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LGBT History Month

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

Meet LGBT History Month icon Mark Takano

(Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month, celebrated annually to recognize the notable achievements of LGBT people throughout time. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDLGBTN will publish their story.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Swe Zin Htet

Meet LGBT History Month icon Swe Zin Htet

(Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month, celebrated annually to recognize the notable achievements of LGBT people throughout time. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDLGBTN will publish their story.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Little Richard

Meet LGBT History Month icon Little Richard

(Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month, celebrated annually to recognize the notable achievements of LGBT people throughout time. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDLGBTN will publish their story.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Janelle Monáe

Meet LGBT History Month icon Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe is an eight-time Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter and an award-winning actor and activist. Known for her bold fashion choices and music videos, which she calls her “emotion pictures,” Monáe describes herself as a nerdy polymath, Afrofuturist storyteller and pansexual android.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Johnnie Phelps

Meet LGBT History Month icon Johnnie Phelps

(Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month, celebrated annually to recognize the notable achievements of LGBT people throughout time. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDLGBTN will publish their story.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Henry Muñoz III

Meet LGBT History Month icon Henry Muñoz III

(Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month, celebrated annually to recognize the notable achievements of LGBT people throughout time. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDLGBTN will publish their story.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Javier Morgado

Meet LGBT History Month icon Javier Morgado

(Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month, celebrated annually to recognize the notable achievements of LGBT people throughout time. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDLGBTN will publish their story.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Shannon Minter

Meet LGBT History Month icon Shannon Minter

(Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month, celebrated annually to recognize the notable achievements of LGBT people throughout time. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDLGBTN will publish their story.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Stacey Milbern

Meet LGBT History Month icon Stacey Milbern

(Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month, celebrated annually to recognize the notable achievements of LGBT people throughout time. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDLGBTN will publish their story.