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(The copyright is from 1997 - some of the people on this list are known to have been bisexual, while others have been noted as queer/gay post-death (from letters and family and friends). While some are arguable, it would be safer to never assume one’s full sexual preference.)
Charlotte Cushman (1816-1876)
American Acress of the Stage
Opening words to Charlotte Cushman’s memoirs reads, “I was born a tomboy.”
Cushman goes on to write when she was a kid, she would crack open the heads of her dolls to examine their brains and try to understand their thoughts.
Romantically, she was linked to: American painter Rosalie Scully, English poet Eliza Cooke and American sculptor Emma Stebbins (with whom she had a 20 year relationship)