Sunday, November 30, 2008

Victor Garber


Known as: Candadian actor.

Known for:
- His many performances on stage (Deathtrap, Damn Yankees), film (Titanic, Milk) and TV (Alias, The Flash).

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

Sara Gilbert


Known as: American actress and producer.

Known for:
- Her Emmy nominated portrayal of Darlene Conner on Roseanne; executive producer and co-host of The Talk.

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

Malcolm Gets


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His portrayal of Richard Karinsky on Caroline in the City; his performances on film (Adam & Steve) and Broadway (Amour).

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- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Bryan Fuller


Known as: American writer and producer.

Known for:
- Creator of the cult TV shows Dead Like Me, Wonderfalls and Pushing Daisies.

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

Stephen Daldry


Known as: English director and producer.

Known for:
- His award winning direction for film (Billy Elliot, The Hours, The Reader) and the stage (An Inspector Calls, Billy Elliot: The Musical).

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- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Isadora Duncan


Known as: American dancer.

Known for:
- The "mother of modern dance"; her death in a freak automobile accident.

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- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Jaye Davidson


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His eye-opening, Academy Award nominated performance as Dil in The Crying Game.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Lea DeLaria


Known as: American comedian, actress and singer.

Known for:
- Her groundbreaking comedy; her performances on film (Edge of Seventeen), television (One Life to Live) and Broadway (The Rocky Horror Show).

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

Mary Cheney


Known as: American political aide.

Known for:
- Daughter of Dick Cheney, the Vice President of the United States under George W. Bush.

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- Wikipedia page

Patricia Cornwell


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Her popular series of crime novels featuring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta.

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- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Kate Clinton


Known as: American comedian.

Known for:
- Her comedy, which specializes in political commentary from a lesbian point of view.

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

Julie Cypher


Known as: American director.

Known for:
- The former partner of Melissa Etheridge and mother of their two children.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Matthew Bourne


Known as: English choreographer and director.

Known for:
- His all-male versions of classic ballets, including Swan Lake and The Nutcracker; his stage versions of Mary Poppins and Edward Scissorhands.

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

Saffron Burrows


Known as: English actress.

Known for:
- Her performances on film (Deep Blue Sea, The Bank Job) and television (Boston Legal, My Own Worst Enemy).

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

Howard Ashman


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

Known for:
- His songs for the stage (Little Shop of Horrors) and screen (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin).

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

Alexis Arquette


Known as: American actress and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Her performances in the films Last Exit to Brooklyn, Grief, Threesome, I Think I Do, The Trip and The Wedding Singer; appeared on the sixth season of The Surreal Life.

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

Friday, November 28, 2008

Tom Whitman


Known as: American event producer.

Known for:
- Founder of Tom Whitman Presents, which produces many events for the Los Angeles GLBT community.

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

Evan Wolfson


Known as: American attorney and activist.

Known for:
- Founder and executive director of Freedom to Marry, a national non-profit organization working for marriage equality.

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

Basil Twist


Known as: American puppeteer.

Known for:
- His innovative stage shows Symphonie Fantastique and Basil with a Twist.

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

Tom Rob Smith


Known as: English writer.

Known for:
- His debut novel Child 44.

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- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Jamie Stewart


Known as: American singer, songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- Front man of the musical group Xiu Xiu.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Twitter page

Parvez Sharma


Known as: Indian writer and director.

Known for:
- His documentary A Jihad for Love.

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

Alex Ross


Known as: American writer and critic.

Known for:
- Music critic of The New Yorker and author of the best-selling The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century.

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- Official blog
- Wikipedia page

Denis O'Hare


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His Tony Award winning role in Take Me Out; his performances on film (Michael Clayton, Milk, J. Edgar) and television (Brothers & Sisters, True Blood).

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

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Tarell Alvin McCraney


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- His plays The Brothers Size and Wig Out!

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

R. Zamora Linmark


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- His debut novel Rolling the R's and poetry collections.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Francis Kurkdjian


Known as: French perfumer.

Known for:
- Scents for such labels as Jean-Paul Gaultier, Christian Lacroix and Dior.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Terence Koh


Known as: Canadian artist.

Known for:
- His diverse works involving queer, punk and pornographic sensibilities.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page
- Official YouTube channel

Our Lady J


Known as: American singer and musician.

Known for:
- Her performances in the underground music scenes of London and New York City .

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Scott Heim


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- His debut novel Mysterious Skin.

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

Jodie Harsh


Known as: English party promoter and DJ.

Known for:
- Self-proclaimed "queen supreme over London’s nightlife".

Know more:
- Official site
- Official blog
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Anthony Goicolea


Known as: American photographer.

Known for:
- His unique photographs, which frequently deal with issues of androgyny, homosexuality and sexuality.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Sia Furler


Known as: Australian singer; a.k.a. Sia.

Known for:
- Her song "Breathe Me", which was featured in the final episode of Six Feet Under.

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

Matt Foreman


Known as: American activist.

Known for:
- Executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Rigoberto González


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- His award winning coming-of-age memoir, Butterfly Boy: Memories of a Chicano Mariposa.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Mart Crowley


Known as: American writer and producer.

Known for:
- His landmark Off-Broadway play and subsequent film The Boys in the Band.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Bradford Cox


Known as: American singer, songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- Lead singer of Deerhunter; his solo project Atlas Sound.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Faceook page

Amy Cook


Known as: American singer, songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- Her album The Sky Observer's Guide.

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

Dan Butler


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His portrayal of Bob "Bulldog" Brisco on Frasier.

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

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Kim Brinster


Known as: American businesswoman.

Known for:
- Owner of the Oscar Wilde Bookshop in Greenwich Village, the first and oldest bookstore devoted to gay and lesbian authors.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page

Jeff Bowen


Known as: American actor and composer.

Known for:
- Star of the Obie Award winning [title of show], for which he also wrote the music and lyrics.

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

Dustin Lance Black


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- On film, directing The Journey of Jared Price and On the Bus and writing Milk and J. Edgar; for television, writing and producing Big Love.

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

Joey Arias


Known as: American performance artist and singer.

Known for:
- Channeling Billie Holiday and Joan Crawford on stage; the award-winning Arias with a Twist.

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

Monday, November 24, 2008

Gregg Araki


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His films The Living End, Totally F***ed Up, The Doom Generation and Mysterious Skin.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Movie Dearest interview

Francesco Vezzoli


Known as: Italian artist and filmmaker.

Known for:
- His experimental art films, including An Embroidered Trilogy, Trilogy of Death and Trailer for the Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula.

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

Gus Van Sant


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His films Mala Noche, Drugstore Cowboy, My Own Private Idaho, To Die For, Good Will Hunting and Milk.

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

E. Denise Simmons


Known as: American politician.

Known for:
- As the current mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts, she is the first African-American lesbian mayor in the United States.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page

Ari Shapiro


Known as: American journalist.

Known for:
- Justice correspondent for National Public Radio.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

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