Susan B. Anthony
LGBTQ Pride Month
Janet Mock is a New York Times bestselling writer and a transgender rights advocate. After coming out as a trans woman in a 2011 profile in Marie Claire magazine, Mock focused her efforts on speaking about the struggles, triumphs and portrayals of girls and women like herself. In 2012, she launched #GirlsLikeUs, a movement that encourages trans women to live visibly.
Laverne Cox is an actress, reality television star, television producer, and transgender rights advocate. She is known for portraying Sophia Burset, a trans woman sent to prison for credit-card fraud, in the Netflix series Orange is the New Black.
Ellen Page is a Canadian actress best known for her roles in films such as Inception and Juno. Page came out as gay in remarks at the Human Rights Campaign's Time to Thrive conference in which she said "I am tired of hiding and I am tired of lying by omission."
Margaret Cho is a comedian, fashion designer, actress, author, and singer-songwriter. Cho is best known for her stand-up routines, through which she critiques social and political problems, especially those pertaining to race and sexuality. She has also directed and appeared in music videos and has her own clothing line. She has frequently supported LGBT rights and has won awards for her humanitarian efforts on behalf of women, Asians and Asian-Americans, and the LGBT community.
Jane Lynch is a Golden Globe and Emmy-Award winning film and television actress. She is best known for her role as Coach Sue Sylvester on the TV series Glee. In 2005, she was named one of Power Up's "10 Amazing Gay Women in Showbiz."