Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Jay Blotcher


Known as: American activist, journalist, publicist and producer.

Known for:
- Writing for such gay publications as The Advocate, The Bay Area Reporter, Out, POZ and Gay City News from 1981 to the present; producer of the landmark TV series Our Time.

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

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Jason Adonis


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Nicholas Wilson.

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

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

Monday, July 29, 2013

Tony Jackson


Known as: American musician, singer and composer.

Known for:
- Popular New Orleans entertainer during the Jazz Age; his classic song "Pretty Baby".

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Arthur Evans


Known as: American activist and writer.

Known for:
- Early gay rights advocate; author of Witchcraft and the Gay Counterculture.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Blade Thompson


Known as: American pornographic actor, director and producer.

Known for:
- His award-winning performances in movies for various adult studios; founder of Blade Productions.

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

Friday, July 26, 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Jim Fouratt


Known as: American activist and journalist.

Known for:
- Member of the Gay Liberation Front; participant in the Stonewall riots; co-owner of famed nightclub Danceteria; contributor to Billboard Magazine.

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

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Barbara Grier


Known as: American writer, editor and publisher; a.k.a. Gene Damon.

Known for:
- Co-founder of Naiad Press; writer and editor of The Ladder, the first nationally distributed lesbian publication in the United States.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Monday, July 22, 2013

Arnie Kantrowitz


Known as: American activist and writer.

Known for:
- Co-founder of Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD); author of Under the Rainbow: Growing Up Gay, one of the first autobiographies by a gay activist.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Mabel Hampton


Known as: American dancer and activist.

Known for:
- Dancer during the Harlem Renaissance; activist for lesbian/gay organizations during the pre-Stonewall era.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Huessein


Known as: German pornographic actor.

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

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

Friday, July 19, 2013

Hida Viloria


Known as: American writer and activist.

Known for:
- Chairperson of OII, the world’s largest intersex advocacy organization; has written about intersex issues for such outlets as The Advocate and CNN.com.

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

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Ed Sikov


Known as: American historian and writer.

Known for:
- Film scholar; author of biographies of Bette Davis, Peter Sellers and Billy Wilder.

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

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Hanan Kattan


Known as: Palestinian producer.

Known for:
- Her films The World Unseen and I Can't Think Straight and co-founder of Enlightenment Productions and EBS Digital, all collaborations with her civil partner Shamim Sarif.

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

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Rick Castro


Known as: American photographer.

Known for:
- His black and white photography, which focus on bondage and sado-masochistic sex.

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

Monday, July 15, 2013

Michael Bussee & Gary Cooper


Known as: American religious leaders.

Known for:
- As seen in the documentary One Nation Under God, Bussee, co-founder of the ex-gay Christian organization Exodus International, and Cooper, an Exodus ministry leader, left the group in 1979 to become partners.

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

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Johnny Anastacio


Known as: American designer and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the Style Network reality series Kimora: House of Fab.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page for Kimora: House of Fab
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Friday, July 12, 2013

Bob Mackie


Known as: American fashion and costume designer.

Known for:
- His award-winning costumes for such entertainment icons as Cher, Carol Burnett, Judy Garland, Diana Ross, Liza Minnelli and Tina Turner.

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

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Barrett Long


Known as: American pornographic actor and director; a.k.a. Steve Turbo.

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

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

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Alex Parks


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

Known for:
- Winner of the second series of the BBC's Fame Academy.

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

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Monday, July 8, 2013

Arthur Dong


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His acclaimed documentaries Coming Out Under Fire, Licensed to Kill, Family Fundamentals and Hollywood Chinese.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Bibiana Fernández


Known as: Spanish actress, singer, model and TV host; a.k.a. Bibí Andersen.

Known for:
- Her performances in Change of Sex and Pedro Almodóvar's Matador, Law of Desire and High Heels.

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

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Friday, July 5, 2013

Charles Wuorinen


Known as: American composer.

Known for:
- His Pulitzer Prize-winning works for orchestra, opera and chamber music; his opera based on Annie Proulx's Brokeback Mountain.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Christophe Honoré


Known as: French writer and director.

Known for:
- His book and film Close to Leo; other films include Love Songs, Man at Bath and Let My People Go!.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Detox Icunt


Known as: American drag performer, singer and reality TV personality; née Matthew Sanderson.

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

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

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Graham David Smith


Known as: English artist and writer; a.k.a. Paul Cline.

Known for:
- His series of drawings influenced by the medieval Dance of Death and other works, including poetry, dealing with homoerotic themes.

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

Monday, July 1, 2013

John Davenport


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Mike Paget and Daven Port

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)

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