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Edward Albee
Playwright/Director
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John Amaechi
Pro Basketball Player
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Hans Christian Anderson
Fairy Tale Author
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Gloria Anzaldua
Author
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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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Jack Baker & Michael McConnell
Marriage Equality Pioneers
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James Baldwin
Author
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Ann Bannon
Author
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Djuna Barnes
Author
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Natalie Barney
Author
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Lance Bass
Pop Singer
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Katharine Lee Bates
Songwriter
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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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Gad Beck
Holocaust Survivor
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Richard Blanco
Inaugural Poet
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Charles Blow
Journalist and Commentator
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Chaz Bono
Transgender Activist     
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Kate Bornstein
Transgender Activist & Author
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Jennifer Finely Boylan
Author & Transgender Activist
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Rita Mae Brown
Author/Illustrator
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Frank Bruni
New York Times Columnist
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Charlotte Bunch
Scholar and Activist
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Lord Byron
Poet
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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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Truman Capote
Author
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Rachel Carson
Environmental Pioneer
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Willa Cather
Author
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George Chauncey
Distinguished Historian
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Jean Cocteau
Writer
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Lynn Conway
Computer Pioneer
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Anderson Cooper
Journalist
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Nancy Cárdenas
Mexican Writer & Activist
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Jeanne Córdova
Activist and Author
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Samuel Delany
Author
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Martin Duberman
Historian
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Alice Dunbar-Nelson
Author & Activist
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Denise Eger
Rabbi
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Lillian Faderman
LGBT Historian
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Leslie Feinberg
Author/Activist
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Harvey Fierstein
Actor, playwright and screenwriter
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E. M. Forster
Author/Commentator
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Michel Foucault
Philosopher
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Rudy Galindo
Olympic Figure Skater
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Allen Ginsberg
Poet and activist
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Peter Gomes
Theologian
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Jewelle Gomez
Novelist
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Glenn Greenwald
Journalist
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Angelina Weld Grimké
Poet and Playwright
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Radclyffe Hall
English Author
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Lorraine Hansberry
Playwright and Activist
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E. Lynn Harris
Author/Activist
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Harry Hay
Activist
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Essex Hemphill
Poet and Activist
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Magnus Hirschfeld
Social Scientist
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Langston Hughes
Poet
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Alexander von Humboldt
Father of Ecology
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Zora Neale Hurston
Author & Folklorist
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Janis Ian
Singer-Songwriter
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Christopher Isherwood
Trailblazing Writer
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Karine Jean-Pierre
Deputy White House Press Secretary
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Dale Jennings
Gay Pioneer          
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Kevin Jennings
Activist/Educator
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June Jordan
Poet
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Christine Jorgensen
Transgender Pioneer
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Alfred Kinsey
Sexual Researcher   
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Michael Kirby
Supreme Court Justice       
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Dave Kopay
Athlete
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Larry Kramer
Playwright/AIDS Activist
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Kiyoshi Kuromiya
Author/AIDS Activist
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Arthur Laurents
Playwright/Director
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Don Lemon
News Anchor
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Liberace
Pianist & Entertainer
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Alain Locke
Father of the Harlem Renaissance
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Federico Garcia Lorca
Poet
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Audre Lorde
Author
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Irshad Manji
Muslim Reformist
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Armistead Maupin
Author
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Deirdre McCloskey
Economist and Economic Historian
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Claude McKay
Author & Poet
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John McNeill
Theologian
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Margaret Mead
Anthropologist and author 
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Yukio Mishima
Japanese Author
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John Cameron Mitchell
Actor and Director
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David Mixner
Political Activist
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Janet Mock
Transgender Activist and Author
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Paul Monette
Author and HIV/AIDS Activist
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Holly Near
Singer/Songwriter  
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Joan Nestle
Historian
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Florence Nightingale
Health Care Advocate
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Bruce Nugent
Author
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Diana Nyad
Long-distance Swimmer
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Rosie O'Donnell
Comedian, talk show host, actor and activist
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James Obergefell
Marriage Equality Hero
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Suze Orman
Financial Expert
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Antonia Pantoja
Educator and Activist
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Troy Perry
Founder of Metropolitan Community Churches 
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RuPaul
Entertainer
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Vito Russo
Film Historian 
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Oliver Sacks
Neurologist and Author
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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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Randy Shilts
Author and AIDS journalist
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Michelangelo Signorile
Journalist & Radio Host
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Ethel Smyth
Composer & Suffragette
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Susan Sontag
Author/Commentator
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Edna St. Vincent Millay
Poet/Performer
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Gertrude Stein
Author/Commentator
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Andrew Sullivan
Author/Journalist
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Andrew Tobias
DNC Treasurer
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Lily Tomlin
Actor
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Mary Trump
Author & Former President's Niece
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Urvashi Vaid
Activist
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Gore Vidal
Author/Commentator
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Bruce Voeller
Biologist and AIDS Activist
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Lillian Wald
Community Nursing Founder
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Alice Walker
Author and Feminist
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Edith Wharton
Pulitzer-Winning Novelist
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Mel White
Minister/Activist
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Oscar Wilde
Playwright
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Rev. Robert Wood
Gay Pioneer          
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Virginia Woolf
Author/Illustrator
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Emanuel Xavier
Poet and activist
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