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Nominations are now open for 2022 LGBT History Month icons

Nominations are now open for 2022 LGBT History Month icons

Each year in October, Equality Forum spotlights 31 LGBTQ individuals, living or dead, who have made significant contributions to the community. Nominations are now open for the 2022 class of LGBT History Month icons.

Selection Criteria

Nominated LGBTQ Icons may be living or dead, national or international. Selection is based on one or more of the following criteria.

The nominee is:

  • Distinguished in their field of endeavor 

  • A national hero 

  • A significant contributor to LGBTQ civil rights 

Nominations can be submitted here. The deadline is Friday, Dec. 10, 2021.

Since 2009, San Diego LGBT News has shared Equality Forum's icons with our readers. View our archive of LGBT History Month icons here.