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12-27-1901 – 05-06-1992 Marlene Dietrich – Born in Schöneberg, Germany. She was a German-American actress and singer. In Berlin during the 1920s, she acted on stage and in silent films. Her…

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12-26-1945 – 08-17-2007 Maxine Feldman – Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. She was an American folk singer-songwriter, comedian, and a pioneer of women’s music. Feldman’s song Angry…

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12-25-1954   Annie Lennox – Born in Aberdeen, Scotland. She is a Scottish singer-songwriter, political activist, LGBT rights supporter, philanthropist, and gay icon. Lennox and Dave Stewart achieved international fame…

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12-24-1920 – 05-24-2014 Stormé DeLarverie – Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to a white father and a black mother, she was a lesbian whose scuffle with the police was one…

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12-23-1868 – 1933 or 1934 (exact date unknown) – Mary Rozet Smith – Place of birth unknown, but probably Chicago, Illinois. She was the companion of Jane Addams for 40…

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12-22-1881 – 08-1972 Edith Lewis – Lincoln, Nebraska. She was a magazine editor at McClure’s Magazine, the managing editor of Every Week Magazine, and an advertising copywriter at J. Walter…

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12-21-1943 Steve Abbott – Place of birth unknown. He was an American bisexual writer. After his wife died in a car accident, he moved to San Francisco with his two…

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12-20-1865 – 07-12-1950 Elsie de Wolfe (also known as Lady Mendl) – Born in New York City, New York. She was an American actress and interior designer. In 1926 she…

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12-19-1960 Michelangelo Signorile – Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. He is a gay American journalist, author, and national talk radio host. His 1993 book, Queer In America,…

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12-18-1626 – 04-19-1689 Queen Christina of Sweden – Born in Stockholm, Sweden. She is remembered as one of the most educated women of the 1600s. Christina was interested in religion, philosophy,…

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