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Which Badass LGBT Woman In History Are You?

So many ladies, so little time.

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  1. New York City
    New York City
    Texas
    Texas
    A Greek Island
    A Greek Island
    Berlin
    Berlin
    San Francisco
    San Francisco
    Paris
    Paris
  2. Your Art Collection
    Your Art Collection
    Your education
    Your education
    Your SNL DVD collection
    Your SNL DVD collection
    Your bookshelf and its contents
    Your bookshelf and its contents
    Your clothes
    Your clothes
    Your travels
    Your travels
  3. "Like the ideal vacuum, you're the only thing in my universe."
    "Are you a camera? Because every time I look at you, I smile."
    "An arrow just hit my Achilles heel and I fell for you."
    "There is no burden of proof for how fine you are."
    "I don't have a library card, but do you mind if I check you out?"
    "Fascinating. I've been looking at your eyes all night long, 'cause I've never seen such dark eyes with so much light in them."

Which Badass LGBT Woman In History Are You?

You got: Audre Lorde

Both a badass and a self-proclaimed "warrior", poet and author Audre Lorde was the absolute queen of doing things her own way. She used her writing to confront racism, sexism, and homophobia – as any badass should.

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You got: Sally Ride

As the first female U.S. astronaut in space, Dr. Sally Ride was one fierce, fearless, and down-right unstoppable individual. While studying at Stanford, she beat out nearly 1,000 other applicants for a spot in NASA's program. That's pretty much the textbook definition of being a historical badass.

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You got: Sappho

Although this greek poet is a bit of mystery, everyone knows that Sappho is the original queer badass. Born on the island of Lesbos she has left behind a huge amount of poetry and work. Her legacy has certainly endured, as her name is also the origin of the word "sapphic" – you go, gurl!

Sappho
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You got: Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein was an avid art lover and an American writer of novels, poetry and plays. She was also a complete badass. She hung out with Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, and F. Scott Fitzgerald in her salon like it was no big deal. She remained a devoted partner to Alice B. Toklas for many many years, and nothing is more badass than being a romantic. *swoon*

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You got: Virginia Woolf

Everyone loves an angsty badass, and Woolf is the original. Born into a wealthy London family, she wrote ten novels in addition to various essays and short stories. Famous to this day for her writing style, she has proven that literary ladies absolutely do it best.

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You got: Jackie "Moms" Mabley

Nobody messes with Moms Mabley! A pioneering lesbian comedian, she was the first woman to perform at the Apollo theatre. That achievement, plus her IDGAF attitude, make her one historical badass you need to know about.

Jackie "Moms" Mabley
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You got: Barbara Jordan

Driven, intelligent, and a complete badass – Barbara Jordan did whatever she needed to do in order to reach her goals. A lawyer from Houston, she would later become the first woman elected to the Texas Senate in 1966. President Lyndon Johnson recognized her complete awesomeness, inviting her to the White House for a preview of his 1967 civil rights message.

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You got: Marlene Dietrich

Equally famous for her movie roles and many sexual escapades, Marlene Dietrich is a seriously sexy historical badass. The German actress could sing, dance, act, and wear a tux better than anyone around at the time – or around today for that matter.

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