Welcome to QueerBio.com
The goal of QueerBio.com is to be the definitive online biographical reference source for the international LGBTQ community. Its database lists over 7,500 contemporary and historical figures who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer, and includes artists, sports figures, politicians, entertainers, business leaders, academics, activists, and more. The database is widely international in scope and is an ideal source for research and analysis with full search and sort functionality.
The mission is to inspire, educate, and motivate all generations of LGBTQ individuals and others through a collective knowledge of this international community.
Search for a Biography
To search for an individual from the database of over 7,500 biographies, simply type the name in the Search Box located in the top right hand corner of this Home Page and click on GO.
Alternatively, you can view and scroll through the entire list of biographies by viewing the All Biographies section.
To search for LGBTQ individuals with a common characteristic (examples: all Nobel Prize winners, all Writers, all Politicians, all Tony Award winners, all Olympic Gold medal winners, all individuals of a specific nationality) simply type the characteristic in the Search Box located in the top right hand corner of this Home Page and click on GO. Results of your search will be displayed alphabetically by Last Name. A second Search Box will be displayed for you to search within the database of individuals with that common characteristic.
Subscribe to our Weekly Email Biography Newsletter
By subscribing to our weekly email Biography Newsletter you will receive a weekly email containing informative stories about notable international LGBTQ individuals or groups.
Bonham Centre Awards Gala
Annual Awards established in 2007 to recognize individuals or groups that have made a significant contribution to the advancement and education of human rights issues surrounding sexual education. Click here to find out more about the Bonham Centre Awards, past recipients, and present nominees.
Our goal is to make QueerBio.com the go-to website for global biographical information on LGBTQ identified individuals. To do this requires a serious commitment of people and resources, so we need your help to fund and help this project grow. Click here for more information.
Did You Know?
To achieve the financial status of billionaire puts an individual in a very small, high profile group. Assuming it was earned (versus inherited), it connotes a high degree of success and accomplishment. Along with it comes a great burden of responsibility to a community and the world at large.
To be LGBTQ and a billionaire puts additional pressure on an individual and makes them that much more unique. Historically, it would have been difficult to be so high profile and public about one's sexuality because being a billionaire imposed a need to socialize in a broad financial and political world that regarded homosexuality as taboo. Today, the constraints about personal sexuality in many parts of the world are not as severe, and hence we can identify billionaires who publicly acknowledge they are LGBTQ.
We have identified a number of individuals, both historical and contemporary, who can be classified as billionaires. To see the complete list Click Here
Directory of past 'Did You Know?' Articles See Here