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Famous Female LGBT rights activists

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List of famous female lgbt rights activists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female lgbt rights activists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being lgbt rights activists. There are thousand of females working as lgbt rights activists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic lgbt rights activists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a lgbt rights activist then the people below should give you inspiration.

People here include everyone from Ellen DeGeneres to Christina Aguilera.

While this isn't a list of all female lgbt rights activists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female lgbt rights activists?" and "Who are the best female lgbt rights activists?"


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    Christina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Rochester and Wexford, Pennsylvania, she appeared on the television series Star Search and The Mickey Mouse Club in her early years. After recording "Reflection", the theme for Disney's ...more

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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Shark Tale, The Voice, Get Him to the Greek, Burlesque, MMC, + more
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    Sharon Yvonne Stone is an American actress, film producer, and former fashion model. Stone first caught the public eye opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in Total Recall. She then achieved international recognition for her starring role in the erotic thriller Basic Instinct by Paul Verhoeven. She was ...more

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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: USA, Meadville, Pennsylvania
    • Profession: Fashion Model, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: Casino, Total Recall, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Basic Instinct, Antz, + more
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    Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She was the star in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998, and has hosted her syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show since 2003. Her stand up career started in the early 1980s, culminating in a 1986 ...more

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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: Metairie, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Television presenter, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: Finding Nemo, American Idol, Coneheads, Dr. Dolittle, Ellen, + more
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    Janet Damita Jo Jackson is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Known for a series of sonically innovative, socially conscious and sexually provocative records, as well as elaborate stage shows, television roles, and film roles, she has been a prominent figure in popular culture for over 25 ...more

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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Fashion designer, Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: Good Times, Why Did I Get Married?, Why Did I Get Married Too?, Poetic Justice, Fame, + more
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    Cher is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model, fashion designer, television host, comedian, dancer, businesswoman, philanthropist, author, film producer, director, and record producer. Described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry, she is known for her distinctive ...more

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    • Age: age 69
    • Birthplace: USA, California, El Centro
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Songwriter, Film Producer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Moonstruck, The Witches of Eastwick, Stuck on You, Silkwood, Zookeeper, + more
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    Margaret Cho
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    Margaret Moran Cho is an American comedian, fashion designer, actress, author, and singer-songwriter. Cho is best known for her stand-up routines, through which she critiques social and political problems, especially those pertaining to race and sexuality. She has also directed and appeared in music ...more

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    • Age: age 47
    • Birthplace: USA, California, San Francisco
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Comedian, Television producer, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: Face/Off, 17 Again, One Missed Call, Drop Dead Diva, Dancing with the Stars, + more
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    Cyndi Lauper is a co-founder of True Colors Fund.more

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    • Age: age 62
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Astoria
    • Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, Singer, + more
    • Credits: The Apprentice, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Dirty Movie, Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme, Vibes, + more
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    Chaz Salvatore Bono is an American advocate, writer and musician. He is the only child of American entertainers Sonny and Cher. Bono is a transgender man. In 1995, several years after being outed as lesbian by the tabloid press, he publicly self-identified as such in a cover story in a leading American ...more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Profession: Musician, Author, Writer
    • Credits: Dancing with the Stars, Celebrity Fit Club, Becoming Chaz, Fronterz, Cher
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    La Toya Yvonne Jackson is an American singer, songwriter, author, television personality, actress, businesswoman, philanthropist, activist and former model. She is the fifth child of the Jackson family. She maintained a career as a singer throughout the 1980s and 1990s, and returned to music in 2004 ...more

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    • Age: age 59
    • Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Activist, Businessperson, Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, + more
    • Credits: The Apprentice, Celebrity Big Brother, The Jacksons: America's First Family of Music, The Jacksons, Armed & Famous, + more
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    Coretta Scott King
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    Coretta Scott King was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader. Coretta Scott King helped lead the African-American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. King was an active advocate for African-American equality. King met Martin Luther King, Jr. while in college and their participation ...more

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    • Age: Died at 79 (1927-2006)
    • Birthplace: Heiberger, Alabama, United States of America
    • Profession: Civil rights activist, Author, Singer, Women's rights activist, Writer, + more
    • Credits: Half Past Autumn, In Remembrance of Martin, A Moment in Time: Conversations with Legendary Women: Legends & Leaders
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    Tarja Kaarina Halonen is a Finnish politician who was the 11th President of Finland, serving from 2000 to 2012. She was the first female head of state in Finland and while she was in office, in 2003 and 2010-11, Finland also had female prime ministers. Halonen held two appointments as a minister and ...more

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    • Age: age 72
    • Birthplace: Finland
    • Profession: Politician, Lawyer
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    Yolanda King
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    Yolanda Denise King was an American activist and first-born child of Coretta Scott King and civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. She was known also for her artistic and entertainment endeavors and public speaking. Her childhood experience was greatly influenced by her father's highly ...more

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    • Age: Died at 52 (1955-2007)
    • Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States of America
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Actor, Human rights activist
    • Credits: Selma, Lord, Selma, Liberty's Kids, Our Friend, + more
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    Betty DeGeneres
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    Betty DeGeneres is an American LGBT rights activist. She is the mother of Ellen and Vance DeGeneres and the first non-gay spokeswoman for the Human Rights Campaign's National Coming Out Project and an active member of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. She gained notability following ...more

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    • Age: age 85
    • Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Speech therapist, Writer
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    Judy Shepard

    Judy Shepard
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    Judy Shepard is a GLAAD Media Award winner.more

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    • Age: 63
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    Wendy Curry

    Wendy Curry
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    Wendy Curry is an American bisexual rights activist and animal rescue advocate.more

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    • Age: age 49
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