Gay

Zackie Achmat
South African Activist
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David Adamany
University President
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Richard Adams
Activist
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Alvin Ailey Jr.
Choreographer
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Faisal Alam
LGBT Muslim Activist
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Edward Albee
Playwright/Director
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Nikolay Alexeyev
Russian Activist
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Pedro Almodóvar
Writer/Director
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Eric Alva
Hero/Activist   
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John Amaechi
Pro Basketball Player
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Tom Ammiano
Workplace Pioneer
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Kwame Anthony Appiah
Philosopher & Author
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Reinaldo Arenas
Cuban Author
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John Ashbery
Poet
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W.H. Auden
Poet & Activist
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Richard Avedon
Preeminent Photographer
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Axel Axgil
Activist
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Gilbert Baker
Rainbow Flag Designer
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Jack Baker & Michael McConnell
Marriage Equality Pioneers
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James Baldwin
Author
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Lance Bass
Pop Singer
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Joseph Beam
Activist
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Billy Bean
Major League Baseball Player
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James Beard
Internationally Renowned Chef
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Volker Beck
German Activist
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Gad Beck
Holocaust Survivor
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Leonard Bernstein
Composer
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John Berry
Government Official       
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Xavier Bettel
Prime Minister of Luxembourg
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Mark Bingham
9/11 hero 
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Dustin Lance Black
Screenwriter
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Richard Blanco
Inaugural Poet
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Brian Bond
Activist and Government Official
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Melvin Boozer
Gay Pioneer          
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John Boswell
Historian
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Sandro Botticelli
Renaissance Painter, sculptor and architect
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Keith Boykin
Commentator
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Frank Bruni
New York Times Columnist
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Glenn Burke
Athlete
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Richard Burns
Movement Leader
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Pete Buttigieg
U.S. Presidential Candidate
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Allan Bérubé
Historian
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John Cage
Composer
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Michael Callen
AIDS Activist
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Jonathan Capehart
Pulitzer-Winning Journalist
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Truman Capote
Author
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Francisco Cartagena
Puerto Rican Activist
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George Washington Carver
Scientist
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George Chauncey
Distinguished Historian
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Chi Chia-wei
Taiwanese Gay Pioneer
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Tseng Kwong Chi
Photographer
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Lou Chibbaro Jr.
Journalist & Radio Host
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Dan Choi
Activist/Educator
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David Cicilline
U.S. Congressman
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Jean Cocteau
Writer
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Jason Collins
Basketball Player
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Tim Cook
Entrepreneur
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Anderson Cooper
Journalist
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Aaron Copland
Composer
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Ramon Cortines
Educator
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Mart Crowley
Playwright and Activist
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Orlando Cruz
Boxer
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George Cukor
Movie Director
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Leonardo da Vinci
Artist/Inventor/Scientist
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Zhou Dan
Chinese Gay Pioneer
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Lee Daniels
Movie Director
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Bertrand Delanoë
First openly gay mayor of Paris
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Samuel Delany
Author
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Elio Di Rupo
Belgium Prime Minister 
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Arthur Dong
Filmmaker
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Martin Duberman
Historian
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George Eastman
Entrepreneur
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Carlos Elizondo
White House Social Secretary
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Rob Epstein
Oscar-Winning Director
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Brian Epstein
The Beatles’ Manager 
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Uzi Even
Israeli Gay Pioneer and Scientist
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Eric Fanning
Secretary of the Army
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Ronan Farrow
Pulitzer-Winning Journalist
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Tom of Finland
Artist
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Tom Ford
Fashion Designer/Filmmaker
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E. M. Forster
Author/Commentator
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Michel Foucault
Philosopher
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Barney Frank
Congressman
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John Fryer
Psychiatrist and Dr. H. Anonymous
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Rudy Galindo
Olympic Figure Skater
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Jean Paul Gaultier
Designer
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David Geffen
Media Mogul
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Henry Gerber
Activist/Educator
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Tim Gill
Philanthropist
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Allen Ginsberg
Poet and activist
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Peter Gomes
Theologian
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Karl Gorath
Auschwitz Survivor
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R.C. Gorman
Native American Artist
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LZ Granderson
Journalist & Commentator
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Glenn Greenwald
Journalist
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Michael Guest
Diplomat/Philanthropist
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Billy Haines
Actor
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Keith Haring
Artist
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Neil Patrick Harris
Actor
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E. Lynn Harris
Author/Activist
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Bob Hattoy
Gay Rights Pioneer
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Harry Hay
Activist
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Sean Hayes
Award-Winning Actor
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Essex Hemphill
Poet and Activist
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Daniel Hernandez Jr.
National Hero
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Emery Hetrick & Damien Martin
Educators
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Magnus Hirschfeld
Social Scientist
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David Hockney
Artist
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Jim Hormel
Diplomat/Philanthropist
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Rock Hudson
Award-Winning Actor
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David Huebner
Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa
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Chris Hughes
Entrepreneur
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Langston Hughes
Poet
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Tab Hunter
Actor & Singer
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Robert Indiana
"LOVE" Sculptor
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Christopher Isherwood
Trailblazing Writer
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Taiga Ishikawa
Japanese Politician
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James Ivory
Oscar-Winning Filmmaker
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Marc Jacobs
Fashion Designer/Filmmaker
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Javier Morgado
CNN Executive Producer
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Dale Jennings
Gay Pioneer          
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Kevin Jennings
Activist/Educator
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Elton John
Musician
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Jasper Johns
Painter
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Philip Johnson
Architect
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Mondaire Jones
First Out Black Congressman
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Cleve Jones
Founder of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
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Father Mychal Judge
Hero
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Frank Kameny
Gay Pioneer
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David Kato
Activist/Educator
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Moisés Kaufman
Award-Winning Theater Director
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Jim Kepner
Journalist and LGBT Historian
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William Rufus King
U.S. Vice President
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Michael Kirby
Supreme Court Justice       
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Jim Kolbe
Congressman
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Dave Kopay
Athlete
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Larry Kramer
Playwright/AIDS Activist
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Tony Kushner
Playwright
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Stephen Lachs
World’s First Out Judge
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Nathan Lane
Actor
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Arthur Laurents
Playwright/Director
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John Lawrence & Tyron Garner
Legal Activists 
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Don Lemon
News Anchor
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Saul Levin
CEO of the APA
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Liberace
Pianist & Entertainer
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Little Richard
Rock & Roll Pioneer
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Federico Garcia Lorca
Poet
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Lance Loud
First Out Reality Star
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Greg Louganis
Olympic gold medalist
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Bernárd Lynch
Catholic Priest
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Barry Manilow
Singer and Songwriter
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Robert Mapplethorpe
Photographer
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Ricky Martin
Singer/Songwriter  
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Johnny Mathis
Singer and Songwriter
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Leonard Matlovich
Soldier/Activist
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Armistead Maupin
Author
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Tarell Alvin McCraney
Oscar-Winning Screenwriter
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Ian McKellen
Actor
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Terrence McNally
Playwright
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John McNeill
Theologian
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Freddie Mercury
Rock Star
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Michelangelo
Renaissance painter, sculptor and architect
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Harvey Milk
Politician
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Yukio Mishima
Japanese Author
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Matthew Mitcham
Olympic Diver 
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John Cameron Mitchell
Actor and Director
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Paul Monette
Author and HIV/AIDS Activist
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Frank Mugisha
Ugandan Activist
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Ryan Murphy
Producer
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Henry Muñoz III
Designer, Entrepreneur & Leader
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Jamie Nabozny
Youth Activist
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Ifti Nasim
Poet & Activist
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Jack Nichols
Gay Pioneer          
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Simon Nkoli
South African Activist
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Bruce Nugent
Author
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Rudolf Nureyev
International Ballet Star
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James Obergefell
Marriage Equality Hero
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Frank Ocean
Singer and Songwriter
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J. Paul Oetken
First Out Male Federal Judge
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Todd Oldham
Designer
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Sunil Babu Pant
Nepalese Politician
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Troy Perry
Founder of Metropolitan Community Churches 
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Jared Polis
Governor of Colorado
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Billy Porter
Award-Winning Broadway Actor
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Cole Porter
Songwriter
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John A. Pérez
Speaker of the California Assembly
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Robert Rauschenberg
Artist, filmmaker and publisher
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Marlon Riggs
Filmmaker
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Adam Rippon
Olympic Figure Skater 
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Gene Robinson
First openly gay Episcopal bishop  
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Anthony Romero
Activist
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Jalal al-Din Rumi
Sufi Mystic/Poet
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RuPaul
Entertainer
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Vito Russo
Film Historian 
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Bayard Rustin
Civil Rights Activist
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Oliver Sacks
Neurologist and Author
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Michael Sam
Football Player
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José Sarria
Activist
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Dan Savage
Journalist
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David Sedaris
Writer/Humorist
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Pierre Seel
Hero/Activist   
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Maurice Sendak
Author/Illustrator
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Matthew Shepard
Hero/Activist   
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Randy Shilts
Author and AIDS journalist
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Michelangelo Signorile
Journalist & Radio Host
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Billy Sipple
Hero
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Stephen Sondheim
Theatrical lyricist and composer
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Yves St. Laurent
Fashion Designer and entrepreneur
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Baron von Steuben
Revolutionary War General
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Tom Stoddard
Equality Attorney
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Billy Strayhorn
Composer
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Jon Stryker
Philanthropist
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Andrew Sullivan
Author/Journalist
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Keshav Suri
Indian Activist
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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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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Composer
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William “Big Bill” Tilden II
Tennis Champion
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Andrew Tobias
DNC Treasurer
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Ritchie Torres
U.S. Congressman
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Esera Tuaolo
Pro Football Player
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Alan Turing
Mathematician
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Gus Van Sant
Film Director
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Leo Varadkar
Prime Minister of Ireland
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Jose Antonio Vargas
Immigration Activist 
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Gianni Versace
Fashion designer and entrepreneur
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Bruce Voeller
Biologist and AIDS Activist
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Tom Waddell
Athlete
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Rufus Wainwright
Singer/Songwriter  
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Vaughn Walker
Federal Judge
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Darren Walker
Ford Foundation President
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Andy Warhol
Artist, filmmaker and publisher
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John Waters
Actor and filmmaker
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Perry Watkins
Pioneering Military Activist
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Tim’m T. West
Performer
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Mel White
Minister/Activist
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Walt Whitman
Writer/ Philosopher
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Tennessee Williams
Playwright
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Phill Wilson
AIDS Activist
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Evan Wolfson
Marriage Equality Advocate
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B.D. Wong
Actor and filmmaker
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Rev. Robert Wood
Gay Pioneer          
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Klaus Wowereit
Politician
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Jason Wu
Designer
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Lil Nas X
Rapper
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Emanuel Xavier
Poet and activist
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