Advancing LGBT Civil Rights

LGBT Historic Markers

Equality Forum applies for and oversees the installation of government approved, "nationally significant" LGBT historic markers. Each reflects an important person or seminal event for the LGBT civil rights movement. Philadelphia has more government approved, nationally significant LGBT historic markers than any other city worldwide.

Anna Elizabeth Dickinson
(1870s – 1880s)

Alain Locke
(1920s - 1930s)

Billie Holiday

Marc Blitzstein
(1930s -1960s)

Barbara Gittings Residence

Dewey’s Sit-In

Gay Pioneers 
(1965 - '69)

John E. Fryer, M.D.
(1972 - '73)

Giovanni’s Room

Philadelphia Conference

AIDS Library of Philadelphia

Edie Windsor



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