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The famous gay, lesbian, and bisexual people from Chicago are homosexual and bisexual identifying people who were born or raised in Chicago, Illinois. Famous gay men and lesbian women born in Chicago include writer Dan Savage and RENT actor Anthony Rapp. You can build your own list using these properties from the Chicago born gay and lesbian list by clicking the Build A List link to the right.
Anthony Rapp is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Gay Men & Lesbian Women Born in Chicago
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Anthony Deane Rapp is an American stage and film actor and singer best known for originating the role of Mark Cohen in the Broadway production of Rent in 1996 and later for reprising the role in the film version and the Broadway Tour of Rent in 2009. He also performed the role of Charlie Brown in ...more

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Age: 45

Birthplace: USA, Joliet, Illinois

Profession: Author, Actor, Singer

Credits: Dazed and Confused, A Beautiful Mind, Twister, Road Trip, School Ties, + more

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Craig Rodwell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Gay Men & Lesbian Women Born in Chicago
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Craig L. Rodwell was an American gay rights activist known for founding the Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop on November 24, 1967, the first bookstore devoted to gay and lesbian authors and as the prime mover for the creation of the New York City pride demonstration. Rodwell is considered by some to be ...more

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Age: Died at 53 (1940-1993)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Dan Savage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gay Men & Lesbian Women Born in Chicago
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Daniel Keenan "Dan" Savage is an American gay activist, author, media pundit, and journalist. Savage writes the internationally syndicated relationship and sex advice column Savage Love. In 2010, Savage and his husband Terry Miller began the It Gets Better Project to help prevent suicide among LGBT ...more

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Age: 52

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Editor, Commentator, Theatre Director, Journalist, Author, + more

Credits: It Gets Better, Crocodile Tears, I Saw U, Dan Savage's New Threat to Rick Santorum, Loving & Cheating, + more

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David Gerrold is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gay Men & Lesbian Women Born in Chicago
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David Gerrold is an American science fiction screenwriter and novelist known for his script for the popular original Star Trek episode "The Trouble With Tribbles", for creating the Sleestak race on the TV series Land of the Lost, and for his novelette "The Martian Child", which won both Hugo and ...more

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Age: 73

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Profession: Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, Voice acting, Writer

Credits: Martian Child

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