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From Gay To Z: Out And Proud Celebs

These 26 celebrities are out and proud members of the LGBT community!

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C Is For Chaz Bono

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Chaz Bono, Cher's son, is famous for his gender reassignment. Chaz has appeared as a contestant on on Dancing with the Stars and a guest judge on RuPaul's Drag Race, and he has been the subject of two OWN documentaries.

E Is For Ellen Degeneres

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Everybody knows and loves Ellen, especially her wife Portia de Rossi. After coming out on her sitcom in the 90s, she's become a talk show legend. This year, Ellen will host the Oscars for the second time! She's also developing a show with a lesbian lead for NBC.

I Is For Ian McKellen

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Dumbledore isn't the only gay wizard. Okay, so he might not be Gandalf the Gay, but Sir Ian McKellen is a friend of Dorothy. McKellen came out in 1988 and has been an activist ever since. His gay sitcom is coming to PBS this year.

P Is For Paul Iacono

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Best known as the titular character in MTV's Hard Times of R.J. Berger, Paul Iacono came out in 2012. He starred in the 2013 film G.B.F., about two closeted high schoolers. Watch him be interviewed by Sally Jessy Raphael while riding a mechanical bull.

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The Supermodel of the World shot to fame with a string of dance hits in the 90s. Since then, RuPaul has sung with Diana Ross and Elton John, hosted a VH1 talk show, and modeled for MAC Cosmetic's Viva Glam campaign! Nowadays, of course, Ru hosts RuPaul's Drag Race - season 6 premieres Monday, FebRUary 24th at 9/8c, the same day Ru's new album Born Naked is released.

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YAAAAS! Drag queens! ALL of the sickening glamazons from RuPaul's Drag Race are out and proud LGBTQ performers! Season 4 winner Sharon Needles and season 5 winner Jinkx Monsoon made OUT magazine's OUT100 list in 2012 and 2013 respectively. Relive Drag Race HERstory with the LogoTV app (or watch online) ahead of the season 6 premiere on Monday, FebRUary 24th at 9/8c!

V Is For Venus Xtravaganza

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Paris Is Burning introduced the world to ball culture and its stars, like Octavia St Laurent, Pepper LaBeija and Venus Xtravaganza. With lessons on reading, shade and serving realness, it has since become essential viewing. A new play exploring Venus Xtravaganza's life and untimely death (she was found strangled to death and shoved under a bed!) is in the works.

X Is For Xavier Dolan

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Canadian film director Xavier Dolan won three awards at Cannes Film Festival when he was just 19. His film Heartbeats chronicles the story of two best friends (a gay male, played by Dolan, and a straight female) who fall for the same guy. He's also very, very cute.

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