Jonathan Thomas: http://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/3092907.html

Edward Albee is an American playwright who is best known for The Zoo Story, The Sandbox, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and a rewrite of the book for the musical version of Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's. Albee's longtime partner, Jonathan Thomas, a sculptor, died on May 2, 2005, from bladder cancer. Albee was a heavy drinker, but the problem became particularly acute in the early 70s. He stopped with the help of Jonathan Thomas, with whom he has been with since 1971 "I'd be dead without him"

James Clark & Anthony Stewart: http://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/4254987.html

James Clark (born 12 March 1963) is a British diplomat. On 30 March 2004, he and his partner Anthony Stewart made history by becoming the first officially recognised gay couple to have an audience with Queen Elizabeth II. Clark is Britain's first openly gay ambassador and he and Stewart are the Foreign Office's first officially recognized gay couple to be sent abroad. They moved into the official residence in Luxembourg and attended social functions there together.

Jesse Hajicek (born 1972): http://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/528040.html

Jesse Hajicek has written 27 stories for Fantasy, Supernatural, Western, Horror, Fable, Sci-Fi, Romance, Essay, General, and Humor. The God Eaters was published in 2006: Imprisioned for 'inflammatory writings' by the totalitarian Theocracy, shy intellectual Ashleigh Trine figures his story's over. But when he meets Kieran Trevarde, a hard-hearted gunslinger with a dark magic lurking in his blood, Ash finds that necessity makes strange heroes... and love can change the world.

Liza Minnelli (born March 12, 1946): http://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/4254919.html

Liza Minnelli is an American actress, singer and dancer. She is the daughter of singer and actress Judy Garland and film director Vincente Minnelli. Minnelli has won a total of four Tony Awards, including a Special Tony Award. She has also won an Oscar, an Emmy Award, two Golden Globes and a Grammy Legend Award for her contributions and influence in the recording field, along with many other honors and awards. She is among the few entertainers who have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award.

Mario Mieli (May 21, 1952 – March 12, 1983): http://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/2816797.html

Mario Mieli was a leading figure in the Italian gay movement of the 1970's. He combined a radical theoretical perspective with a provocative public persona. His outrageous public behavior made him a controversial figure, but he was nonetheless respected as one of the movement's most important intellectuals. He’s best known among English speakers for Towards a Gay Communism, a political pamphlet excerpted from his major theoretical work Homosexuality and Liberation: Elements of a Gay Critique.

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