Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Mychal Judge


Known as: American priest.

Known for:
- Chaplain of the Fire Department of New York; the first recorded victim of the September 11, 2001 terrorism attacks.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Janis Ian


Known as: American singer, songwriter, musician and writer.

Known for:
- Her Grammy Award-winning songs, including "Society's Child" and "At Seventeen".

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

Ian Harvie


Known as: American comedian and actor.

Known for:
- His performances as the opening act on Margaret Cho's comedy tours and on the Amazon series Transparent.

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- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Perez Hilton


Known as: American blogger.

Known for:
- His popular yet controversial gossip blog.

Know more:
- Official blog
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Edward Hibbert


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His performance of food critic Gil Chesterton on Frasier.

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- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page
- Official Facebook page

Will Geer


Known as: American actor and activist.

Known for:
- His Emmy Award winning portrayal of Grandpa Zebulon Walton on The Waltons.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

John Wayne Gacy


Known as: American serial killer.

Known for:
- Convicted and executed for the rape and murder of 33 boys and young men between 1972 and his arrest in 1978.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Michael Feinstein


Known as: American singer, musician and music historian.

Known for:
- His interpretations on stage and recordings of the Great American Songbook.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Fredrick Ford


Known as: American singer, songwriter and pornographic actor.

Known for:
- His hit dance singles; his performances in movies for various adult studios.

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

Stephen Fry


Known as: English actor, writer, comedian, television and radio host.

Known for:
- His performances on television (Jeeves and Wooster, Blackadder, QI) and film (Wilde, Gosford Park, V for Vendetta).

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Kelley Eskridge


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Her work in speculative fiction, such as her novel Solitaire.

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

Monday, December 29, 2008

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Brent Corrigan


Known as: American pornographic actor and producer; a.k.a. Fox Ryder and Sean Paul Lockhart.

Known for:
- His controversial early career as an underage performer for Cobra Video; roles in mainstream films Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild! and Judas Kiss.

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

Laverne Cox


Known as: American actress, producer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- The first openly transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy in an acting category for Orange is the New Black; appearances on the VH1 reality shows I Want to Work for Diddy and TRANSform Me.

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

Diana Cage


Known as: American radio host and writer.

Known for:
- Her self-titled talk show on Sirius Satellite Radio's OutQ channel; her sex and dating guides.

Know more:
- Official site
- Official blog
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Cat Cora


Known as: American chef and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- The first female chef on Iron Chef America.

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

Ann Bannon


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Her "lesbian pulp fiction" book series The Beebo Brinker Chronicles.

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

Adam Bouska


Known as: American photographer.

Known for:
- Co-creator of the "NO H8" campaign to overturn California's Proposition 8.

Know more:
- Official site
- Official blog
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Justin Vivian Bond


Known as: American performance artist, singer, actor and writer; née Justin Bond.

Known for:
- Stage and cabaret performances as drag alter ego Kiki; co-starred in the film Shortbus.

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

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Andy Bell


Known as: English singer and songwriter.

Known for:
- Lead singer of Erasure and solo recording artist.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Movie Dearest interview

Chantal Akerman


Known as: Belgian director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- Her "hyperrealist" filmmaking style; considered one of the most important feminist directors in film history.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Gwen Araujo


Known as: American hate crime victim.

Known for:
- Murdered by four men after they discovered she was transsexual; subject of the TV movie A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Andy Zeffer


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- His novel Going Down in La-La Land.

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

Mason Wyler


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Mason Smith.

Known for:
- His performances for various adult studios and websites.

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

Will Wikle


Known as: American reality TV personality and actor.

Known for:
- His appearances on the fifth season of the American version of Big Brother; host of Logo's Round Trip Ticket.

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- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Jason Warner & deMarco DeCiccio


Known as: American (Warner) and Canadian (DeCiccio) singers and songwriters.

Known for:
- Members of Jason and deMarco, a Christian musical duo; subjects of the documentary We're All Angels.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database pages: Warner / DeCiccio

Friday, December 26, 2008

Holly Woodlawn


Known as: Puerto Rican actress and singer.

Known for:
- Her performances in the Andy Warhol films Trash and Women in Revolt.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Urvashi Vaid


Known as: Indian activist.

Known for:
- Executive Director of the Arcus Foundation.

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

Tila Tequila


Known as: Vietnamese Internet and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Self-proclaimed "Miss MySpace"; star of the MTV reality show A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Anthony Spadaccini


Known as: American actor, director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His award-winning work in experimental filmmaking.

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

Michelangelo Signorile


Known as: American writer, journalist, activist and radio host.

Known for:
- His outspoken views on outing; his talk show on Sirius Satellite Radio's OutQ channel.

Know more:
- Official blog
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Fred Schneider


Known as: American singer and songwriter.

Known for:
- Lead singer of The B-52s.

Know more:
- Official site for The B-52s
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Twitter page

Jacqueline Susann


Known as: American writer and actress.

Known for:
- Her best-selling novels Valley of the Dolls, The Love Machine and Once is Not Enough.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Dusty Springfield


Known as: English singer.

Known for:
- Her many hit songs, including "The Look of Love" and "Son of a Preacher Man".

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Matt Riddlehoover


Known as: American actor, director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His films To a Tee and Watch Out.

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

Sylvia Rivera


Known as: American activist.

Known for:
- Co-founder of the Gay Liberation Front, the Gay Activists Alliance and STAR (Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

RuPaul


Known as: American drag performer, singer, songwriter and actor; a.k.a. RuPaul Charles.

Known for:
- The hit song "Supermodel (You Better Work)"; film roles including The Brady Bunch Movie; host of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Tristan Phoenix


Known as: American pornographic actor.

Known for:
- His performances in movies for various adult studios.

Know more:
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Adult Film Database page (NSFW)

Peter Paige


Known as: American actor, director and writer.

Known for:
- His performance as Emmett Honeycutt on the American version of Queer as Folk.

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

Monday, December 22, 2008

Richard O'Brien


Known as: English actor, writer and composer.

Known for:
- Creating and starring in The Rocky Horror Show on stage and screen.

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

Judy Nelson


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Her relationship with and eventual palimony suit against tennis player Martina Navratilova.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Ross Mathews


Known as: American television personality.

Known for:
- His appearances as "Ross the Intern" on The Tonight Show.

Know more:
- Official blog
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Amanda Lepore


Known as: American model, singer and "nightlife hostess".

Known for:
- Her many appearances in print ads, film cameos and New York City hot spots.

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

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Van Johnson


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His films A Guy Named Joe, In the Good Old Summertime, The Caine Mutiny and Brigadoon.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

John Inman


Known as: English actor.

Known for:
- His performance as Mr. Humphries on the long-running British sitcom Are You Being Served?

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

Derrick Hanson


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Leslie Cole.

Known for:
- His GayVN Award-winning performances for various adult studios.

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

Randy Harrison


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His performance as Justin Taylor on the American version of Queer as Folk.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Darren Hayes


Known as: Australian singer and songwriter.

Known for:
- Lead singer of Savage Garden and solo artist.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

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