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Black LGBTQ Heroes You Need to Know About

Maria Perez
Maria Perez
Feb 26, 2020 - 7:00

Throughout the month of February, Black pioneers are celebrated for making history and the legacy they left behind. Black LGBTQ heroes have also left their impact on equal rights and the civil rights movement.

“Black LGBTQ people were key leaders in the civil rights movement, and Black leaders have been at the forefront of the struggle for LGBTQ equality from the very start. At this juncture in our ongoing struggle to realize America’s promise of equality and justice for all, we know that our work is not complete until the most marginalized within our LGBTQ community have achieved equality,” said HRC President Alphonso David in a previous

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2 Replies to “Black LGBTQ Heroes You Need to Know About”

  1. Thank you for posting about these people and recognizing the contributions of lgbtq black folks. Keep it up! We need more stories like this, not just during black history month.

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