"The Doll" became famous after charming audiences in Clint Eastwood's 1997 film Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.
The founder of the Eagle Forum spent a lifetime fighting equality for LGBT people.
The great comic actor, playing often zany but always recognizably human characters, was an inspiration to his fans.
El Divo de Juarez died Sunday, but his legacy as an LGBT Latino icon must not be forgotten.
The New York Times said Rykiel "created chic ready-to-wear clothes that caught on around the world with generations of women on the go." She was 86.
He was the author of The Advocate's definitive history and a number of books about LGBT culture.
A fixture of late night infomercials in the late '90s and early 2000s, Miss Cleo succumbed to cancer a decade after coming out.