By /bent | /Bent June 26, 2014 at 7:12PM
Born: 1987 in New York, New York
Legacy: The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, ACT UP is a direct action advocacy group that did remarkable AIDS activism work (watch "How To Survive a Plague" and "United in Anger"!)
Legacy: The drag persona of Harris Glenn Milstead, he was a singer, actor, and the muse to director John Waters.
Legacy: Actress, talk show host and activist who since coming out in 2002 has been a vocal advocate for gay adoption, among many other things.
Born: 1986 in New York, New York
Legacy: Pop singer and LGBT activist who has built her career around an LGBT fan base.
Legacy: Gay rights activist, film historian and author best remembered for his 1981 book "The Celluloid Closet" and the TV show "In The Life."