The Roman Catholic Church's loss was the LGBT community's gain with lesbian activist Jean O'Leary, who helped create National Coming Out Day.
Despite having to live under the legacy of being Hong Kong movie icon Jackie Chan's estranged daughter, 18-year old Etta Ng is standing strong as a lesbian.
June Jordan was a widely-published and highly-acclaimed African American bisexual woman poet, author, teacher, and activist of her generation.
Judith Butler is a superstar in the academe, with her work influencing political philosophy and ethics, as well as feminist, queer, and literary theory.
Some people were born to break the rules. However, actress Tallulah Bankhead was born gay and a rule-breaker with her many lovers, both men and women.
More than anything, the LGBT's greatest strength is its community. As an example, look at the LGBT community in Asbury Park in New Jersey.
Cara Delevingne has avoided being tagged as gay, preferring the term of being sexual fluid. However, she's an outspoken defender of LGBTQ rights.
Monique Wittig was a French philospher, literary theorist, and avant-garde novelist who made a name for herself in the feminist movement.
As the NFL's first openly LGBT coach and the second full-time female coach, Katie Sowers is breaking boundaries with the San Francisco 49ers.
The Edith Windsor legacy lives on despite the passing of the feisty LGBT activist at the age of 88 who fought for the right to marriage of same-sex couples.