2018 Icons

  1. Gilbert Baker
  2. Lance Bass
  3. James Beard
  4. Elizabeth Birch
  5. Melvin Boozer
  6. Sandro Botticelli
  7. Richard Burns
  8. Jonathan Capehart
  9. Francisco Cartagena
  10. Debra Chasnoff
  11. Chi Chia-wei
  12. Meg Christian
  13. Ani DiFranco
  14. Gavin Grimm
  15. Sean Hayes
  16. Joyce Hunter
  17. Tab Hunter
  18. Dale Jennings
  19. Roberta Kaplan
  20. Steve Letsike
  21. Saul Levin
  22. Rachel Levine
  23. Tarell Alvin McCraney
  24. Ann Northrop
  25. Adam Rippon
  26. Danica Roem
  27. Michelangelo Signorile
  28. Ethel Smyth
  29. Leo Varadkar
  30. Perry Watkins
  31. Chely Wright

Ideas for the Media

  • Explore the local angle. Click here to see the local connections for each of the 31 Icons. Search by clicking on the State or City shown in the tag cloud.
  • Embed the LGBT History Month videos on your website. The Icon video of the day will update automatically each day throughout October.
  • Plan a story each week in October featuring the LGBT History Month Icons of the upcoming week.
  • Tie in to LGBT History Month with stories of LGBT Icons in your area.
  • Find a local high school or college group creating an LGBT History Month exhibit and profile the organization and their exhibit.
  • Use our photos for free! All of the LGBT high-res Icon photos can be downloaded from this site and used for coverage or promotion of LGBT History Month. Contact mlazin@equalityforum.com with any special requests.
  • For story ideas, high-res photos, additional resources, or contact assistance for LGBT History Month Icons, contact Malcolm Lazin, Executive Director, at mlazin@equalityforum.com or 215-732-3378, ext. 111.