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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.
Dan Savage is listed (or ranked) 1 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 youth. He has also worked as a theater director, sometimes credited as Keenan Hollahan. In his writing and public appearances, Savage has clashed with social conservatives on the right and the LGBT establishment on the left. He has been particularly vocal in response to Rick Santorum's views on homosexuality. He has made several controversial public statements in various media, often lambasting ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Anthony Rapp is listed (or ranked) 2 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 the 1999 Broadway revival of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States of America

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Malcolm Gets is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gay Men & Lesbian Women Born in Chicago
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Hugh Malcolm Gerard Gets is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Richard in the American television sitcom Caroline in the City. Gets is also a dancer, singer, composer, classically trained pianist, vocal director, and choreographer. He played Gould in the 2009 film Grey Gardens opposite Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore and his first solo album came out in 2009 from PS Classics. Gets was nominated for a Tony Award in 2003 and was awarded the Obie Award in 1995. Gets is openly gay. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois, United States of America

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David Kopay is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gay Men & Lesbian Women Born in Chicago
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David Marquette Kopay is a former American football running back in the National Football League who in 1975 became one of the first professional athletes to come out as gay. Kopay attended Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California. He entered the University of Washington in 1961 and became an All-American running back in his senior year. He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers. He played professional football from 1964 to 1972. After he retired from the NFL, he was considered a top contender for coaching positions, but he believes he was snubbed by professional and college teams because of his sexual orientation. He went to work as a salesman/purchaser in his uncle's floorcovering ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 75

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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