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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

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Roberta Achtenberg
Government Official       
2012 Icon
Jane Addams
Activist
2015 Icon
Ethel Allen
Trailblazing Politician
2019 Icon
Virginia Apuzzo
Pioneering Activist
2016 Icon
Ninia Baehr & Genora Dancel
Marriage Equality Pioneers
2022 Icon
Tammy Baldwin
Congresswoman
2009 Icon
Tallulah Bankhead
Actor
2014 Icon
Natalie Barney
Author
2014 Icon
Katharine Lee Bates
Songwriter
2012 Icon
Deborah Batts
First Out Federal Judge
2020 Icon
Alison Bechdel
Cartoonist
2011 Icon
Miriam Ben-Shalom
Soldier/Activist
2015 Icon
Gladys Bentley
Blues Performer
2019 Icon
Ruth Berman & Connie Kurtz
Employee Benefits Plaintiffs
2017 Icon
Selisse Berry
Workplace Pioneer
2017 Icon
Carolyn Bertozzi
Scientist
2007 Icon
Bernice Bing
Artist
2014 Icon
Elizabeth Birch
HRC Executive Director
2018 Icon
Sue Bird
WNBA Superstar
2022 Icon
Joan Biren
Documentarian
2013 Icon
Jackie Biskupski
Mayor of Salt Lake City
2019 Icon
Mary Bonauto
Lawyer
2012 Icon
Ivy Bottini
Women’s and LGBT Activist
2014 Icon
Ana Brnabić
Prime Minister of Serbia
2019 Icon
Rita Mae Brown
Author/Illustrator
2011 Icon
Charlotte Bunch
Scholar and Activist
2017 Icon
Eliza Byard
LGBTQ Youth Advocate
2019 Icon
Patrick Califia
Author
2013 Icon
Margarethe Cammermeyer
Military Officer
2008 Icon
Brandi Carlile
Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter
2019 Icon
Rachel Carson
Environmental Pioneer
2008 Icon
Mandy Carter
Activist
2013 Icon
Willa Cather
Author
2013 Icon
Tracy Chapman
Singer/Songwriter
2013 Icon
Debra Chasnoff
Documentary Filmmaker
2018 Icon
Staceyann Chin
Poet/Performer
2015 Icon
Meg Christian
Feminist Singer-Songwriter
2018 Icon
Kate Clinton
Comedian, Actor
2012 Icon
Kitty Cone
Disability Rights Activist
2022 Icon
Angie Craig
Groundbreaking Congresswoman
2020 Icon
Nancy Cárdenas
Mexican Writer & Activist
2022 Icon
Jeanne Córdova
Activist and Author
2016 Icon
Sharice Davids
Native American Congresswoman
2019 Icon
Angela Davis
Civil Rights Activist
2007 Icon
Elsie de Wolfe
Interior Designer
2015 Icon
Ellen DeGeneres
Comedian
2006 Icon
Lea Delaria
Comedian & Actor
2022 Icon
Stormé DeLarverie
Stonewall Activist
2014 Icon
Emily Dickinson
Poet
2020 Icon
Anna Elizabeth Dickinson
19th Century Orator
2022 Icon
Babe Didrickson
Golf Legend
2019 Icon
Cheryl Dunye
Filmmaker
2019 Icon
Denise Eger
Rabbi
2011 Icon
Ruth Ellis
Activist
2009 Icon
Melissa Etheridge
Singer and songwriter
2008 Icon
Edythe Eyde
Gay Publishing Pioneer
2017 Icon
Lillian Faderman
LGBT Historian
2019 Icon
Sharon Farmer
White House Photographer
2010 Icon
Jodie Foster
Actor
2012 Icon
Darlene Garner
LGBT Activist
2014 Icon
Barbara Gittings
Gay Pioneer
2006 Icon
Mary Douglas Glasspool
Episcopal Bishop
2017 Icon
Jewelle Gomez
Novelist
2019 Icon
Angelina Weld Grimké
Poet and Playwright
2014 Icon
Menaka Guruswamy & Arundhati Katju
Indian LGBTQ Rights Lawyers
2020 Icon
Radclyffe Hall
English Author
2022 Icon
Lorraine Hansberry
Playwright and Activist
2017 Icon
Sherry Harris
Politician
2007 Icon
Mary Kay Henry
Labor Activist
2012 Icon
Joyce Hunter
Gay Pioneer          
2018 Icon
Zora Neale Hurston
Author & Folklorist
2009 Icon
Janis Ian
Singer-Songwriter
2021 Icon
Karine Jean-Pierre
White House Press Secretary
2021 Icon
Johnnie Phelps
Decorated WWII Veteran
2021 Icon
Cherry Jones
Actor and filmmaker
2009 Icon
Barbara Jordan
Congresswoman
2006 Icon
June Jordan
Poet
2014 Icon
Roberta Kaplan
Marriage Equality Lawyer
2018 Icon
Frances Kellor
Social Activist
2016 Icon
Kate Kendell
Attorney
2009 Icon
Kathy Kozachenko
First “Out” Elected Official
2014 Icon
Sheila Kuehl
First openly gay member of the California Legislature
2008 Icon
Kay Lahusen
Gay Pioneer          
2016 Icon
k.d. lang
Singer/Songwriter  
2009 Icon
Queen Latifah
Entertainer
2013 Icon
Annie Leibovitz
Photographer
2007 Icon
Steve Letsike
South African Activist
2018 Icon
Lori Lightfoot
Mayor of Chicago
2020 Icon
Anne Lister
Pioneering Feminist
2019 Icon
Audre Lorde
Author
2007 Icon
Sharon Lubinski
U.S. Marshal
2010 Icon
Jane Lynch
Actor and filmmaker
2010 Icon
Patsy Lynch
Photographer
2010 Icon
Claudia López
Mayor of Bogotá, Colombia
2020 Icon
Rachel Maddow
Commentator
2009 Icon
Nancy Mahon
Philanthropy Advocate
2007 Icon
Irshad Manji
Muslim Reformist
2012 Icon
Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon
Founders of the first lesbian organization and the first same-sex couple married in California
2008 Icon
Amélie Mauresmo
Athlete
2011 Icon
Anne McClain
NASA Astronaut
2020 Icon
Kate McKinnon
SNL Comedian
2020 Icon
Constance McMillen
Youth Activist
2011 Icon
Katherine Miller
Activist/Educator
2012 Icon
Lauren Morelli
Writer & Producer
2020 Icon
Julia Morgan
Architect
2019 Icon
Pauli Murray
Attorney and Civil Rights Activist
2009 Icon
Sherri Murrell
Basketball Coach
2016 Icon
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Champion
2006 Icon
Joan Nestle
Historian
2009 Icon
Florence Nightingale
Health Care Advocate
2007 Icon
Elaine Noble
Politician
2015 Icon
Ann Northrop
Pioneering AIDS Activist & Journalist
2018 Icon
Diana Nyad
Long-distance Swimmer
2016 Icon
Rosie O'Donnell
Comedian, talk show host, actor and activist
2008 Icon
Mary Oliver
Pulitzer-Winning Poet
2020 Icon
Catherine Opie
Photographer
2010 Icon
Suze Orman
Financial Expert
2009 Icon
Jess O’Connell
National Democratic Strategist
2020 Icon
Jean O’Leary
Pioneering Activist
2016 Icon
Antonia Pantoja
Educator and Activist
2015 Icon
Annise Parker
Mayor of Houston
2010 Icon
Christine Quinn
New York City Council Speaker    
2009 Icon
Megan Rapinoe
Olympic Soccer Player
2014 Icon
Laura Ricketts
Co-Owner of the Chicago Cubs
2020 Icon
Sally Ride
National Hero
2013 Icon
Robin Roberts
TV Broadcaster
2015 Icon
Hilary Rosen
Commentator
2009 Icon
Sappho
Seventh Century B.C. Poet
2020 Icon
Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir
Prime Minister of Iceland
2010 Icon
Tammy Smith
U.S. General
2016 Icon
Megan Smith
U.S. Chief Technology Officer
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Ethel Smyth
Composer & Suffragette
2018 Icon
Dusty Springfield
Singer and Songwriter
2015 Icon
Gertrude Stein
Author/Commentator
2007 Icon
Susan B. Anthony
American Suffragist
2021 Icon
Swe Zin Htet
Miss Universe Contestant
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Sheryl Swoopes
Athlete
2006 Icon
Wanda Sykes
Comedian, Actor
2011 Icon
Lily Tomlin
Actor
2007 Icon
Mary Trump
Author & Former President's Niece
2021 Icon
Virginia Uribe
Educator
2007 Icon
Urvashi Vaid
Activist
2009 Icon
Lupe Valdez
Sheriff
2006 Icon
Lilli Vincenz
Gay Pioneer          
2011 Icon
Lillian Wald
Community Nursing Founder
2019 Icon
Alice Walker
Author and Feminist
2008 Icon
Amy Walter
Political Analyst
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Deborah Waxman
National Rabbinical Leader
2020 Icon
Edie Windsor
Marriage Equality Hero
2015 Icon
Chely Wright
Award-Winning Country Music Star
2018 Icon
Alice Wu
Film Director
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