Sunday, October 30, 2011

Neil Rogers


Known as: American radio host.

Known for:
- Host of his own popular Miami-based talk radio show.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Martine Rothblatt


Known as: American lawyer and entrepreneur.

Known for:
- Responsible for launching several communications satellite companies, including Geostar and Sirius Satellite Radio.

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

Friday, October 28, 2011

Paul Rudolph


Known as: American architect.

Known for:
- His most famous work, the Yale Art and Architecture Building (A&A Building), a spatially complex Brutalist concrete structure.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Tony Richardson


Known as: English director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His work for stage (Look Back in Anger) and screen (Oscar for Tom Jones).

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

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Raymond Radiguet


Known as: French writer.

Known for:
- Author whose novels (including The Devil in the Flesh) were noted for their explicit themes, writing style and tone.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Monday, October 24, 2011

Adrianne Pieczonka


Known as: Canadian singer.

Known for:
- Renowned opera soprano who specializes in Wagnerian roles, notably Sieglinde in the Ring Cycle.

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

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Richard Pillard


Known as: American psychiatrist.

Known for:
- The first openly gay psychiatrist in the US; professor of psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Rod Phillips


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Ron Greer.

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

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

Friday, October 21, 2011

Sergei Parajanov


Known as: Armenian director and writer.

Known for:
- His controversial cinematic style, lifestyle and behaviour, which led Soviet cinema authorities to repeatedly persecute and imprison him and suppress his films.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Rosa von Praunheim


Known as: German director, writer, producer and activist.

Known for:
- His controversial documentaries and films featuring gay themes, including It Is Not the Homosexual Who Is Perverse, But the Society in Which He Lives and The Einstein of Sex.

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

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Cathal Ó Searcaigh


Known as: Irish writer.

Known for:
- His award-winning poetry, which is written in the Irish language (specifically the Ulster dialect).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

J. Paul Oetken


Known as: American judge.

Known for:
- District Judge on the US District Court for the Southern District of New York; the first openly gay man to serve on the federal bench.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Monday, October 17, 2011

Robert Opel


Known as: American photographer.

Known for:
- Notoriously streaked at the 46th Annual Academy Awards in 1974.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Anna Nolan


Known as: Irish reality TV personality, TV host and producer.

Known for:
- Runner up on the first series of the British reality show Big Brother.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Jene Newsome


Known as: American military officer.

Known for:
- US Air Force sergeant who was honorably discharged after nine years of service under the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Friday, October 14, 2011

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Jackie Malton


Known as: English police officer and consultant.

Known for:
- The inspiration for the character of Detective Jane Tennison in the Prime Suspect TV dramas.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Sean Maher


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His role as Simon Tam in the cult sci-fi series Firefly and its follow-up movie Serenity.

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

Monday, October 10, 2011

Meredith Monk


Known as: American singer, composer, director and choreographer.

Known for:
- Since the 1960s, has created multi-disciplinary works which combine music, theatre and dance.

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

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Daphne du Maurier


Known as: English writer.

Known for:
- Her novels, plays and short stories, including Jamaica Inn, Rebecca, The Birds and Don't Look Now.

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

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Friday, October 7, 2011

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Vladimir Luxuria


Known as: Italian politician and activist.

Known for:
- Former member of the Italian parliament; the first openly transgender member of Parliament in Europe.

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

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Karl Lange


Known as: German Holocaust survivor.

Known for:
- Imprisoned by the Nazis for the then crime of homosexuality under the criminal code's Paragraph 175.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Earl Lind


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- One of the earliest intersex individuals to publish their own autobiography in the United States.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Monday, October 3, 2011

Mitchell Leisen


Known as: American director, producer, art director and costume designer.

Known for:
- His films Death Takes a Holiday, Hold Back the Dawn, Easy Living and To Each His Own.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

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