Who are some famous gays?

Just a random thought bubble, but I'd like to know.

I know of Ellen and David Hyde Pierce, but that's pretty much it...

Update:

Tchaikovsky was gay? Seriously? Sweet. Even more reason to love him (besides his music, which I think is great)... :D

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  • 1 decade ago
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    The girls a few of them

    Jane Addams

    Activist

    6-Sep-1860 21-May-1935 Founder of Hull House

    Allison Adler

    Relative

    30-May-1967 Partner of Sara Gilbert

    Margaret Anderson

    Author

    24-Nov-1886 18-Oct-1973 Founder of the Little Review

    Katharine Anthony

    Author

    27-Nov-1877 20-Nov-1965 Biographer, The Lambs

    Dorothy Arzner

    Film Director

    3-Jan-1897 1-Oct-1979 Craig's Wife

    Tammy Baldwin

    Politician

    11-Feb-1962 Congresswoman, Wisconsin 2nd

    Djuna Barnes

    Novelist

    12-Jun-1892 18-Jun-1982 Modernist poet, Nightwood

    Amanda Bearse

    Actor

    9-Aug-1958 Marcy on Married with Children

    Alison Bechdel

    Cartoonist

    10-Sep-1960 Dykes to Watch Out For

    Cydney Bernard

    Relative

    1953 Jodie Foster's special friend

    Elizabeth Bishop

    Poet

    8-Feb-1911 6-Oct-1979 North & South

    Chastity Bono

    Relative

    4-Mar-1969 Lesbian daughter of Sonny and Cher

    Jane Bowles

    Novelist

    22-Feb-1917 4-May-1973 Two Serious Ladies

    Marion Zimmer Bradley

    Author

    3-Jun-1930 25-Sep-1999 The Mists of Avalon

    Donna Brazile

    Author

    15-Dec-1959 Al Gore's 2000 campaign manager

    Sophonisba Breckinridge

    Activist

    1-Apr-1866 30-Jul-1948 Suffragette and abolitionist

    Rita Mae Brown

    Author

    28-Nov-1944 Rubyfruit Jungle

    Tammy Bruce

    Radio Personality

    19-Aug-1962 Right-wing radio pundit, columnist

    Bryher

    Novelist

    2-Sep-1894 28-Jan-1983 The Fourteenth of October

    Judith Butler

    Scholar

    24-Feb-1956 Gender Trouble

    Gia Carangi

    Model

    29-Jan-1960 18-Nov-1986 Supermodel junkie, died of AIDS

    Brandi Carlile

    Musician

    1-Jun-1981 American country rock singer, The Story

    Willa Cather

    Novelist

    7-Dec-1873 24-Apr-1947 O Pioneers!

    Mary Cheney

    Relative

    14-Mar-1969 Lesbian daughter of Dick Cheney

    Miss Cleo

    Paranormal

    12-Aug-1962 Psychic fraud takes VISA, M/C

    Ivy Compton-Burnett

    Novelist

    5-Jun-1884 27-Aug-1969 Pastors and Masters

    Cat Cora

    Chef

    c. 1968 Iron Chef America

    Patricia Cornwell

    Novelist

    9-Jun-1956 Crime novelist, Postmortem

    Carol A. Corrigan

    Judge

    16-Aug-1948 Justice, California Supreme Court

    Angela Davis

    Activist

    26-Jan-1944 Black Panther, teacher, professor

    Ellen DeGeneres

    Comic

    26-Jan-1958 Ellen

    Beth Ditto

    Singer

    1981 The Gossip

    Carol Ann Duffy

    Poet

    23-Dec-1955 Mean Time

    Andrea Dworkin

    Activist

    26-Sep-1946 9-Apr-2005 Anti-pornography activist

    Melissa Etheridge

    Musician

    29-May-1961 Come To My Window

    Fannie Flagg

    Comic

    21-Sep-1944 Fried Green Tomatoes

    Janet Flanner

    Journalist

    13-Mar-1892 7-Nov-1978 The New Yorker

    Jodie Foster

    Actor

    19-Nov-1962 Taxi Driver

    Kathleen Freeman

    Actor

    17-Feb-1919 23-Aug-2001 Gen. Burkhalter's sister

    Kitty Genovese

    Victim

    1935 13-Mar-1964 Allegedly killed by collective apathy

    Sara Gilbert

    Actor

    29-Jan-1975 Darlene on Roseanne

    Judy Gold

    Comic

    15-Nov-1962 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother

    Lesley Gore

    Singer

    2-May-1946 Well-known crying advocate

    Leisha Hailey

    Singer

    11-Jul-1971 The L Word

    Edith Hamilton

    Educator

    12-Aug-1867 31-May-1963 The Greek Way

    Alexandra Hedison

    Actor

    10-Jul-1969 Ex-GF of Ellen DeGeneres

    Harriet Goodhue Hosmer

    Sculptor

    9-Oct-1830 21-Feb-1908 19th c. American sculptor in Rome

    Alberta Hunter

    Singer

    1-Apr-1895 17-Oct-1984 Downhearted Blues

    Sarah Orne Jewett

    Author

    3-Sep-1849 24-Jun-1909 The Country of the Pointed Firs

    Cherry Jones

    Actor

    21-Nov-1956 The Heiress

    Barbara Jordan

    Politician

    21-Feb-1936 17-Jan-1996 Gave 1976 Democratic keynote speech

    Patsy Kelly

    Actor

    12-Jan-1910 24-Sep-1981 Freaky Friday

    Sheila Kuehl

    Politician

    9-Feb-1941 California State Senator

    Selma Lagerlöf

    Author

    20-Nov-1858 16-Mar-1940 First female Nobel Prize for Literature

    kd lang

    Singer

    2-Nov-1961 Majuscule-deficient lesbian singer

    Fran Lebowitz

    Author

    27-Oct-1950 Social satirist, Metropolitan Life

    Audre Lorde

    Author

    18-Feb-1934 17-Nov-1992 A Burst of Light

    Amy Lowell

    Poet

    9-Feb-1874 12-May-1925 What's O'Clock

    Jane Lynch

    Actor

    14-Jul-1960 A Mighty Wind

    Rachel Maddow

    TV Personality

    1-Apr-1973 The Rachel Maddow Show

    Miriam Margolyes

    Actor

    18-May-1941 The Age of Innocence

    Jeannette Marks

    Poet

    16-Aug-1875 1964 The Merry Merry Cuckoo

    Heather Matarazzo

    Actor

    10-Nov-1982 Welcome to the Dollhouse

    Amelie Mauresmo

    Tennis

    5-Jul-1979 Franco-lesbian tennis player

    Tammy Lynn Michaels

    Actor

    26-Nov-1974 Tess on Committed

    Martina Navratilova

    Tennis

    18-Oct-1956 Nine-time Wimbledon winner

    Alla Nazimova

    Actor

    22-May-1879 13-Jul-1945 Blood and Sand

    Kate O'Brien

    Novelist

    3-Dec-1897 13-Aug-1974 The Land of Spices

    Rosie O'Donnell

    Talk Show Host

    21-Mar-1962 The Rosie O'Donnell Show

    Mary Oliver

    Poet

    Source(s): Now this is the ones were sure of now, love Granny Gum
  • Julie
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

    Graham Norton Rupert Everett Frankie Howerd Kenneth Williams Martina Navratelova (spelt wrong) Sandra Bernhart Cameron Makentosh

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Hard to top Granny Gums list but - King David in the Bible , Alexander the Great , Julious Ceasar, Shaekespeare , Michaelangelo , Leonardo da Vinci , Abe Lincoln , Oscar Wilde , Gertrude Stein , James Baldwin , Allen Ginsberg , Patti Smith , Freda Kahlo -

  • Roger
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    Brent Corrigan, the hottest,

    Luke McFarlane, the cuttest.

    Some singers: Rufus Wainwright, Jake Shears (from Scissor Sisters), Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls), Elton John...

    Some film directors: Todd Haynes, John Cameron Mitchell, Gus Van Sant, Derek Jarman...

    Writers: Oscar Wilde... maybe Shakespeare, there are rumors...

    Actors: Ian McKellen, John Barrowman, Alan Cumming, Charlie David, T.R. Knight...

    Actresses: Angeline Jolie (bisexual), mmm, it's the only one I can think of now...

    Painters: Leonardo Da Vinci...

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  • 4 years ago

    Kathleen Freeman Actress

  • Jack B
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    Peter Tchaikovsky, the guy who wrote the Nutracker, Swan Lake, and Sleeping Beauty.

  • 1 decade ago

    Walt Whitman; Tennessee Ernie Ford; Truman Capote; Rock Hudson; Elton John .. the list is endless !

  • Niamh
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    1 decade ago

    Oscar Wilde, Rock Hudson, Michael Barrymore, Graham Norton, Boy George; they are the first that come to mind.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Neil Patrick Harris, the actor.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Granny Gum has named just about all the ones i can think of accept Jodie Foster as far as I know has never said she is a Lesbian as granny has put her on the list he compiled

    Source(s): T-Girl
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