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Equality Forum LGBT 2021 Icons (Video)

By Charlotte Robinson, September 27, 2021

Equality Forum has announced 31 LGBT icons for their 16th annual LGBT History Month celebration in October. Malcolm Lazin, Equality Forum Executive Director stated, “In its 16th year, LGBT History Month will have archived 465 Icons in its database, making it the largest online resource for information on worldwide LGBT leaders. The Icons are searchable by a variety of means, including from a cloud of over 150 descriptive tags, such as Academy Award, Transgender & Politics.” The 2021 LGBT History Month Icons are Susan B. Anthony American Suffragist, W.H. Auden Poet, Frank Bruni New York Times Columnist, Frédéric Chopin Composer, David Cicilline U.S. Congressman, Mart Crowley Playwright, Ashley Diamond Transgender Prison Activist, Alice Dunbar-Nelson Author & Activist, Carlos Elizondo White House Social Secretary, Althea Garrison Transgender State Representative, R.C. Gorma Native American Artist, LZ Granderson Journalist & Commentator, Bob Hattoy Gay Rights Pioneer, Jerry Herman Award-Winning Composer, Janis Ian Singer-Songwriter, Karine Jean-Pierre Deputy White House Press Secretary, Janis Joplin Rock Star, Liberace Pianist & Entertainer, Claude McKay Author & Poet, Stacey Milbern Disability Rights Activist, Shannon Minter Transgender Supreme Court Attorney, Janelle Monáe Singer, Songwriter & Actor, Javier Morgado Executive Producer, Henry Muñoz III Designer, Entrepreneur & Leader, Johnnie Phelps Decorated WWII Veteran, Little Richard & Roll Pioneer, Swe Zin Htet Miss Universe Contestant, Mark Takano U.S. Congressman, Ritchie Torres U.S. Congressman, MaryTrump Author & Former President’s Niece & Darren Walker Ford Foundation President. Each day of October a new Icon is featured with a video, biography, downloadable images & other resources. LGBT History Month is a free educational tool available for to the media, academic institutions, organizations & the public. For More Info…

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