Saturday, December 12, 2009


Movie legend JUDY GARLAND has been named the top female gay icon of all time in a new online poll.
The late Hollywood star was voted above celebrities including Kylie Minogue and Madonna, who were named second and third respectively, and another film icon, Marilyn Monroe, who came in sixth place.
Meanwhile Sir Elton John was awarded the title for the top male gay icon in the survey by
The Rocket Man was placed above late Queen star Freddie Mercury, British actor Stephen Fry, and Faith hitmaker George Michael, as well as playwright Oscar Wilde, who rounded out the top five.
Boy George and soccer star David Beckham also made the top ten list.
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Pop star Sir Elton John and late actress Judy Garland are the top gay icons of all time, says a new list.
In a survey of over 5,000 gay men and women, which was commissioned by, homosexuals have declared John the most respected male, while Garland was named the most iconic female.
The male list was predominantly made up of gay men - including late Queen singer Freddie Mercury, British TV star Stephen Fry and 'Faith' hitmaker George Michael
- apart from soccer hunk David Beckham.

The female list included singers Kylie Minogue, Madonna and Cher, reports Contactmusic.
A spokesperson from said: "Interestingly only one of the men in the top 10 list of male celebrity gay icons isn't gay - David Beckham. And yet most of the women put on a pedestal by the gay community are straight.
"It just shows that to advocate a certain way of living, you don't have to live the lifestyle but simply be more accepting of those around you."
British TV star Paul O'Grady made both lists - as himself and cross-dressing alter ego Lily Savage.
Top Ten Male Celebrity Gay Icons of All Time:
1. Elton John
2. Freddie Mercury
3. Stephen Fry
4. George Michael
5. Oscar Wilde
6. Will Young
7. Alan Carr
8. Paul O'Grady
9. Boy George
10. David Beckham
Top Ten Female Celebrity Gay Icons:
1. Judy Garland
2. Kylie Minogue
3. Madonna
4. Cher
5. Liza Minnelli
6. Marilyn Monroe
7. Shirley Bassey
8. Lily Savage
9. Dusty Springfield
10. Barbra Streisand. (ANI)

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