List of famous gay people in their 40s, which is also, then, a list of notable LGBT celebrities born in the 1970s. The '70s were an important time for gay, lesbians and bisexual people. The decade was more or less the beginning of the modern gay rights movement, so it's not too surprising to see more names on this list as opposed to some a few decades earlier. You will see singers like Ani DiFranco, Ricky Martin, and Rufus Wainwright, actors like Neil Patrick Harris and Portia Di Rossi, and athletes like Sheryl Swoopes, and John Amaechi.The famous gay people on this list have identified themselves as being gay, lesbian and bisexual and were born in the 1970s. There are no people listed here who are only rumored to be gay, everyone on this list are confirmed famous gay celebrities. The LGBT community is proud to include the notable people on this list, which includes famous gay politicians, famous gay singers and gay celebrities.You can sort this list by column, including name, birth year, and birthplace. You can also use this list of famous homosexuals born in the 1970s to start your own list.