School of Art in 1967, the pair performed as living sculptures, becoming their own work, which they have done in different forms ever since. I hope I can be there for others who are unsure about themselves." adam mars-jones Writer Dubbed in 1983 one of Britain's Best Young Novelists (cue chat shows, broadsheet profiles, rave reviews) Mars-Jones, a recent Booker Prize judge and this newspaper's lead film critic, first. Whether this encourages other famous faces to remove their masks remains to be seen. I'm trying to redress the balance." david hockney Artist Hockney, 58, is Britain's most popular living artist and one of its most famous gay men. Since taking over as director at the Lyric Hammersmith in London, he has refused to backtrack, providing popular programming with a gay subtext, for instance, casting Joanna Lumley to play Somerset Maugham. Watney: "I am a very old-fashioned English liberal." mike youle Doctor Medicine is not renowned for its openly gay men and women: the sparsely attended Gay Medical Association collapsed several years ago. Which explains the complete lack of shock when John, newly married and freshly divorced, came out. If you saw someone who was working class, the chances were they'd end up as a rent boy.
His bridge-building between both has encountered criticism. Although their most successful collaboration may have a persuasive essay about bullying been their Are they, Aren't they? Davies: "People accuse me of being a miserable bugger. A leading criminal barrister, he is now president of the Bar Lesbian and Gay Group. We should hear a lot more of him. He has won prizes and commissions for the wit and theatricality of his choreography. I spend all my time painting. Artistic director of Adventures in Motion Pictures (AMP) which he co-founded in 1985, Bourne is one of the leading choreographers of his generation. His writing explains and entertains. But he is not to everyone's taste: one suspects those who have been praising him cannot have read many gay novels or they would see through the achingly poetic prose to the tired plots beneath. Howard schuman Screenwriter, presenter The forthcoming BBC2 film, Nervous Energy, an autobiographical love story about life, hope and loss in the age of Aids, will doubtless add to the American-born, British resident's reputation as the dramatist who has done most to present complex, engaging and.