May 28 - Birthday of May Swenson (1913)
The daughter of Mormon converts and Swedish immigrants to the US, May was a lesbian and, at age 13, questioned the faith of her parents.
"I'm two eyes looking out of a suit of armor. I write because I can't talk."
"Not to need illusion—to dare to see and say how things really are, is the emancipation I would like to attain."