...she also stood up for people who were marginalized from society. This is one of the reasons why she is now considered an LGBTQ+ icon as a pioneer in the fight for gay and lesbian rights. This is mainly due to Diana's work in the fight against HIV and AIDS. In Diana's day, the disease almost wiped out a whole generation of gay men. In the mid '80s, this sexually transmitted illness was more dangerous than almost any other of its kind. As a result of this, gay men were marginalized from society. 

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