Most people consider inventions in the realm of science, and indeed many of the LGBTQ inventors on the list have been particularly active in the field of computer science.
Well-known inventors are particularly prominent in medicine and engineering. The profession is led by such LGBTQ icons as Great Britain’s Sir Francis Bacon, who is considered the father of modern science, though Italy’s Leonardo Da Vinci preceded him. However, there have also been great inventors in the areas of photography, fashion, and art forms.
LGBTQ inventors have had a remarkable impact on society. The process of invention involves a great degree of imagination and creativity, and the LGBTQ community is particularly exceptional with these talents.
The list includes America’s George Washington Carver, who invented peanut butter, Great Britain’s Alan Turing, who invented the computer process, Sophie Wilson who invented video architecture, and Brazil’s Alberto Santos-Dumont, who invented various types of airplanes. There have also been several prominent transgender inventors throughout history.
We have identified many notable LGBTQ inventors, from Brazil, Colombia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, and the United States.