2022 Icons

  1. Hans Christian Andersen
  2. Robina Asti
  3. Richard Avedon
  4. Ninia Baehr & Genora Dancel
  5. Sue Bird
  6. Victor Blackwell
  7. Matt Bomer
  8. Raphael Bostic
  9. Jennifer Finney Boylan
  10. Kate Brown
  11. Nancy Cárdenas
  12. Kitty Cone
  13. Robert Cutler
  14. André De Shields
  15. Lea Delaria
  16. Anna Elizabeth Dickinson
  17. Masha Gessen
  18. Ron Gold
  19. Radclyffe Hall
  20. Bell Hooks
  21. Jazz Jennings
  22. Mondaire Jones
  23. Stephen Lachs
  24. Lawrence of Arabia
  25. Lance Loud
  26. James Merrill
  27. Rudolf Nureyev
  28. J. Paul Oetken
  29. Amy Schneider
  30. Amy Walter
  31. Alice Wu

HIV/AIDS Activist

Zackie Achmat
South African Activist
2013 Icon
Virginia Apuzzo
Pioneering Activist
2016 Icon
Melvin Boozer
Gay Pioneer          
2018 Icon
Richard Burns
Movement Leader
2018 Icon
Michael Callen
AIDS Activist
2014 Icon
Chi Chia-wei
Taiwanese Gay Pioneer
2018 Icon
Zhou Dan
Chinese Gay Pioneer
2007 Icon
Felicia Elizondo
Transgender Activist & Author
2020 Icon
Keith Haring
Artist
2006 Icon
Bob Hattoy
Gay Rights Pioneer
2021 Icon
Chris Hughes
Entrepreneur
2012 Icon
Joyce Hunter
Gay Pioneer          
2018 Icon
Elton John
Musician
2006 Icon
Marsha P. Johnson
Stonewall Veteran
2017 Icon
Cleve Jones
Founder of NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
2008 Icon
Bill T. Jones
Dancer and choreographer
2008 Icon
Father Mychal Judge
Hero
2006 Icon
Billie Jean King
Athlete
2007 Icon
Michael Kirby
Supreme Court Justice       
2011 Icon
Larry Kramer
Playwright/AIDS Activist
2006 Icon
Kiyoshi Kuromiya
Author/AIDS Activist
2010 Icon
Tony Kushner
Playwright
2008 Icon
Stephen Lachs
World’s First Out Judge
2022 Icon
Steve Letsike
South African Activist
2018 Icon
Greg Louganis
Olympic gold medalist
2008 Icon
Bernárd Lynch
Catholic Priest
2020 Icon
Nancy Mahon
Philanthropy Advocate
2007 Icon
Robert Mapplethorpe
Photographer
2008 Icon
David Mixner
Political Activist
2020 Icon
Paul Monette
Author and HIV/AIDS Activist
2009 Icon
Simon Nkoli
South African Activist
2013 Icon
Ann Northrop
Pioneering AIDS Activist & Journalist
2018 Icon
Jean O’Leary
Pioneering Activist
2016 Icon
Gene Robinson
First openly gay Episcopal bishop  
2008 Icon
Ashok Row Kavi
Indian Gay Pioneer and Journalist
2016 Icon
Vito Russo
Film Historian 
2013 Icon
Randy Shilts
Author and AIDS journalist
2008 Icon
Michelangelo Signorile
Journalist & Radio Host
2018 Icon
Peter Staley
AIDS Activist
2017 Icon
Tom Stoddard
Equality Attorney
2015 Icon
Lou Sullivan
Transgender Activist     
2014 Icon
Sylvester
Singer and Songwriter
2014 Icon
Laxmi Narayan Tripathi
Indian Transgender Rights Activist
2020 Icon
Urvashi Vaid
Activist
2009 Icon
Phill Wilson
AIDS Activist
2006 Icon
Pedro Zamora
AIDS Activist
2011 Icon
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