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41. Indigo Girls

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Amy Ray and Emily Saliers make up the folk rock duo The Indigo Girls. Both Emily and Amy are out lesbians and advocates for gay and lesbian rights.

42. Angeline Jolie

Angelina Jolie
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Angelina Jolie not only plays lesbian and bisexual roles, she is open about the fact that she is bisexual and has had relationships with both men and women. In a move rare for Hollywood, Jolie is open about her attractions and relationships with women. She was in a relationship with Jenny Shimizu, her co-star in Foxfire in 1996.

43. Rosie Jones

Rosie Jones
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Rosie Jones is a LPGA golfer. Jones has won 13 Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) titles. She has been on the tour since 1982. She had four top-three finishes in 2002. In 2003 she won the Asahi Ryokuken International Championship at Mount Vintage.

44. Barbara Jordan

Photograph by Tom O'Halloran, 1976 April 7, Courtesy of the Library of Congress
Barbara Jordan was an accomplished politician from Texas. Although she was in a long-term relationship with another woman for more than 20 years, she never publicly came out. It was only after her death in 1996 that the press reported about her sexual orientation.

45. Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo
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1907-1954. Mexican painter Frida Kahlo had affairs with both men and women, including her husband's mistresses. She has also been linked to movie stars Dorlores del Rio, Paulette Goddard and Maria Felix, among others. Her painting Two Nudes in a Forest (1939) clearly shows her attraction and love of women.

46. Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King
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Lesbian tennis player Billie Jean King is best known for defeating Bobbie Riggs in the "Battle of the Sexes" in 1973. Riggs was a former tennis pro who was critical of King and women playing sports. At age 55, Riggs bragged that women played so poorly that he could beat the best women's player in the world. In front of more than 30,000 spectators and a television audience estimated at 50 million people, King beat Riggs. The game was considered significant in making strides for women in sports.

47. kd lang

kd lang
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Grammy winner kd lang began her career in country music and caused more of a stir coming out as a vegetarian than as a lesbian.

48. Lucy Liu

Lucy Liu
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No, actress Lucy Liu is not a lesbian, but she did have some fun things to say about kissing girls and how people think she is a lesbian.

49. Kristanna Loken

Kristanna Loken
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Kristanna Loken, star of Terninator 3, Bloodrayne and The L Word came out in a 2006 interview with Curve magazine.

50. Karina Lombard

Karina Lombard as Marina
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Karina Lombard is not a lesbian, but she played Marina on The L Word.
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