The music legend was not only a role model, but an ally.
The 21-year-old made a big impression on his high school, as well as several prominent LGBTQ organizations.
A true Renaissance woman, Bowen packed five lives into her one.
The Tony-winner, who also starred in La Cage aux Folles, is survived by his husband.
Weller helped found the Gay Rights National Lobby, predecessor to the Human Rights Campaign.
Gallagher represented the U.S. in a variety of countries, including some where he could have been imprisoned or killed for being gay.
Hunter came out publicly in a 2005 autobiography.