Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Liam Magnuson


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)
- Official Twitter page

Monday, December 30, 2013

George Platt Lynes


Known as: American photographer.

Known for:
- Successful fashion and portrait photographer; his homoerotic dance images and male nudes.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Hamish Bowles


Known as: English fashion journalist and editor.

Known for:
- The European editor-at-large for the American edition of Vogue.

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

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Tom Bianchi


Known as: American writer, photographer and activist.

Known for:
- His books of photographs, poems and essays that primarily cover the gay male experience.

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

Friday, December 27, 2013

Patrick Califia


Known as: American writer; a.k.a. Patrick Califia-Rice.

Known for:
- His nonfiction essays about sexuality and erotic fiction and poetry.

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

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Brian Boitano


Known as: American figure skater.

Known for:
- 1988 Olympic Gold Medalist, 1986 and 1988 World Champion and 1985-1988 US National Champion in figure skating.

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

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Craig Parker


Known as: New Zealander actor.

Known for:
- His roles in film (The Lord of the Rings series, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans) and television (Legend of the Seeker, Spartacus).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Monday, December 23, 2013

Shane Bitney Crone & Tom Bridegroom


Known as: American internet personality, actor, producer and activist (Crone); American actor, songwriter and TV host (Bridegroom).

Known for:
- Crone's viral video "It Could Happen to You", which told of his boyfriend Bridegroom's accidental death and the aftermath, as seen in the documentary Bridegroom.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database pages: Crone / Bridegroom
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel
- Movie Dearest interview: Crone

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Yukio Mishima


Known as: Japanese writer, actor, director, model and activist; née Kimitake Hiraoka.

Known for:
- Considered one of the most important Japanese authors of the 20th century; his ritual suicide after a failed military coup d'état attempt in 1970, known as the Mishima Incident.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Blake McIver Ewing


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- Former child star from television (Star Search, Full House, Hey Arnold!) and film (The Little Rascals).

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

Friday, December 20, 2013

Gerald Hamilton


Known as: English writer.

Known for:
- His three published memoirs; immortalized as a character in his friend Christopher Isherwood's Berlin Stories.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Allan Corduner


Known as: English actor.

Known for:
- His performances on stage, television, radio and film (Yentl, Edward II, Topsy-Turvy, Food of Love, De-Lovely).

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

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Horst P. Horst


Known as: American photographer.

Known for:
- His photographs of women and fashion, notably his "The Mainbocher Corset", regarded as one of the great iconic photos of the Twentieth-Century.

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

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Kristin Beck


Known as: American military service member.

Known for:
- Former United States Navy SEAL; her memoir Warrior Princess: A US Navy SEAL's Journey to Coming Out Transgender.

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

Monday, December 16, 2013

Clive Davis


Known as: American music producer and executive

Known for:
- Former president of Columbia Records and Arista Records; Grammy Award winning record producer; current chief creative officer of Sony Music Entertainment.

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

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Eli Lieb


Known as: American singer and songwriter.

Known for:
- His popular music video covers of such hits as Adele's "Skyfall" and Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball".

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

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Friday, December 13, 2013

Zackie Achmat


Known as: South African activist.

Known for:
- Founder and chairman of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC); his work on the behalf of people living with HIV and AIDS in South Africa.

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

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Derek Cameron


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Brett Vickers.

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

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

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

William L. Thomas


Known as: American judge.

Known for:
- Circuit Judge for Florida's Eleventh Judicial Circuit; nominee for United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Jack Fritscher


Known as: American writer, journalist, historian, photographer and activist.

Known for:
- His fiction and non-fiction analyses of gay popular culture; editor in chief of Drummer Magazine and the first gay zine Man2Man Quarterly.

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

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Frances Kellor


Known as: American activist and writer.

Known for:
- Social reformer that led the Americanization movement that greeted the Ellis Island generation of immigrants from 1906 to 1921.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Annemarie Schwarzenbach


Known as: Swiss writer, journalist and photographer.

Known for:
- Pioneering female photojournalist; her writings, literary hybrids that combined fictional, poetic and autobiographical elements.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Gregg Bordowitz


Known as: American activist, artist, writer and director.

Known for:
- Documenting AIDS activism via the video activist collective Testing the Limits and his own films, most notably Fast Trip, Long Drop.

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

Monday, December 2, 2013

Yen Tan


Known as: Malaysian director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His films Happy Birthday, Deadroom, Ciao and Pit Stop.

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

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Honey Mahogany


Known as: American drag performer and reality TV personality; née Alpha Mulugeta.

Known for:
- His appearances on the fifth season of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page for RuPaul's Drag Race
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Friday, November 29, 2013

Zero Chou


Known as: Taiwanese director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- Her films Spider Lilies and Ripples of Desire and TV series Gloomy Salad Days.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Dean Pitchford


Known as: American songwriter, producer, actor and writer.

Known for:
- His Oscar winning title song from Fame; his script and songs for Footloose; lyricist for the infamous Broadway musical version of Stephen King's Carrie.

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

Monday, November 25, 2013

Lota de Macedo Soares


Known as: Brazilian architect.

Known for:
- Conceived and constructed the Flamengo Park in Rio de Janeiro; romantic partner of American poet Elizabeth Bishop.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Robert Moore


Known as: American director and actor.

Known for:
- His direction for the stage (The Boys in the Band, Deathtrap, Woman of the Year) and film (Murder by Death, The Cheap Detective, Chapter Two); co-star of Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon.

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

Friday, November 22, 2013

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Morrissey


Known as: English singer, songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- Lead singer of the alternative rock band The Smiths and subsequent solo recording artist.

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

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Victor Salva


Known as: American director, writer, producer and sex offender.

Known for:
- His films Powder, Rites of Passage and Jeepers Creepers; his controversial criminal history.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Frederick Rolfe


Known as: English writer, artist and photographer; a.k.a. Baron Corvo.

Known for:
- His distinctive decadent prose style and unashamed celebration of eroticized male friendships in his works; his novel Hadrian the Seventh.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Monday, November 18, 2013

Joan Roughgarden


Known as: American ecologist, biologist and professor.

Known for:
- Her studies exploring sexual selection and Christianity in relation to evolutionary biology.

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

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Shay Michaels


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)
- Official Twitter page

Friday, November 15, 2013

Perfume Genius


Known as: American singer, songwriter and musician; née Mike Hadreas.

Known for:
- His indie pop albums Learning and Put Your Back N 2 It.

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

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Wash Westmoreland


Known as: English director, writer and producer; a.k.a. Wash West, Bud Light.

Known for:
- His films, both mainstream with his husband Richard Glatzer (The FlufferQuinceañera, Pedro), and pornographic (the award-winning Naked Highway and The Hole).

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

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Steve Grand


Known as: American singer, songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- His popular song and viral music video "All-American Boy"; the first openly gay male country singer to attract mainstream attention in the United States.

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

Monday, November 11, 2013

Michelle Rodriguez


Known as: American actress.

Known for:
- Her roles on film (Girlfight, Avatar, the Fast and the Furious and Resident Evil series') and television (Lost).

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

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Nikolay Alexeyev


Known as: Russian activist and journalist.

Known for:
- Founder and Chairman of Moscow Pride; head of Russian advocacy group LGBT Human Rights Project GayRussia.Ru.

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

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