Friday, January 30, 2009

David Bromstad


Known as: American interior designer, reality TV personality and TV host.

Known for:
- Winning the first season of HGTV Design Star; host of Color Splash.

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

Thom Bierdz


Known as: American actor and artist.

Known for:
- His portrayal of Phillip Chancellor III on The Young and the Restless.

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

Bitch


Known as: American musician, composer and performance artist.

Known for:
- Formerly of Bitch and Animal, currently of Bitch and the Exciting Conclusion.

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

Q. Allan Brocka


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His films Eating Out and Boy Culture; creator of Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World.

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

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Jay Brannan


Known as: American singer, songwriter and actor.

Known for:
- His appearance in the films Shortbus and Holding Trevor; his album Goddamned.

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

Bryan Batt


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His performance on stage and screen of Darius in Jeffrey and as Salvatore Romano on Mad Men.

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

Peter Allen


Known as: Australian singer and songwriter.

Known for:
- His flamboyant stage performances and award-winning songs ("Don't Cry Out Loud", "I Honestly Love You").

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

Clay Aiken


Known as: American singer, actor and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Runner-up on the second season of American Idol.

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

Zeno of Citium


Known as: Greek philosopher.

Known for:
- Founder of the Stoic school of philosophy.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Yehonathan


Known as: Israeli singer and actor; née Yehonathan Gatro.

Known for:
- His hit singles "Calling You" and “On a Hot Summer Night”; co-starred on the Israeli TV series The Ran Quadruplets.

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

Emperor Tang Xizong


Known as: Chinese emperor.

Known for:
- Ruler of the Tang dynasty of China from 873 to 888.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Friday, January 23, 2009

Angie Xtravaganza


Known as: American ball culture performer.

Known for:
- Her appearance in the documentary Paris is Burning.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

David Wojnarowicz


Known as: American artist, writer and activist.

Known for:
- The first American gay artist to respond to the AIDS crisis with anger and moral outrage.

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- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Arthur “J.R.” Warren


Known as: American hate crime victim.

Known for:
- Murdered by two teenaged acquaintances on July 3, 2000 in Grant Town, West Virginia.

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- Wikipedia page

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Ludwig Viktor


Known as: Austrian archduke.

Known for:
- His notoriously open homosexuality and penchant for cross-dressing led to his banishment from Vienna.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Katie Underwood


Known as: Australian singer, songwriter and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Former member of the music group Bardot, winners of the first season of Australia's Popstars.

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

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Alan Turing


Known as: English mathematician, logician and cryptographer.

Known for:
- The "father of modern computer science"; cracked the German Enigma Code during World War II.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Oliver Sipple


Known as: American veteran; a.k.a. Billy.

Known for:
- Saved US President Gerald Ford from an assassination attempt in San Francisco on September 22, 1975.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Ernst Röhm


Known as: German military officer.

Known for:
- Leader of the Sturm Abteilung (SA), the Nazi Party militia also known as "Hitler's Brown Shirts".

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- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Steve Rubell


Known as: American nightclub owner.

Known for:
- Co-founder of the world famous New York City disco Studio 54.

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- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Robert Rodi


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- His novels (Fag Hag, Kept Boy) and comic book series (Codename: Knockout, The Crossovers).

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

George Quaintance


Known as: American artist.

Known for:
- His pioneering male physique paintings.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Monday, January 19, 2009

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Michael Kirby


Known as: Australian judge.

Known for:
- A Justice of the High Court of Australia, the highest court in the Australian court hierarchy.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Ronnie Kray


Known as: English gangster.

Known for:
- He and his twin brother Reggie were the foremost organised crime leaders in London during the 1950's and 1960's.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Philip Johnson


Known as: American architect.

Known for:
- His influential designs, including his Glass House, the Seagram Building and John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

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

Saturday, January 17, 2009

William Haines


Known as: American actor and interior designer.

Known for:
- Popular silent film star; fired from MGM for being gay, founded a successful interior design firm with longtime partner Jimmy Shields.

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- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Domino Harvey


Known as: English model, bounty hunter and drug dealer.

Known for:
- Daughter of actor Laurence Harvey and model Paulene Stone; subject of the biopic Domino.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Peter J. Gomes


Known as: American preacher and theologian.

Known for:
- Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in The Memorial Church of Harvard University.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Karl Gorath


Known as: German Holocaust survivor.

Known for:
- Imprisoned for homosexuality at Neuengamme and Auschwitz from 1938 to 1945.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Prince George, Duke of Kent


Known as: English prince.

Known for:
- His colorful personal life (affairs, drug addiction); served in the Royal Air Force during World War II.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Adrian Fulford


Known as: English judge.

Known for:
- Currently serving as one of the eighteen judges of the International Criminal Court.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Diana L. Eck


Known as: American educator and writer.

Known for:
- Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies at Harvard University.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

David Daniels


Known as: American opera singer.

Known for:
- Regarded as the greatest countertenor of his generation.

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

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

George Washington Carver


Known as: American scientist, educator and inventor.

Known for:
- His research on peanuts, for which he found over three hundred uses.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Benjamin Britten


Known as: English composer, conductor and musician.

Known for:
- His operas Peter Grimes, Billy Budd and The Turn of the Screw; his composition War Requiem.

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

Richard Buckley


Known as: American fashion journalist.

Known for:
- Former editor-in-chief of Vogue Hommes International.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Romaine Brooks


Known as: American artist.

Known for:
- Her paintings of women in androgynous or masculine dress.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Scott Amedure


Known as: American hate crime victim.

Known for:
- Murdered by a male acquaintance after revealing that he was attracted to him on The Jenny Jones Show.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

László Almásy


Known as: Hungarian aristocrat, explorer and soldier.

Known for:
- The basis for the lead character in the book and film The English Patient.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Helen Zia


Known as: American journalist, writer and activist.

Known for:
- Author of Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Alice Walker


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple.

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- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official YouTube channel

B.D. Wong


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His performances on stage (M. Butterfly), film (Father of the Bride) and TV (Oz, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit).

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

Diesel Washington


Known as: American pornographic actor.

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

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

Mark Kenneth Woods


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

Known for:
- His short films and OUTtv's The House of Venus Show.

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

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