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Roberta Achtenberg
Government Official       
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Richard Adams
Activist
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Alvin Ailey Jr.
Choreographer
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Gwen Araujo
Transgender Hero 
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Gilbert Baker
Rainbow Flag Designer
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Ann Bannon
Author
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Billy Bean
Major League Baseball Player
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Selisse Berry
Workplace Pioneer
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Carolyn Bertozzi
Scientist
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Bernice Bing
Artist
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Mark Bingham
9/11 hero 
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Dustin Lance Black
Screenwriter
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Chaz Bono
Transgender Activist     
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Ivy Bottini
Women’s and LGBT Activist
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Glenn Burke
Athlete
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Allan Bérubé
Historian
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John Cage
Composer
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Patrick Califia
Author
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Michael Callen
AIDS Activist
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Margaret Cho
Entertainer
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Dan Choi
Activist/Educator
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Jason Collins
Basketball Player
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Tim Cook
Entrepreneur
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Ramon Cortines
Educator
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Midge Costanza
Presidential Adviser
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Jeanne Córdova
Activist and Author
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Angela Davis
Civil Rights Activist
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Marlene Dietrich
Actor
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Denise Eger
Rabbi
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Felicia Elizondo
Transgender Activist & Author
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Melissa Etheridge
Singer and songwriter
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Edythe Eyde
Gay Publishing Pioneer
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Tom Ford
Fashion Designer/Filmmaker
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Jodie Foster
Actor
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Michel Foucault
Philosopher
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Lady Gaga
Singer/Songwriter  
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Rudy Galindo
Olympic Figure Skater
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Alicia Garza
Black Lives Matter Cofounder
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David Geffen
Media Mogul
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Cary Grant
Actor
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Billy Haines
Actor
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Neil Patrick Harris
Actor
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Harry Hay
Activist
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Mary Kay Henry
Labor Activist
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David Hockney
Artist
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David Huebner
Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa
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Tab Hunter
Actor & Singer
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Cleve Jones
Founder of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
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June Jordan
Poet
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Kate Kendell
Attorney
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Jim Kepner
Journalist and LGBT Historian
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Billie Jean King
Athlete
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Victoria Kolakowski
Judge
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Jim Kolbe
Congressman
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Dave Kopay
Athlete
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Sheila Kuehl
First openly gay member of the California Legislature
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k.d. lang
Singer/Songwriter  
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Queen Latifah
Entertainer
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Greg Louganis
Olympic gold medalist
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Jane Lynch
Actor and filmmaker
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Rachel Maddow
Commentator
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Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon
Founders of the first lesbian organization and the first same-sex couple married in California
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Leonard Matlovich
Soldier/Activist
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Armistead Maupin
Author
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Harvey Milk
Politician
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Paul Monette
Author and HIV/AIDS Activist
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Julia Morgan
Architect
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Ryan Murphy
Producer
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Pauli Murray
Attorney and Civil Rights Activist
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Holly Near
Singer/Songwriter  
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Rosie O'Donnell
Comedian, talk show host, actor and activist
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Frank Ocean
Singer and Songwriter
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Catherine Opie
Photographer
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Suze Orman
Financial Expert
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John A. Pérez
Speaker of the California Assembly
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Megan Rapinoe
Olympic Soccer Player
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Sally Ride
National Hero
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Anthony Romero
Activist
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RuPaul
Entertainer
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José Sarria
Activist
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Lowell Selvin
Entrepreneur
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Shannon Minter
Transgender Supreme Court Attorney
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Randy Shilts
Author and AIDS journalist
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Amanda Simpson
Government Official       
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Billy Sipple
Hero
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Susan Sontag
Author/Commentator
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Peter Staley
AIDS Activist
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Gertrude Stein
Author/Commentator
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Lou Sullivan
Transgender Activist     
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Wanda Sykes
Comedian, Actor
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Sylvester
Singer and Songwriter
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Mark Takano
U.S. Congressman
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George Takei
Actor
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Lily Tomlin
Actor
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Virginia Uribe
Educator
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Gus Van Sant
Film Director
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Vaughn Walker
Federal Judge
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Alice Walker
Author and Feminist
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Jann Wenner
Publisher
2008 Icon
Mel White
Minister/Activist
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Phill Wilson
AIDS Activist
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B.D. Wong
Actor and filmmaker
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