Friday, October 31, 2014

Vaniity


Known as: Mexican pornographic actress; a.k.a. Vanity T. Star.

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

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

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Fran Lebowitz


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Her "sardonic social commentary on American life as filtered through her New York City sensibilities".

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

Monday, October 27, 2014

Phyllis Nagy


Known as: American director and writer.

Known for:
- Her plays, including stage adaptations of The Scarlet Letter, The Talented Mr Ripley and The Seagull; the TV movie Mrs. Harris.

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

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Hermann von Teschenberg


Known as: Austrian translator and activist.

Known for:
- Friend and translator of Oscar Wilde; co-founder of the Scientific-Humanitarian Committee, the first gay rights group in history.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Edith Ellis


Known as: English writer and activist.

Known for:
- Author and women's rights activist; married to early sexologist Havelock Ellis.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Samuel R. Delany


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Prolific award-winning author of science fiction, memoirs, erotica, cultural studies and postmodern criticism; novels include Babel-17, The Einstein Intersection, Nova, Dhalgren and the Return to Nevèrÿon series.

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

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Iggy Pop


Known as: American singer, songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- Vocalist of the influential protopunk band The Stooges; such hit songs as "Lust for Life" and "Real Wild Child".

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

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Ina Fried


Known as: American journalist and editor.

Known for:
- Senior editor for the website All Things Digital, where she authors the blog Mobilized.

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

Monday, October 13, 2014

Carter Smith


Known as: American director, writer and photographer.

Known for:
- His photo spreads for Vogue, GQ and W Magazine; his feature films The Ruins and Jamie Marks Is Dead.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Movie Dearest interview

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Martha Shelley


Known as: American activist and writer.

Known for:
- Active with such early gay and lesbian liberation groups as the Daughters of Bilitis and the Gay Liberation Front; published author and poet.

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

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Onir


Known as: Indian director, writer, editor and producer.

Known for:
- His film My Brother…Nikhil, one of the first mainstream Hindi films to deal with AIDS and same-sex relationships.

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

Saturday, October 4, 2014

André Gide


Known as: French writer.

Known for:
- Noble Prize winning novelist (The Immoralist, The Pastoral Symphony, The Counterfeiters).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Michael Quercio


Known as: American singer, songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- Founder, bassist and lead singer of alternative rock group The Three O'Clock.

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

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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