30. Missy Higgins
Born 19 August 1983, the Australian singer-songwriter has had multiple number one albums in her home country and her songs have been featured on the television shows Grey’s Anatomy and One Tree Hill. She made her acting debut in 2010 in the Aboriginal musical film Bran Nue Dae and also performed on several Lillith Fair tour dates.
29. Vanessa Carlton
Born August 16, 1980, the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter publicly came out as bisexual in 2010 while headlining Nashville Pride. She has toured with Stevie Nicks and Third Eye Blind, and is currently working on her next release, Rabbits On the Run (slated for a June 21, 2011 release).
28. Sarah Waters
Born July 21, 1966 the award-winning novelist penned such lesbian favorites as Tipping the Velvet, Affinity and Fingersmith, all of which have been adapted for the screen. Her novel The Night Watch is also being adapted into a 90-minute film by the BBC.