Friday, December 31, 2010

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Adolf Brand


Known as: German journalist and activist.

Known for:
- His long-running journal Der Eigene (The Self-Owner), the first homosexual literary and artistic journal.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Rostam Batmanglij


Known as: American musician, songwriter and music producer.

Known for:
- Member of the New York based indie rock band Vampire Weekend and co-founder of electro-soul group Discovery.

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

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Chris Armstrong


Known as: American student.

Known for:
- President of the University of Michigan’s student body who was "cyberbullied" by the state's Assistant Attorney General.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page on the scandal

Friday, December 24, 2010

Tracy Young


Known as: American DJ and music producer.

Known for:
- The single “Tardy for the Party”, performed by Kim Zolciak, her rumored girlfriend and star of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

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

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Brian Yorkey


Known as: American writer and songwriter.

Known for:
- Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner for the score to the Broadway musical Next to Normal.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Apichatpong Weerasethakul


Known as: Thai director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His award winning films Blissfully Yours, Tropical Malady and Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives.

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

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Peter Wyngarde


Known as: English actor.

Known for:
- Playing the character Jason King in the British TV series' Department S and Jason King.

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

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Pedro Segarra


Known as: American politician.

Known for:
- Mayor of Hartford, Connecticut; the second openly gay mayor of a US state capital.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Twitter page

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Stephen Spender


Known as: English writer.

Known for:
- Poet, novelist, dramatist and essayist who concentrated on themes of social injustice and class struggle in his work.

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

Friday, December 17, 2010

Steven Slater


Known as: American flight attendant.

Known for:
- Former JetBlue Airways employee who infamously quit his job on August 9, 2010 by using the plane's evacuation slide.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Charles Ricketts


Known as: English artist, publisher and designer.

Known for:
- Book designer and typographer with his Vale Press; his work in the theatre as a set and costume designer.

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

Monday, December 13, 2010

Bryan Rafanelli


Known as: American event planner.

Known for:
- Planned Chelsea Clinton’s wedding and inauguration events for President Barack Obama.

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

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Pier Paolo Pasolini


Known as: Italian director and writer.

Known for:
- His films, including The Gospel According to Matthew, Teorema and Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Johan Paulik


Known as: Slovakian pornographic actor and director; a.k.a. Männer Aktuell.

Known for:
- His performances in movies for the adult studio Bel Ami.

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

Friday, December 10, 2010

Kele Okereke


Known as: English singer, songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- Lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the alternative rock band Bloc Party.

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

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Richard Bruce Nugent


Known as: American writer and artist.

Known for:
- Smoke, Lilies and Jade, regarded as the first publication by an African American to depict homosexuality openly.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Monday, December 6, 2010

Michael Mayer


Known as: American director and writer.

Known for:
- The musicals Thoroughly Modern Millie, Spring Awakening and American Idiot; the film A Home at the End of the World.

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

Friday, December 3, 2010

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Nico Muhly


Known as: American composer and musician.

Known for:
- Contemporary Western classical music composer who has recorded with both classical and pop/rock musicians.

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

Monday, November 29, 2010

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Monday, November 22, 2010

Jincey Lumpkin


Known as: American pornographic producer and actress.

Known for:
- Founder of the adult production company Juicy Pink Box, which specializes in lesbian erotica.

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

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Jill Kelly


Known as: American pornographic actress, director and producer; a.k.a. Calista Jammer, Adrian, Jill Kennedy, Jill Roberts and Seth Damian.

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

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

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Friday, November 19, 2010

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Derek Hartley


Known as: American radio host.

Known for:
- Co-host of The Derek and Romaine Show on the OutQ Channel on Sirius XM Radio.

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

Monday, November 15, 2010

Mary Glasspool


Known as: American clergy.

Known for:
- The first out lesbian to be consecrated a bishop in the Anglican Communion.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Edmund Goulding


Known as: English director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His films Grand Hotel, The Dawn Patrol, Dark Victory, The Razor's Edge and Nightmare Alley.

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

Friday, November 12, 2010

Justin Fashanu


Known as: English football player.

Known for:
- The first professional footballer to come out as gay.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Scott Elliott


Known as: American director, producer and actor.

Known for:
- Founding artistic director of New York's non-profit theatre group, The New Group.

Know more:
- Official bio
- Internet Broadway Database page

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Dominick Dunne


Known as: American writer, journalist and producer.

Known for:
- His investigative journalism, which frequently hinged on the ways in which high society interacts with the judicial system.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

John Cheever


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- His short stories (The Enormous Radio, The Five-Forty-Eight, The Swimmer) and novels (The Wapshot Chronicle, Falconer).

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

Monday, November 8, 2010

Kate Cook


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

Known for:
- Her appearances on the seventh season of Australian Idol.

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

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Marilyn Chambers


Known as: American pornographic actress, model and actress; a.k.a. Marilyn Briggs.

Known for:
- Iconic adult film star of the 1970s (Behind the Green Door); the "Ivory soap girl".

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

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Catie Curtis


Known as: American singer, songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- Her award-winning acoustic/folk career, including the album A Crash Course in Roses.

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

Friday, November 5, 2010

Lord Byron


Known as: English writer; a.k.a. George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron and George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron.

Known for:
- His poems She Walks in Beauty, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and Don Juan; a leading figure in Romanticism.

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

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Judith Butler


Known as: American philosopher and educator.

Known for:
- Post-structuralist philosopher who has contributed to the fields of feminism, queer theory, political philosophy and ethics.

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

Monday, November 1, 2010

Anthony Asquith


Known as: English director and writer.

Known for:
- His films Pygmalion, The Winslow Boy, The Browning Version, The Importance of Being Earnest and The V.I.P.s.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Tom Waddell


Known as: American athlete.

Known for:
- Founder of the international sporting event the Gay Games.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Friday, October 29, 2010

Glenn Shadix


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His performances in Heathers and the Tim Burton movies Beetlejuice, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Planet of the Apes.

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

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Rumi


Known as: Persian writer, theologian and philosopher; née Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Balkhī; a.k.a. Mowlānā.

Known for:
- Founder of the Order of the Whirling Dervishes; Spiritual Couplets, referred to as the greatest work of mystical poetry.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

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