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  1. Hans Christian Andersen
  2. Robina Asti
  3. Richard Avedon
  4. Ninia Baehr & Genora Dancel
  5. Sue Bird
  6. Victor Blackwell
  7. Matt Bomer
  8. Raphael Bostic
  9. Jennifer Finney Boylan
  10. Kate Brown
  11. Nancy Cárdenas
  12. Kitty Cone
  13. Robert Cutler
  14. André De Shields
  15. Lea Delaria
  16. Anna Elizabeth Dickinson
  17. Masha Gessen
  18. Ron Gold
  19. Radclyffe Hall
  20. Bell Hooks
  21. Jazz Jennings
  22. Mondaire Jones
  23. Stephen Lachs
  24. Lawrence of Arabia
  25. Lance Loud
  26. James Merrill
  27. Rudolf Nureyev
  28. J. Paul Oetken
  29. Amy Schneider
  30. Amy Walter
  31. Alice Wu

Civil Rights

Zackie Achmat
South African Activist
2013 Icon
Richard Adams
Activist
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Axel Axgil
Activist
2013 Icon
Josephine Baker
Singer and Actor
2016 Icon
James Baldwin
Author
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Tallulah Bankhead
Actor
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Joseph Beam
Activist
2013 Icon
Volker Beck
German Activist
2006 Icon
Mary Bonauto
Lawyer
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Ivy Bottini
Women’s and LGBT Activist
2014 Icon
Allan Bérubé
Historian
2014 Icon
Michael Callen
AIDS Activist
2014 Icon
Mandy Carter
Activist
2013 Icon
Margaret Cho
Entertainer
2014 Icon
Dan Choi
Activist/Educator
2011 Icon
Zhou Dan
Chinese Gay Pioneer
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Angela Davis
Civil Rights Activist
2007 Icon
Stormé DeLarverie
Stonewall Activist
2014 Icon
Anna Elizabeth Dickinson
19th Century Orator
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Alice Dunbar-Nelson
Author & Activist
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Darlene Garner
LGBT Activist
2014 Icon
Henry Gerber
Activist/Educator
2012 Icon
Barbara Gittings
Gay Pioneer
2006 Icon
Glenn Greenwald
Journalist
2014 Icon
Michael Guest
Diplomat/Philanthropist
2011 Icon
Harry Hay
Activist
2009 Icon
Magnus Hirschfeld
Social Scientist
2009 Icon
June Jordan
Poet
2014 Icon
Frank Kameny
Gay Pioneer
2007 Icon
David Kato
Activist/Educator
2011 Icon
Mara Keisling
Transgender Activist     
2010 Icon
Frances Kellor
Social Activist
2016 Icon
Kate Kendell
Attorney
2009 Icon
Kathy Kozachenko
First “Out” Elected Official
2014 Icon
Larry Kramer
Playwright/AIDS Activist
2006 Icon
John Lawrence & Tyron Garner
Legal Activists 
2013 Icon
Irshad Manji
Muslim Reformist
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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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Arthur Mitchell
Pioneering Ballet Dancer
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David Mixner
Political Activist
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Pauli Murray
Attorney and Civil Rights Activist
2009 Icon
Simon Nkoli
South African Activist
2013 Icon
Sunil Babu Pant
Nepalese Politician
2010 Icon
Anthony Romero
Activist
2008 Icon
Eleanor Roosevelt
First Lady
2010 Icon
Bayard Rustin
Civil Rights Activist
2006 Icon
Stacey Milbern
Disability Rights Activist
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Lilli Vincenz
Gay Pioneer          
2011 Icon
Lillian Wald
Community Nursing Founder
2019 Icon
Rev. Robert Wood
Gay Pioneer          
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