2022 Icons

  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

Icons from All Years

Zackie Achmat
South African Activist
2013 Icon
Roberta Achtenberg
Government Official       
2012 Icon
David Adamany
University President
2017 Icon
Richard Adams
Activist
2014 Icon
Jane Addams
Activist
2015 Icon
Alvin Ailey Jr.
Choreographer
2009 Icon
Faisal Alam
LGBT Muslim Activist
2014 Icon
Edward Albee
Playwright/Director
2013 Icon
Alexander the Great
Military Commander
2007 Icon
Nikolay Alexeyev
Russian Activist
2020 Icon
Ethel Allen
Trailblazing Politician
2019 Icon
Kye Allums
Athlete
2011 Icon
Pedro Almodóvar
Writer/Director
2007 Icon
Eric Alva
Hero/Activist   
2010 Icon
John Amaechi
Pro Basketball Player
2009 Icon
Tom Ammiano
Workplace Pioneer
2017 Icon
Gloria Anzaldua
Author
2012 Icon
Kwame Anthony Appiah
Philosopher & Author
2019 Icon
Virginia Apuzzo
Pioneering Activist
2016 Icon
Gwen Araujo
Transgender Hero 
2013 Icon
Reinaldo Arenas
Cuban Author
2013 Icon
John Ashbery
Poet
2011 Icon
W.H. Auden
Poet & Activist
2021 Icon
Axel Axgil
Activist
2013 Icon
Gilbert Baker
Rainbow Flag Designer
2018 Icon
Jack Baker & Michael McConnell
Marriage Equality Pioneers
2017 Icon
Josephine Baker
Singer and Actor
2016 Icon
Tammy Baldwin
Congresswoman
2009 Icon
James Baldwin
Author
2006 Icon
Tallulah Bankhead
Actor
2014 Icon
Ann Bannon
Author
2012 Icon
Djuna Barnes
Author
2013 Icon
Natalie Barney
Author
2014 Icon
Jean-Michel Basquiat
Artist
2006 Icon
Lance Bass
Pop Singer
2018 Icon
Katharine Lee Bates
Songwriter
2012 Icon
Deborah Batts
First Out Federal Judge
2020 Icon
Joseph Beam
Activist
2013 Icon
Billy Bean
Major League Baseball Player
2017 Icon
James Beard
Internationally Renowned Chef
2018 Icon
Alison Bechdel
Cartoonist
2011 Icon
Gad Beck
Holocaust Survivor
2013 Icon
Volker Beck
German Activist
2006 Icon
Miriam Ben-Shalom
Soldier/Activist
2015 Icon
Gladys Bentley
Blues Performer
2019 Icon
Ruth Berman & Connie Kurtz
Employee Benefits Plaintiffs
2017 Icon
Leonard Bernstein
Composer
2007 Icon
John Berry
Government Official       
2011 Icon
Selisse Berry
Workplace Pioneer
2017 Icon
Carolyn Bertozzi
Scientist
2007 Icon
Xavier Bettel
Prime Minister of Luxembourg
2016 Icon
Georgina Beyer
First transgender member of a national legislature 
2008 Icon
Bernice Bing
Artist
2014 Icon
Mark Bingham
9/11 hero 
2008 Icon
Elizabeth Birch
HRC Executive Director
2018 Icon
Joan Biren
Documentarian
2013 Icon
Jackie Biskupski
Mayor of Salt Lake City
2019 Icon
Dustin Lance Black
Screenwriter
2011 Icon
Richard Blanco
Inaugural Poet
2015 Icon
Charles Blow
Journalist and Commentator
2016 Icon
Mary Bonauto
Lawyer
2012 Icon
Brian Bond
Activist and Government Official
2016 Icon
Chaz Bono
Transgender Activist     
2016 Icon
Melvin Boozer
Gay Pioneer          
2018 Icon
Kate Bornstein
Transgender Activist & Author
2019 Icon
John Boswell
Historian
2006 Icon
Sandro Botticelli
Renaissance Painter, sculptor and architect
2018 Icon
Ivy Bottini
Women’s and LGBT Activist
2014 Icon
David Bowie
Rock Star
2016 Icon
Keith Boykin
Commentator
2011 Icon
Ana Brnabić
Prime Minister of Serbia
2019 Icon
Rita Mae Brown
Author/Illustrator
2011 Icon
Frank Bruni
New York Times Columnist
2021 Icon
James Buchanan
U.S. President
2016 Icon
Charlotte Bunch
Scholar and Activist
2017 Icon
Glenn Burke
Athlete
2012 Icon
Richard Burns
Movement Leader
2018 Icon
Pete Buttigieg
U.S. Presidential Candidate
2019 Icon
Eliza Byard
LGBTQ Youth Advocate
2019 Icon
Lord Byron
Poet
2014 Icon
Allan Bérubé
Historian
2014 Icon
Paul Cadmus
Artist
2012 Icon
John Cage
Composer
2009 Icon
Patrick Califia
Author
2013 Icon
Michael Callen
AIDS Activist
2014 Icon
Margarethe Cammermeyer
Military Officer
2008 Icon
Jonathan Capehart
Pulitzer-Winning Journalist
2018 Icon
Truman Capote
Author
2012 Icon
Brandi Carlile
Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter
2019 Icon
Rachel Carson
Environmental Pioneer
2008 Icon
Francisco Cartagena
Puerto Rican Activist
2018 Icon
Mandy Carter
Activist
2013 Icon
George Washington Carver
Scientist
2010 Icon
Willa Cather
Author
2013 Icon
Tracy Chapman
Singer/Songwriter
2013 Icon
Debra Chasnoff
Documentary Filmmaker
2018 Icon
George Chauncey
Distinguished Historian
2019 Icon
Chi Chia-wei
Taiwanese Gay Pioneer
2018 Icon
Tseng Kwong Chi
Photographer
2014 Icon
Lou Chibbaro Jr.
Journalist & Radio Host
2019 Icon
Staceyann Chin
Poet/Performer
2015 Icon
Margaret Cho
Entertainer
2014 Icon
Dan Choi
Activist/Educator
2011 Icon
Frédéric Chopin
Composer & Suffragette
2021 Icon
Meg Christian
Feminist Singer-Songwriter
2018 Icon
David Cicilline
U.S. Congressman
2021 Icon
Kate Clinton
Comedian, Actor
2012 Icon
Jean Cocteau
Writer
2014 Icon
Chris Colfer
Actor
2012 Icon
Jason Collins
Basketball Player
2015 Icon
Lynn Conway
Computer Pioneer
2017 Icon
Tim Cook
Entrepreneur
2013 Icon
Anderson Cooper
Journalist
2013 Icon
Aaron Copland
Composer
2011 Icon
Ramon Cortines
Educator
2012 Icon
Midge Costanza
Presidential Adviser
2016 Icon
Laverne Cox
Transgender Actor
2015 Icon
Angie Craig
Groundbreaking Congresswoman
2020 Icon
Mart Crowley
Playwright and Activist
2021 Icon
Orlando Cruz
Boxer
2014 Icon
George Cukor
Movie Director
2017 Icon
Alan Cumming
Actor
2011 Icon
Jeanne Córdova
Activist and Author
2016 Icon
Leonardo da Vinci
Artist/Inventor/Scientist
2007 Icon
Zhou Dan
Chinese Gay Pioneer
2007 Icon
Lee Daniels
Movie Director
2014 Icon
Sharice Davids
Native American Congresswoman
2019 Icon
Clive Davis
Record Producer
2015 Icon
Angela Davis
Civil Rights Activist
2007 Icon
Wade Davis II
NFL Player
2017 Icon
Elsie de Wolfe
Interior Designer
2015 Icon
Ellen DeGeneres
Comedian
2006 Icon
Bertrand Delanoë
First openly gay mayor of Paris
2008 Icon
Samuel Delany
Author
2015 Icon
Stormé DeLarverie
Stonewall Activist
2014 Icon
Elio Di Rupo
Belgium Prime Minister 
2013 Icon
Ashley Diamond
Transgender Prison Activist
2021 Icon
Emily Dickinson
Poet
2020 Icon
Babe Didrickson
Golf Legend
2019 Icon
Marlene Dietrich
Actor
2012 Icon
Ani DiFranco
Grammy-Winning Singer
2018 Icon
Arthur Dong
Filmmaker
2015 Icon
Martin Duberman
Historian
2013 Icon
Alice Dunbar-Nelson
Author & Activist
2021 Icon
Cheryl Dunye
Filmmaker
2019 Icon
George Eastman
Entrepreneur
2010 Icon
Denise Eger
Rabbi
2011 Icon
Lili Elbe
Transgender Pioneer and Painter
2016 Icon
Carlos Elizondo
White House Social Secretary
2021 Icon
Felicia Elizondo
Transgender Activist & Author
2020 Icon
Ruth Ellis
Activist
2009 Icon
Brian Epstein
The Beatles’ Manager 
2017 Icon
Rob Epstein
Oscar-Winning Director
2020 Icon
Melissa Etheridge
Singer and songwriter
2008 Icon
Uzi Even
Israeli Gay Pioneer and Scientist
2016 Icon
Edythe Eyde
Gay Publishing Pioneer
2017 Icon
Lillian Faderman
LGBT Historian
2019 Icon
Eric Fanning
Secretary of the Army
2017 Icon
Sharon Farmer
White House Photographer
2010 Icon
Ronan Farrow
Pulitzer-Winning Journalist
2019 Icon
Rainer Fassbinder
Film Director
2009 Icon
Leslie Feinberg
Author/Activist
2010 Icon
Harvey Fierstein
Actor, playwright and screenwriter
2008 Icon
Tom of Finland
Artist
2013 Icon
Malcolm Forbes
Entrepreneur
2016 Icon
Tom Ford
Fashion Designer/Filmmaker
2010 Icon
E. M. Forster
Author/Commentator
2008 Icon
Jodie Foster
Actor
2012 Icon
Michel Foucault
Philosopher
2009 Icon
Barney Frank
Congressman
2006 Icon
John Fryer
Psychiatrist and Dr. H. Anonymous
2016 Icon
Lady Gaga
Singer/Songwriter  
2011 Icon
Rudy Galindo
Olympic Figure Skater
2014 Icon
Darlene Garner
LGBT Activist
2014 Icon
Althea Garrison
Transgender State Representative
2021 Icon
Alicia Garza
Black Lives Matter Cofounder
2017 Icon
Jean Paul Gaultier
Designer
2012 Icon
David Geffen
Media Mogul
2006 Icon
Henry Gerber
Activist/Educator
2012 Icon
Tim Gill
Philanthropist
2006 Icon
Allen Ginsberg
Poet and activist
2008 Icon
Barbara Gittings
Gay Pioneer
2006 Icon
Mary Douglas Glasspool
Episcopal Bishop
2017 Icon
Peter Gomes
Theologian
2007 Icon
Jewelle Gomez
Novelist
2019 Icon
Emma González
Parkland Gun Control Activist
2019 Icon
Karl Gorath
Auschwitz Survivor
2017 Icon
R.C. Gorman
Native American Artist
2021 Icon
LZ Granderson
Journalist & Commentator
2021 Icon
Cary Grant
Actor
2007 Icon
Glenn Greenwald
Journalist
2014 Icon
Emile Griffith
World Champion Boxer
2020 Icon
Angelina Weld Grimké
Poet and Playwright
2014 Icon
Gavin Grimm
Teen Transgender Activist 
2018 Icon
Michael Guest
Diplomat/Philanthropist
2011 Icon
Menaka Guruswamy & Arundhati Katju
Indian LGBTQ Rights Lawyers
2020 Icon
Billy Haines
Actor
2012 Icon
Lorraine Hansberry
Playwright and Activist
2017 Icon
Keith Haring
Artist
2006 Icon
Sherenté Harris
Native American Youth Leader
2019 Icon
E. Lynn Harris
Author/Activist
2010 Icon
Sherry Harris
Politician
2007 Icon
Neil Patrick Harris
Actor
2011 Icon
Bob Hattoy
Gay Rights Pioneer
2021 Icon
Harry Hay
Activist
2009 Icon
Sean Hayes
Award-Winning Actor
2018 Icon
Essex Hemphill
Poet and Activist
2016 Icon
Mary Kay Henry
Labor Activist
2012 Icon
Daniel Hernandez Jr.
National Hero
2011 Icon
Emery Hetrick & Damien Martin
Educators
2015 Icon
Magnus Hirschfeld
Social Scientist
2009 Icon
David Hockney
Artist
2007 Icon
Billie Holiday
Singer
2014 Icon
Jim Hormel
Diplomat/Philanthropist
2006 Icon
Brenda Howard
Activist
2013 Icon
Rock Hudson
Award-Winning Actor
2019 Icon
David Huebner
Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa
2010 Icon
Chris Hughes
Entrepreneur
2012 Icon
Langston Hughes
Poet
2011 Icon
Alexander von Humboldt
Father of Ecology
2020 Icon
Joyce Hunter
Gay Pioneer          
2018 Icon
Tab Hunter
Actor & Singer
2018 Icon
Zora Neale Hurston
Author & Folklorist
2009 Icon
Janis Ian
Singer-Songwriter
2021 Icon
Robert Indiana
"LOVE" Sculptor
2019 Icon
Christopher Isherwood
Trailblazing Writer
2020 Icon
Taiga Ishikawa
Japanese Politician
2017 Icon
James Ivory
Oscar-Winning Filmmaker
2019 Icon
Marc Jacobs
Fashion Designer/Filmmaker
2014 Icon
Mick Jagger
Rock Star
2015 Icon
Javier Morgado
CNN Executive Producer
2021 Icon
Karine Jean-Pierre
White House Press Secretary
2021 Icon
Caitlyn Jenner
Olympian and Activist
2017 Icon
Kevin Jennings
Activist/Educator
2010 Icon
Dale Jennings
Gay Pioneer          
2018 Icon
Jerry Herman
Award-Winning Composer 
2021 Icon
Elton John
Musician
2006 Icon
Johnnie Phelps
Decorated WWII Veteran
2021 Icon
Jasper Johns
Painter
2009 Icon
Philip Johnson
Architect
2008 Icon
Marsha P. Johnson
Stonewall Veteran
2017 Icon
Angelina Jolie
Actor and Director
2015 Icon
Cleve Jones
Founder of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
2008 Icon
Cherry Jones
Actor and filmmaker
2009 Icon
Bill T. Jones
Dancer and choreographer
2008 Icon
Janis Joplin
Rock Star
2021 Icon
Barbara Jordan
Congresswoman
2006 Icon
June Jordan
Poet
2014 Icon
Christine Jorgensen
Transgender Pioneer
2012 Icon
Father Mychal Judge
Hero
2006 Icon
Frida Kahlo
Artist
2011 Icon
Frank Kameny
Gay Pioneer
2007 Icon
Roberta Kaplan
Marriage Equality Lawyer
2018 Icon
David Kato
Activist/Educator
2011 Icon
Moisés Kaufman
Award-Winning Theater Director
2020 Icon
Mara Keisling
Transgender Activist     
2010 Icon
Frances Kellor
Social Activist
2016 Icon
Kate Kendell
Attorney
2009 Icon
Jim Kepner
Journalist and LGBT Historian
2016 Icon
John Maynard Keynes
Economist
2007 Icon
Billie Jean King
Athlete
2007 Icon
William Rufus King
U.S. Vice President
2015 Icon
Alfred Kinsey
Sexual Researcher   
2009 Icon
Michael Kirby
Supreme Court Justice       
2011 Icon
Victoria Kolakowski
Judge
2011 Icon
Jim Kolbe
Congressman
2006 Icon
Dave Kopay
Athlete
2011 Icon
Kathy Kozachenko
First “Out” Elected Official
2014 Icon
Larry Kramer
Playwright/AIDS Activist
2006 Icon
Sheila Kuehl
First openly gay member of the California Legislature
2008 Icon
Kiyoshi Kuromiya
Author/AIDS Activist
2010 Icon
Tony Kushner
Playwright
2008 Icon
Kay Lahusen
Gay Pioneer          
2016 Icon
Nathan Lane
Actor
2013 Icon
k.d. lang
Singer/Songwriter  
2009 Icon
Queen Latifah
Entertainer
2013 Icon
Arthur Laurents
Playwright/Director
2012 Icon
John Lawrence & Tyron Garner
Legal Activists 
2013 Icon
Annie Leibovitz
Photographer
2007 Icon
Don Lemon
News Anchor
2012 Icon
Steve Letsike
South African Activist
2018 Icon
Saul Levin
CEO of the APA
2018 Icon
Rachel Levine
Transgender Secretary of Health
2018 Icon
Liberace
Pianist & Entertainer
2021 Icon
Lori Lightfoot
Mayor of Chicago
2020 Icon
Anne Lister
Pioneering Feminist
2019 Icon
Little Richard
Rock & Roll Pioneer
2021 Icon
Alain Locke
Father of the Harlem Renaissance
2017 Icon
Federico Garcia Lorca
Poet
2012 Icon
Audre Lorde
Author
2007 Icon
Greg Louganis
Olympic gold medalist
2008 Icon
Sharon Lubinski
U.S. Marshal
2010 Icon
Jane Lynch
Actor and filmmaker
2010 Icon
Patsy Lynch
Photographer
2010 Icon
Bernárd Lynch
Catholic Priest
2020 Icon
Claudia López
Mayor of Bogotá, Colombia
2020 Icon
Jackie “Moms” Mabley
Comedianshow host, actor and activist
2015 Icon
Rachel Maddow
Commentator
2009 Icon
Nancy Mahon
Philanthropy Advocate
2007 Icon
Barry Manilow
Singer and Songwriter
2017 Icon
Irshad Manji
Muslim Reformist
2012 Icon
Robert Mapplethorpe
Photographer
2008 Icon
Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon
Founders of the first lesbian organization and the first same-sex couple married in California
2008 Icon
Ricky Martin
Singer/Songwriter  
2011 Icon
Johnny Mathis
Singer and Songwriter
2017 Icon
Leonard Matlovich
Soldier/Activist
2006 Icon
Armistead Maupin
Author
2014 Icon
Amélie Mauresmo
Athlete
2011 Icon
Anne McClain
NASA Astronaut
2020 Icon
Deirdre McCloskey
Economist and Economic Historian
2009 Icon
Tarell Alvin McCraney
Oscar-Winning Screenwriter
2018 Icon
CeCe McDonald
Transgender Activist     
2014 Icon
Claude McKay
Author & Poet
2021 Icon
Ian McKellen
Actor
2006 Icon
Kate McKinnon
SNL Comedian
2020 Icon
Constance McMillen
Youth Activist
2011 Icon
Terrence McNally
Playwright
2016 Icon
John McNeill
Theologian
2007 Icon
Margaret Mead
Anthropologist and author 
2008 Icon
Freddie Mercury
Rock Star
2014 Icon
Michelangelo
Renaissance painter, sculptor and architect
2008 Icon
Harvey Milk
Politician
2006 Icon
Katherine Miller
Activist/Educator
2012 Icon
Yukio Mishima
Japanese Author
2017 Icon
Matthew Mitcham
Olympic Diver 
2010 Icon
Arthur Mitchell
Pioneering Ballet Dancer
2019 Icon
John Cameron Mitchell
Actor and Director
2014 Icon
David Mixner
Political Activist
2020 Icon
Janet Mock
Transgender Activist and Author
2016 Icon
Paul Monette
Author and HIV/AIDS Activist
2009 Icon
Janelle Monáe
Singer, Songwriter & Actor
2021 Icon
Lauren Morelli
Writer & Producer
2020 Icon
Julia Morgan
Architect
2019 Icon
Frank Mugisha
Ugandan Activist
2015 Icon
Ryan Murphy
Producer
2011 Icon
Pauli Murray
Attorney and Civil Rights Activist
2009 Icon
Sherri Murrell
Basketball Coach
2016 Icon
Henry Muñoz III
Designer, Entrepreneur & Leader
2021 Icon
Jamie Nabozny
Youth Activist
2010 Icon
Ifti Nasim
Poet & Activist
2020 Icon
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Champion
2006 Icon
Holly Near
Singer/Songwriter  
2012 Icon
Joan Nestle
Historian
2009 Icon
Jack Nichols
Gay Pioneer          
2015 Icon
Florence Nightingale
Health Care Advocate
2007 Icon
Cynthia Nixon
Actor
2010 Icon
Simon Nkoli
South African Activist
2013 Icon
Elaine Noble
Politician
2015 Icon
Ann Northrop
Pioneering AIDS Activist & Journalist
2018 Icon
Bruce Nugent
Author
2013 Icon
Diana Nyad
Long-distance Swimmer
2016 Icon
Anaraa Nyamdorj
Mongolian LGBT Activist
2019 Icon
Rosie O'Donnell
Comedian, talk show host, actor and activist
2008 Icon
James Obergefell
Marriage Equality Hero
2016 Icon
Frank Ocean
Singer and Songwriter
2014 Icon
Todd Oldham
Designer
2009 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
Elliot Page
Actor and Director
2016 Icon
Sunil Babu Pant
Nepalese Politician
2010 Icon
Antonia Pantoja
Educator and Activist
2015 Icon
Annise Parker
Mayor of Houston
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Frances Perkins
U.S. Cabinet Member
2015 Icon
Troy Perry
Founder of Metropolitan Community Churches 
2008 Icon
Jared Polis
Governor of Colorado
2019 Icon
Angela Ponce
Transgender Miss Spain
2019 Icon
Billy Porter
Award-Winning Broadway Actor
2020 Icon
Cole Porter
Songwriter
2007 Icon
John A. Pérez
Speaker of the California Assembly
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Christine Quinn
New York City Council Speaker    
2009 Icon
Ma Rainey
Singer/Songwriter
2013 Icon
Megan Rapinoe
Olympic Soccer Player
2014 Icon
Robert Rauschenberg
Artist, filmmaker and publisher
2009 Icon
Adrienne Rich
Poet
2006 Icon
Renée Richards
Transgender Pioneer
2007 Icon
Laura Ricketts
Co-Owner of the Chicago Cubs
2020 Icon
Sally Ride
National Hero
2013 Icon
Marlon Riggs
Filmmaker
2013 Icon
Adam Rippon
Olympic Figure Skater 
2018 Icon
Sylvia Rivera
Transgender Activist
2006 Icon
Jerome Robbins
Choreographer
2009 Icon
Robin Roberts
TV Broadcaster
2015 Icon
Gene Robinson
First openly gay Episcopal bishop  
2008 Icon
Craig Rodwell
Gay Pioneer          
2017 Icon
Danica Roem
Transgender State Legislator
2018 Icon
Anthony Romero
Activist
2008 Icon
Eleanor Roosevelt
First Lady
2010 Icon
Hilary Rosen
Commentator
2009 Icon
Angelica Ross
Transgender Rights Advocate
2020 Icon
Ashok Row Kavi
Indian Gay Pioneer and Journalist
2016 Icon
Jalal al-Din Rumi
Sufi Mystic/Poet
2010 Icon
RuPaul
Entertainer
2012 Icon
Vito Russo
Film Historian 
2013 Icon
Bayard Rustin
Civil Rights Activist
2006 Icon
Oliver Sacks
Neurologist and Author
2016 Icon
Sahaykwisa
Transgender Native American
2015 Icon
Michael Sam
Football Player
2015 Icon
Sappho
Seventh Century B.C. Poet
2020 Icon
José Sarria
Activist
2013 Icon
Dan Savage
Journalist
2011 Icon
David Sedaris
Writer/Humorist
2010 Icon
Pierre Seel
Hero/Activist   
2012 Icon
Jeffrey Seller
Broadway Producer of Hamilton
2017 Icon
Lowell Selvin
Entrepreneur
2006 Icon
Maurice Sendak
Author/Illustrator
2010 Icon
Shannon Minter
Transgender Supreme Court Attorney
2021 Icon
Matthew Shepard
Hero/Activist   
2010 Icon
Randy Shilts
Author and AIDS journalist
2008 Icon
Michelangelo Signorile
Journalist & Radio Host
2018 Icon
Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir
Prime Minister of Iceland
2010 Icon
Amanda Simpson
Government Official       
2011 Icon
Kyrsten Sinema
Congresswoman
2017 Icon
Barbra Siperstein
Transgender Advocate
2015 Icon
Billy Sipple
Hero
2007 Icon
Tammy Smith
U.S. General
2016 Icon
Bessie Smith
Singer
2007 Icon
Megan Smith
U.S. Chief Technology Officer
2020 Icon
Ethel Smyth
Composer & Suffragette
2018 Icon
Stephen Sondheim
Theatrical lyricist and composer
2008 Icon
Susan Sontag
Author/Commentator
2007 Icon
Dusty Springfield
Singer and Songwriter
2015 Icon
Yves St. Laurent
Fashion Designer and entrepreneur
2009 Icon
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Poet/Performer
2015 Icon
Stacey Milbern
Disability Rights Activist
2021 Icon
Peter Staley
AIDS Activist
2017 Icon
Gertrude Stein
Author/Commentator
2007 Icon
Baron von Steuben
Revolutionary War General
2020 Icon
Tom Stoddard
Equality Attorney
2015 Icon
Billy Strayhorn
Composer
2012 Icon
Jon Stryker
Philanthropist
2012 Icon
Lou Sullivan
Transgender Activist     
2014 Icon
Andrew Sullivan
Author/Journalist
2006 Icon
Keshav Suri
Indian Activist
2019 Icon
Susan B. Anthony
American Suffragist
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Swe Zin Htet
Miss Universe Contestant
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Sheryl Swoopes
Athlete
2006 Icon
Wanda Sykes
Comedian, Actor
2011 Icon
Sylvester
Singer and Songwriter
2014 Icon
Mark Takano
U.S. Congressman
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George Takei
Actor
2013 Icon
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Composer
2010 Icon
William “Big Bill” Tilden II
Tennis Champion
2015 Icon
Andrew Tobias
DNC Treasurer
2016 Icon
Lily Tomlin
Actor
2007 Icon
Ritchie Torres
U.S. Congressman
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Laxmi Narayan Tripathi
Indian Transgender Rights Activist
2020 Icon
Mary Trump
Author & Former President's Niece
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Esera Tuaolo
Pro Football Player
2009 Icon
Alan Turing
Mathematician
2006 Icon
Virginia Uribe
Educator
2007 Icon
Urvashi Vaid
Activist
2009 Icon
Lupe Valdez
Sheriff
2006 Icon
Gus Van Sant
Film Director
2009 Icon
Leo Varadkar
Prime Minister of Ireland
2018 Icon
Jose Antonio Vargas
Immigration Activist 
2016 Icon
Gianni Versace
Fashion designer and entrepreneur
2008 Icon
Gore Vidal
Author/Commentator
2007 Icon
Lilli Vincenz
Gay Pioneer          
2011 Icon
Bruce Voeller
Biologist and AIDS Activist
2016 Icon
Tom Waddell
Athlete
2012 Icon
Rufus Wainwright
Singer/Songwriter  
2010 Icon
Lillian Wald
Community Nursing Founder
2019 Icon
Vaughn Walker
Federal Judge
2017 Icon
Mary Edwards Walker
Surgeon
2007 Icon
Alice Walker
Author and Feminist
2008 Icon
Darren Walker
Ford Foundation President
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Andy Warhol
Artist, filmmaker and publisher
2008 Icon
John Waters
Actor and filmmaker
2008 Icon
Perry Watkins
Pioneering Military Activist
2018 Icon
Deborah Waxman
National Rabbinical Leader
2020 Icon
Jeffrey Weinstein
Workplace Pioneer
2017 Icon
Jann Wenner
Publisher
2008 Icon
Tim’m T. West
Performer
2015 Icon
Edith Wharton
Pulitzer-Winning Novelist
2019 Icon
Mel White
Minister/Activist
2010 Icon
Walt Whitman
Writer/ Philosopher
2006 Icon
Oscar Wilde
Playwright
2006 Icon
Tennessee Williams
Playwright
2008 Icon
Rodney Wilson
Gay History Month Founder
2017 Icon
Phill Wilson
AIDS Activist
2006 Icon
Edie Windsor
Marriage Equality Hero
2015 Icon
Evan Wolfson
Marriage Equality Advocate
2015 Icon
B.D. Wong
Actor and filmmaker
2009 Icon
Rev. Robert Wood
Gay Pioneer          
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Virginia Woolf
Author/Illustrator
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Klaus Wowereit
Politician
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Chely Wright
Award-Winning Country Music Star
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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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Pedro Zamora
AIDS Activist
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