Friday, July 29, 2011

James Duke Mason


Known as: American actor and activist.

Known for:
- Son of singer Belinda Carlisle and grandson of actor James Mason; founder of the Trailblazer Campaign.

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

F.O. Matthiessen


Known as: American historian and literary critic.

Known for:
- His landmark works of scholarship on renowned literary figures; influential in the creation of the field of American studies.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

William Morris Meredith Jr.


Known as: American writer and educator.

Known for:
- His award winning poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize for his Partial Accounts: New and Selected Poems.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Scott Mills


Known as: English radio and TV host and actor.

Known for:
- Host of The Scott Mills Show on BBC Radio 1.

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

Alec McCowen


Known as: English actor and director.

Known for:
- His work on stage (The Philanthropist), film (Frenzy, Travels With My Aunt) and TV (Mr. Palfrey of Westminster).

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

Joe Meek


Known as: English music producer and songwriter.

Known for:
- Composer of The Tornados' hit "Telstar"; his pioneering concept album I Hear a New World.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Darren Manzella


Known as: American soldier and activist.

Known for:
- Came out on 60 Minutes; the first openly gay service member on active duty to speak to the press from a war zone.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Scott McCoy


Known as: American politician and attorney.

Known for:
- Former member of the Utah State Senate.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Rick Mercer


Known as: Canadian comedian, actor, writer, producer and TV host.

Known for:
- The satirical news shows This Hour Has 22 Minutes and The Rick Mercer Report; the sitcom Made in Canada (a.k.a. The Industry).

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

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Eric Millegan


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- Plays Zack Addy on Bones.

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

Duane Michals


Known as: American photographer.

Known for:
- His innovative use of photo-sequences, which often incorporated text to examine emotion and philosophy.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Michelangelo


Known as: Italian artist, architect and poet; née Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni.

Known for:
- Renaissance painter (the Sistine Chapel) and sculptor (statue of David) renowned as the most famous artist who ever lived.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Friday, July 22, 2011

Miriam Meckel


Known as: German educator.

Known for:
- Professor for Corporate Communication at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

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

Barbara Lenk


Known as: American judge.

Known for:
- The first openly gay member of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Ludwig II of Bavaria


Known as: German king.

Known for:
- King of Bavaria from 1864 to 1886; eccentric castle builder and devoted patron of the arts.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Spencer Livermore


Known as: English political advisor.

Known for:
- Worked for the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Gordon Brown as Director of Political Strategy.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Gavin Lambert


Known as: English writer.

Known for:
- Author of Inside Daisy Clover (both novel and screenplay); celebrity biographer, including his longtime friend Natalie Wood.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Brooke LaBarbera


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Her appearances on The Real World: Denver and Real World/Road Rules Challenge.

Know more:
- Wikipedia pages for The Real World: Denver / Real World/Road Rules Challenge
- Internet Movie Database page

Lê Văn Duyệt


Known as: Vietnamese general and bureaucrat.

Known for:
- Helped future Emperor Gia Long put down the Tây Sơn rebellion, unify Vietnam and establish the Nguyễn Dynasty.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Christine Kehoe


Known as: American politician.

Known for:
- Member of the California State Senate representing the 39th district.

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

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Rami Kashou


Known as: Israeli fashion designer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the fourth season of Project Runway.

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

Ken Kostick


Known as: Canadian chef, radio and TV host.

Known for:
- Co-host of What's for Dinner? and other culinary series on both television and radio.

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

Michael Kearns


Known as: American actor, writer and director.

Known for:
- First openly gay and openly HIV positive actor in Hollywood; his solo theater pieces Intimacies and More Intimacies.

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

Monday, July 18, 2011

Hunter James


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Hunger James.

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

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

Karla Jay


Known as: American writer, educator and activist.

Known for:
- Widely published pioneer in the field of lesbian and gay studies.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Jeffrey John


Known as: Welsh priest.

Known for:
- The first person to have openly been in a same-sex relationship to be nominated as a Church of England bishop.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Friday, July 15, 2011

Maja Ivarsson


Known as: Swedish singer and musician.

Known for:
- Lead vocalist of the Swedish New Wave band The Sounds.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Lane Hudson


Known as: American blogger and activist.

Known for:
- Exposing the Mark Foley congressional page sex scandal; currently writes for the Huffington Post.

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

Alan Hollinghurst


Known as: English writer.

Known for:
- His award-winning novels The Swimming Pool Library, The Folding Star and The Line of Beauty.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Charles Hawtrey


Known as: English actor, director, singer and musician.

Known for:
- His long show business career, beginning as a boy soprano to his comic roles in the popular Carry On series of films.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Laurence Housman


Known as: English writer and artist.

Known for:
- Noted book illustrator, novelist (An Englishwoman's Love-letters) and playwright (Victoria Regina).

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

Aaron Goldschmidt


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the third season of The Amazing Race.

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

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Fred Goldsmith


Known as: Hungarian pornographic actor; a.k.a. Miklos O, Miklos Olah, Jack Slader and Jean-Paul.

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

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

Vicky Galindo


Known as: American softball player.

Known for:
- Member of the USA Softball Women's National Team and the Chicago Bandits of the National Pro Fastpitch league.

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

Debbie Friedman


Known as: American singer and songwriter.

Known for:
- Her songs with Jewish religious content, including her frequently used setting of "Mi Shebeirach", the prayer for healing.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Tiziano Ferro


Known as: Italian singer.

Known for:
- Award-winning pop star who has sold more than eight million albums worldwide.

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

Arthur Eddington


Known as: English astrophysicist.

Known for:
- His work regarding Einstein's Theory of Relativity.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Reed Erickson


Known as: American philanthropist.

Known for:
- Founder of the Erickson Educational Foundation (EEF), which supported the work of homophile and transsexual organizations.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Monday, July 11, 2011

Ion Davidov


Known as: Romanian pornographic actor; a.k.a. Pieter Gierek and Ion Davidovitch.

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

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

Stormé DeLarverie


Known as: American drag performer.

Known for:
- Her participation in the Stonewall Riots led her to be known as "the gay community’s Rosa Parks".

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Foekje Dillema


Known as: Dutch track and field athlete.

Known for:
- In 1950, was expelled for life by the Dutch National Athletics Federation based on a "sex test".

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Friday, July 8, 2011

Topher DiMaggio


Known as: American model and pornographic actor; a.k.a. Romeo.

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

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

Michael Dillon


Known as: English physician.

Known for:
- The first female-to-male transsexual to undergo phalloplasty.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Jason Champion


Known as: American interior designer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the fourth season of HGTV Design Star.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page for HGTV Design Star
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Chris Cohen


Known as: American model and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the second season of Make Me a Supermodel.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for Make Me a Supermodel
- Internet Movie Database page

Katherine Connella


Known as: American actress and writer.

Known for:
- Author of the memoir Sugar and Spice and Puppy Dog Tails: Growing Up Intersexed.

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

John Corigliano


Known as: American composer.

Known for:
- His classical works, including Symphony No. 1 (inspired by the AIDS crisis) and his Oscar winning score to The Red Violin.

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

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