29. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders
Despite her short tenure as Surgeon General from September 1993 to December 1994, Elders made necessary waves — waves that got her fired. Far ahead of the game, Elders championed teaching masturbation and distributing condoms in sex ed classes. But, the powers that be (President Bill Clinton and his administration), weren't having it. She was fired on New Year's Eve Day of 1994. She's also a vocal pro-choice advocate.