In a recent poll published by, Angelina Jolie was named this year's "Ultimate Lesbian Heroine." The poll results spanned over 2,600 lesbians, and the Lara Croft: Tomb Raider star was proclaimed the victor.

"Angelina was the clear winner; and she also has a dark side which many lesbians like too. All of the ladies in the poll appeal to women of all ages," said a spokesman for One Poll who carried out the survey.

She was ranked above Madonna, Pink and former tennis player Martina Navratilova due to her figure, physique and fashion sense.

Some older favorites also made the list, such as Liza Minnelli and Dolly Parton. Most of the top 10 were newer to the list.

"Lady Gaga is a new entry. The singer recently preformed at Glastonbury with a see-through bubble coat and fire-spitting bra," said the spokesman.

The complete top 20 ranking of lesbian heroines are:

1. Angelina Jolie
2. Madonna
3. Pink
4. Martina Navratilova
5. Ellen Degeneres
6. Kylie Minogue
7. Lady Gaga
8. Annie Lennox
9. Beyoncé
10. Germaine Greer
11. Liza Minnelli
12. Gwen Stefani
13. Cher
14. Janet Jackson
15. Tori Amos
16. Britney Spears
17. Cyndi Lauper
18. Scarlett Johansson
19. Sarah Jessica Parker
20. Dolly Parton

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Story by Max Fischer
Starpulse contributing writer