Friday, January 31, 2014

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Geoffrey Bowers


Known as: American lawyer and activist.

Known for:
- The plaintiff in one of the first AIDS discrimination cases to go to public hearing; inspired the movie Philadelphia.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Tom Daley


Known as: English diver.

Known for:
- Represented Great Britain at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympic Games, won a bronze medal in the latter.

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

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

P.L. Travers


Known as: English writer and actress.

Known for:
- Her series of children's novels about the magical English nanny Mary Poppins.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Friday, January 24, 2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Caravaggio


Known as: Italian artist; née Michelangelo Merisi o Amerighi da Caravaggio.

Known for:
- His revolutionary painting style, which had a formative influence on the Baroque school of painting.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Anita Pallenberg


Known as: Italian model, fashion designer and actress.

Known for:
- Her romantic relationships with Rolling Stones band members Brian Jones and Keith Richards; her film performances, including Barbarella and Performance.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Hunter Marx


Known as: American pornographic actor.

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

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

Monday, January 20, 2014

Dorothy Bussy


Known as: English writer.

Known for:
- Her landmark lesbian-themed novel Olivia, originally published anonymously.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Scott Thorson


Known as: American personal assistant, writer and criminal.

Known for:
- His relationship with and lawsuit against Liberace, as detailed in his book Behind the Candelabra: My Life with Liberace.

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

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Yossi Avni-Levy


Known as: Israeli writer and diplomat.

Known for:
- His award-winning short stories; spokesperson for the Israeli Foreign Ministry.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Friday, January 17, 2014

Valentina Anyanwu


Known as: American reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Her appearances on the tenth season of the Oxygen reality television series Bad Girls Club.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for Bad Girls Club
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Pierre et Gilles


Known as: French artists; a.k.a. Pierre Commoy and Gilles Blanchard.

Known for:
- Their highly stylized unique hand-painted photographs, which features images from art history, popular culture, religion and gay culture.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database pages: Commoy / Blanchard
- Official Facebook page

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Zoë Akins


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright (The Greeks Had a Word for It, The Old Maid) and screenwriter (Camille).

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

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Brian Sims


Known as: American politician, lawyer and activist.

Known for:
- Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives; the first openly gay elected state legislator in Pennsylvania history.

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

Monday, January 13, 2014

Nicholas Eden, 2nd Earl of Avon


Known as: English actor; a.k.a. Viscount Eden.

Known for:
- British Conservative politician; served under Margaret Thatcher as a Lord-in-Waiting and Under-Secretary of State for Energy and the Environment.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Karen Dior


Known as: American actress, activist, singer, pornographic actress, director, writer and producer; a.k.a. Geoffrey Karen Dior, Geoffrey Gann, Lyla Kadog, The Sissy, Rick Van, Ricky Vance and Rick Varr.

Known for:
- Pioneer in popularizing adult films featuring transsexual performers.

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

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Robert Eads


Known as: American trans man.

Known for:
- Subject of the award-winning documentary Southern Comfort.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Friday, January 10, 2014

Clare Balding


Known as: English journalist, TV host and jockey.

Known for:
- Retired amateur jockey; currently presents for BBC Sport, Channel 4, BT Sport and Good Morning Sunday on BBC Radio 2.

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

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Walter Bobbie


Known as: American director, choreographer and actor.

Known for:
- Tony Award winning director of the long-running Broadway revival of Chicago; created the role of Roger in the original Broadway production of Grease.

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

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Othniel Askew


Known as: American politician and murderer.

Known for:
- Assassinated his political rival, New York City Councilman James E. Davis, on July 23, 2003; shot and killed at the scene by the police.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Monday, January 6, 2014

Dick Wolf


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Johnny Juju.

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

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

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Doric Wilson


Known as: American writer, director, producer, actor and activist.

Known for:
- Pioneer of the alternative theater movement; co-founder of TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence), the first "openly gay" professional theater company; author of the plays Now She Dances! and Street Theater.

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

Friday, January 3, 2014

Thursday, January 2, 2014

João Pedro Rodrigues


Known as: Portuguese director and writer.

Known for:
- His films O Fantasma, To Die Like a Man and The Last Time I Saw Macao.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...