American-born French entertainer, French Resistance agent, and civil rights activist.
A singer, performer, and gay rights activist who sparked the Stonewall Riots. Known as "The Rosa Parks of the gay movement."
An Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete, television presenter, socialite, and transgender rights activist.
Poet, essayist, playwright, LGBTQ and political activist.
A neoclassical sculptress and the first American woman to achieve international recognition as a professional sculptor.
Pioneering film director, the only woman director during the “Golden Age” of Hollywood and the first woman to direct a sound film.
A lawyer, writer, educator, civil and women’s rights activist, and the first African-American woman to be ordained as an Episcopal priest. Considered as one of the first transgender figures in US history.
Transgender and gay rights activist, one of the leading figures in the Stonewall Riots of 1969, when the NYC gay community fought for equal rights.
Transgender rights activist, a founding member of the Gay Liberation Front, and the co-founder of STAR.
The first American woman astronaut in space.