Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Renato Bellagio


Known as: Hungarian pornographic actor; a.k.a. Buck Peterson, Zoltan Sapka and Zoltan Scher.

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

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

Patrick Angus


Known as: American artist.

Known for:
- His paintings depicting urban gay culture in the 1980s.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Billie Joe Armstrong


Known as: American singer, songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- Lead vocalist, chief songwriter and guitarist for the Grammy Award winning rock band Green Day.

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

Penny Arcade


Known as: American actress, writer and performance artist; née Susana Ventura.

Known for:
- Prominent figure of the New York avant-garde performance scene, including collaborations with Quentin Crisp and Andy Warhol.

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

Friday, March 26, 2010

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Gabriel Romero


Known as: Mexican actor.

Known for:
- His ground-breaking role as Fernandito on Telemundo's Los Beltrán, the first openly gay character on Spanish-language TV.

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

Carol Rosenfeld


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Her appearances on the 16th season of The Amazing Race.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for The Amazing Race 16
- Internet Movie Database page

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Jordan Pious


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Winner of the 16th season of The Amazing Race.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for The Amazing Race 16
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Jorge Steven López Mercado


Known as: Puerto Rican hate crime victim.

Known for:
- His dismembered body was discovered November 14, 2009, in the Puerto Rican town of Cayey.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Monday, March 22, 2010

Isaac Julien


Known as: English artist, director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His films, including Looking for Langston, Young Soul Rebels, BaadAsssss Cinema and Derek.

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

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Linda Hunt


Known as: American actress.

Known for:
- The first person to win an Academy Award for playing a character of the opposite sex (The Year of Living Dangerously).

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

Brent Hartinger


Known as: American writer and journalist.

Known for:
- His gay teen novels (The Geography Club); GLAAD Media Award winning contributor to AfterElton.com.

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

Friday, March 19, 2010

LZ Granderson


Known as: American journalist.

Known for:
- Columnist for ESPN.com's Page 2; host of the web-based ESPN360 talk show Game Night.

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

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Bobby Griffith


Known as: American youth.

Known for:
- Subject of the book and TV movie Prayers for Bobby.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for the book Prayers for Bobby: A Mother's Coming to Terms with the Suicide of Her Gay Son
- Wikipedia page for the TV movie Prayers for Bobby

Kirk Fordham


Known as: American political consultant.

Known for:
- His involvement in the Mark Foley congressional page scandal.

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

Monday, March 15, 2010

David Catania


Known as: American politician.

Known for:
- The first openly gay member of the Council of the District of Columbia.

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

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Sir Francis Bacon


Known as: English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer and writer.

Known for:
- Served as both Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England; philosophical advocate and practitioner of the scientific revolution.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Note: Not to be confused with English artist Francis Bacon.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Tag Adams


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Chet Roberts.

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

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

Friday, March 12, 2010

Rafael Verga


Known as: Brazilian model.

Known for:
- His work in campaigns for Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Sean John, Fruit of the Loom, Calvin Klein and 2(x)ist.

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

Monday, March 8, 2010

Bessie Smith


Known as: American singer.

Known for:
- "The Empress of the Blues", she was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s.

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

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Arthur Russell


Known as: American composer, musician and singer.

Known for:
- Cellist and dance music artist; his album World of Echo.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Kay Ryan


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Her award winning collections of poetry, including Elephant Rocks and Say Uncle; current Poet Laureate of the United States.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Friday, March 5, 2010

Michael Rogers


Known as: American activist and blogger.

Known for:
- His outing of closeted gay politicians who actively oppose gay rights.

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

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Pat Parker


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Credited as the "lead voice" in the world of lesbian poetry.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Dennis Price


Known as: English actor.

Known for:
- His roles in film (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Victim), TV (Jeeves in The World of Wooster) and radio (Troutbridge).

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

Monday, March 1, 2010

J.D. Ordoñez


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances in the 21st season of The Real World.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for The Real World: Brooklyn
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

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