Friday, October 31, 2014

Vaniity


Known as: Mexican pornographic actress; a.k.a. Vanity T. Star.

Known for:
- Her award-winning performances in movies for various adult studios.

Know more:
- Official site (NSFW)
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Adult Film Database page (NSFW)
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Fran Lebowitz


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Her "sardonic social commentary on American life as filtered through her New York City sensibilities".

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Monday, October 27, 2014

Phyllis Nagy


Known as: American director and writer.

Known for:
- Her plays, including stage adaptations of The Scarlet Letter, The Talented Mr Ripley and The Seagull; the TV movie Mrs. Harris.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Twitter page

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Hermann von Teschenberg


Known as: Austrian translator and activist.

Known for:
- Friend and translator of Oscar Wilde; co-founder of the Scientific-Humanitarian Committee, the first gay rights group in history.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Edith Ellis


Known as: English writer and activist.

Known for:
- Author and women's rights activist; married to early sexologist Havelock Ellis.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Samuel R. Delany


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Prolific award-winning author of science fiction, memoirs, erotica, cultural studies and postmodern criticism; novels include Babel-17, The Einstein Intersection, Nova, Dhalgren and the Return to Nevèrÿon series.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- GLBTQ Encyclopedia entry
- Official Facebook page

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