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Famous Gay People

Maybe you already knew Alexander the Great was gay, but did you know Abraham Lincoln wrote poetry and private letters about homosexual relationships? Or that the 17th-century Swedish monarch Queen Christina refused to marry even though it meant abdicating her throne? From Michelangelo to Ellen DeGeneres, we celebrate the lives and achievements of the most notable LGBT figures throughout history and the modern era. Out is the leading source covering the most famous gay people who are shaping the spheres of politics, entertainment, and culture in the world today.