Friday, October 30, 2009

Tony Buff


Known as: American pornographic actor and director; a.k.a. Anthony Drago.

Known for:
- His performances as a Titan Media exclusive, specializing in BDSM movies.

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

Cecil Beaton


Known as: English photographer, costume designer and set designer.

Known for:
- His fashion and portrait photography; his Oscar and Tony Award winning costumes for My Fair Lady.

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

Richard Berkowitz


Known as: American activist.

Known for:
- Early advocate of safe sex in response to the AIDS crisis; subject of the documentary Sex Positive.

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

Tim Bagley


Known as: American actor and comedian.

Known for:
- His performances as Larry on Will & Grace and Harold Krenshaw on Monk.

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

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Ben Andrews


Known as: American pornographic actor.

Known for:
- His performances in movies as a Lucas Entertainment exclusive.

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

Jean Acker


Known as: American actress.

Known for:
- Her film career dating from the silent era through the 1950s; first wife of screen legend Rudolph Valentino.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

James Zinkand


Known as: American reality TV personality and pornographic actor.

Known for:
- US Big Brother 9 housemate who previously appeared in gay porn videos.

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

Zihan Loo


Known as: Singaporean actor, director and writer.

Known for:
- His controversial first feature Solos.

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

Anton Walbrook


Known as: Austrian actor.

Known for:
- His performances in such films as The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, The Red Shoes and La Ronde.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Michelle Wolff


Known as: American actress.

Known for:
- Her performances of Lou in Mango Kiss and Brit on Dante's Cove.

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

Phill Wilson


Known as: American activist.

Known for:
- Founder of the Black AIDS Institute.

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

Mark Weigle


Known as: American singer and songwriter.

Known for:
- His award winning recording career as a country/folk artist.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Klaus Wowereit


Known as: German politician.

Known for:
- Mayor of Berlin since 2001; coined the now famous German phrase "Ich bin schwul, und das ist auch gut so" ("I am gay, and that’s a good thing").

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Chet Welch


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the sixteenth season of Survivor.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for Survivor: Micronesia
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Anne Will


Known as: German journalist and TV host.

Known for:
- Former anchorwoman of Germany's most popular evening news show Tagesthemen; current host of her own political talk show.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Max Wolf Valerio


Known as: American writer and actor.

Known for:
- His memoir The Testosterone Files, which details his experiences as a female-to-male transsexual.

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

Monday, October 26, 2009

Louis Van Amstel


Known as: Dutch dancer, choreographer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances as a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars.

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

Daniel Vosovic


Known as: American fashion designer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Finalist in season 2 of Project Runway.

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

Del Lagrace Volcano


Known as: American artist and photographer; a.k.a. Della Grace or Della Disgrace.

Known for:
- Self-described "gender variant visual artist".

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

Donald Vining


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- His self-published, multi-volume Gay Diary.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Nikki Tyler


Known as: American pornographic actress; a.k.a. Morgan Rae and Christine Taylor.

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

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

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky


Known as: Russian composer.

Known for:
- His classic works, including the 1812 Overture and the ballets Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker.

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

Tom Tryon


Known as: American actor and writer.

Known for:
- Played TV's Texas John Slaughter; author of several science fiction, horror and mystery novels.

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

Friday, October 23, 2009

David Taylor


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Greg Duke.

Known for:
- His performances in movies for various adult studios; Raging Stallions' 2010 Man of the Year.

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

Paul Taylor


Known as: American dancer and choreographer.

Known for:
- Founder of The Paul Taylor Dance Company.

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

Esera Tuaolo


Known as: American football player.

Known for:
- Former defensive lineman in the National Football League; his autobiography Alone in the Trenches: My Life as a Gay Man in the NFL.

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

Jaila Simms


Known as: American singer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Her appearances on MTV's Making His Band.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for Making the Band
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Walter Schubert


Known as: American businessman.

Known for:
- Founder of the Gay Financial Network and chairman of the board of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.

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

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Jason Sparks


Known as: American pornographic actor, director and producer.

Known for:
- Founder of Jason Sparks Entertainment.

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

Michael S. Smith


Known as: American interior designer.

Known for:
- Chosen by Michelle Obama as the White House decorator.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page

Julia Serano


Known as: American writer and performance artist.

Known for:
- Author of Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity.

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

Bryan Safi


Known as: American comedian and TV host.

Known for:
- Creator and host of the "That's Gay" segment on Current TV's InfoMania.

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Sapphire


Known as: American writer and performance artist, née Ramona Lofton.

Known for:
- Her debut novel Push (adapted into the award winning film Precious) and controversial collection of poems American Dreams.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Nathan Runkle


Known as: American activist.

Known for:
- Founder of the animal rights group Mercy for Animals.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Ned Rorem


Known as: American composer and writer.

Known for:
- His Pulitzer Prize winning compositions and song settings; his notorious diaries.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page
- GLBTQ Encyclopedia entries: Music / Literature
- Official Facebook page

Robert Rauschenberg


Known as: American artist.

Known for:
- His "Combines", in which non-traditional materials and objects were employed in innovative combinations.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Sebastian Rivers


Known as: American pornographic actor.

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

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

Dmitri Pavlovich


Known as: Russian Grand Duke.

Known for:
- His involvement in the murder of the mystic peasant faith healer Grigori Rasputin.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

James Purdy


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Controversial author of the novels Malcolm, Eustance Chisholm and the Works and In a Shallow Grave.

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

Monday, October 19, 2009

Jake Nodar


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the Discovery Channel series Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page for Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Donald Duart Maclean


Known as: English diplomat and spy.

Known for:
- Part of the Cambridge Five spy ring that betrayed Western secrets to the Soviets during the Cold War.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Timothy Patrick Murphy


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His portrayals of Spencer Langley on Search for Tomorrow and Mickey Trotter on Dallas.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

John J. McNeill


Known as: American priest, psychotherapist, writer and theologian.

Known for:
- Author of The Church and the Homosexual and other books on queer theology.

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

Wendy Melvoin & Lisa Coleman


Known as: American singers, songwriters and musicians.

Known for:
- The musical duo Wendy & Lisa (a.k.a. Girl Bros.); former members of Prince's band The Revolution.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia pages: Melvoin / Coleman / Wendy & Lisa
- Internet Movie Database pages: Melvoin / Coleman
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Pauli Murray


Known as: American activist, lawyer and priest.

Known for:
- The first African-American female Episcopal priest and a co-founder of NOW, the National Organization for Women.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Friday, October 16, 2009

Daniel Marvin


Known as: Argentine pornographic actor.

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

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

Deirdre McCloskey


Known as: American teacher and writer.

Known for:
- Economics professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC); author of Crossing: A Memoir.

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

Hubert Lyautey


Known as: French military officer.

Known for:
- French Army general who was Marshal of France and the first Resident-General in Morocco.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Joy Ladin


Known as: American teacher and writer.

Known for:
- The first openly transgender professor at Yeshiva University; author of several books of poetry.

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

Thursday, October 15, 2009

David Kopay


Known as: American football player.

Known for:
- Made headlines in 1975 when he became the first American professional athlete to publicly acknowledge his homosexuality.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

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