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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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Djuna Barnes
Author
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Natalie Barney
Author
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Katharine Lee Bates
Songwriter
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Richard Blanco
Inaugural Poet
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Lord Byron
Poet
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Patrick Califia
Author
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Francisco Cartagena
Puerto Rican Activist
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Staceyann Chin
Poet/Performer
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Jean Cocteau
Writer
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Nancy Cárdenas
Mexican Writer & Activist
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Emily Dickinson
Poet
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Alice Dunbar-Nelson
Author & Activist
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Allen Ginsberg
Poet and activist
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Jewelle Gomez
Novelist
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Angelina Weld Grimké
Poet and Playwright
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Radclyffe Hall
English Author
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Essex Hemphill
Poet and Activist
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Langston Hughes
Poet
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June Jordan
Poet
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Federico Garcia Lorca
Poet
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Audre Lorde
Author
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Claude McKay
Author & Poet
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Freddie Mercury
Rock Star
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James Merrill
Pulitzer-Winning Poet
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John Cameron Mitchell
Actor and Director
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Ifti Nasim
Poet & Activist
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Bruce Nugent
Author
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Mary Oliver
Pulitzer-Winning Poet
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Adrienne Rich
Poet
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Jalal al-Din Rumi
Sufi Mystic/Poet
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Sappho
Seventh Century B.C. Poet
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Edna St. Vincent Millay
Poet/Performer
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Walt Whitman
Writer/ Philosopher
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Emanuel Xavier
Poet and activist
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