2021 Icons

  1. Susan B. Anthony
  2. W.H. Auden
  3. Frank Bruni
  4. Frédéric Chopin
  5. David Cicilline
  6. Mart Crowley
  7. Ashley Diamond
  8. Alice Dunbar-Nelson
  9. Carlos Elizondo
  10. Althea Garrison
  11. R.C. Gorman
  12. LZ Granderson
  13. Bob Hattoy
  14. Jerry Herman
  15. Janis Ian
  16. Karine Jean-Pierre
  17. Janis Joplin
  18. Liberace
  19. Claude McKay
  20. Stacey Milbern
  21. Shannon Minter
  22. Janelle Monáe
  23. Javier Morgado
  24. Henry Muñoz III
  25. Johnnie Phelps
  26. Little Richard
  27. Swe Zin Htet
  28. Mark Takano
  29. Ritchie Torres
  30. Mary Trump
  31. Darren Walker

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.