Pro footballer turned minister Ken Hutcherson was one of Washington State's most fervent campaigners against marriage equality.
Reed, rumored to have had relationships with men as well as women, was one of the first rock stars to feature gay and transgender people in his songs.
The state funeral of legendary gay rights activist José Julio Sarria was a combination events: The social event of the season, a glittering photo op, and a deeply emotional tribute to a stellar figure in the LGBT movement.
Well known for portraying Harry Potter's obnoxious uncle, Griffiths also played noteworthy gay roles.
Pauline Phillips, who wrote the Dear Abby column for many years, often advocated for acceptance of LGBT people.