Dan Savage

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Birthday
7, 1964
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1964 (age 53)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

Seattle-based author, journalist, and radio personality who began the It Gets Better Project to prevent suicide in LGBT youth. He also worked as an editor, columnist, and television host.

Before Fame

He was raised in a Catholic family in Chicago and studied history and theater at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Trivia

He worked as a theater director and was a founding member of the Greek Active Theater in Seattle, a company that became known for its queer-focused re-imaginings of classical theatrical works.

Family Life

With his husband Terry Miller, he adopted a son. He and Miller were among the first gay couples in Washington State to obtain a marriage license.

Associated With

He appeared on MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olbermann to discuss political issues affecting the LGBT community.