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Equality Forum LGBT 2023 Icons (VIDEO)

By Charlotte Robinson, October 02, 2023

Equality Forum has kicked off their 18th annual LGBT History Month celebration in October by acknowledging 31 LGBT icons. Malcolm Lazin, Equality Forum Executive Director stated, “In its 18th year, LGBT History Month will have archived over 500 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 250 descriptive tags, such as Academy Award, Transgender & Politics.” The 2023 LGBTQ Icons are: Trailblazing Conductor Marin Alsop, LGBTQ Activist Chasten Buttigieg, LGBTQ Activist & Historian Madeline Davis, Author & Historian Elana Dykewomon, Trans German Politician Tessa Ganserer, Best selling Author Roxane Gay, Singer Composer Lesley Gore, Trans Activist Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, WNBA Superstar Brittney Griner, Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey,Writer & Editor Jazmine Hughes, British Actor Eddie Izzard, Pulitzer-Winning Playwright Michael R. Jackson, Actor & Comedian Leslie Jordan, Oregon Governor Tina Kotek, Pulp Fiction Pioneer Marijane Meaker, Wall Street Innovator Scott Minerd, Writer, Producer, Dirctor Ryan Murphy, 1st Out NFL Player Carl Nassib, 1st Out Trans Mayor Stu Rasmussen, Slain Naval Officer Allen Schindler Jr., Psychologist & LGBTQ Activist Charles Silverstein, Writer Andrew Solomon, Rock Star Michael Stipe, Tech Journalist Kara Swisher, Fashion Journalist AndrĂ© Leon Talley, Medical Scientist Doris Taylor, U.S, Military Activist Evelyn Thomas, South African Anglican Priest Mpho Tutu van Furth, Emmy Winning Actor Samira Wiley & Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong. Each day of October a new Icon is featured with a video, biography, downloadable images & other resources. Equality Forum coordinates LGBT History Month, produces documentary films, undertakes high-impact initiatives & presents the largest annual national & international LGBT civil rights summit. WATCH 

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