The 20 Most Important LGBT Figures In History


According to this assessment on bilerico.com, it’s a mixed bunch through history.

Authors, artists, politicians, civil rights leaders.

Oscar Wilde, Gertrude Stein, Abe Lincoln

(On the floor with that last one? Well, sorry — I guess Abe freed his boyfriend’s trouser snake.)

Also, transgender influentials Sylvia Rivera and Christine Jorgensen.

And I’m in there, too — sort of.

After all, the members of ACT UP are listed as number 17, and I was one of them!

As for who numero uno is, you’ll have to click to see.

Hint: He was the subject of an Oscar-winning movie.