HISTORIC SITES

78th Street & 37th Avenue

Julio Rivera Corner

This street sign in Jackson Heights commemorates Julio Rivera, a gay Puerto Rican man who in 1990 was brutally attacked... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

77th Street & Broadway

Guillermo Vasquez Corner

Guillermo Vasquez was a leading gay rights, AIDS, and Latino community activist in Queens who emigrated from Colombia in 1972.... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

The New York Times81-10 35th Avenue

Community United Methodist Church

This Jackson Heights church, opened in 1923, became an important hub for diverse community groups, including LGBT groups, beginning in... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

Myrtle Avenue & Cornelia Street

March for Truth

On March 13, 1993, the March for Truth was organized by the Anti-Violence Project and Queens Gays and Lesbians United,... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

3202 Kossuth Avenue

Ronald I. Jacobowitz Residence

Bronx gay rights activist Ronald I. Jacobowitz, who lived in this apartment building from 1986 to 1994, co-founded Gay Men... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

421 5th Avenue

Brooklyn Women’s Martial Arts

Brooklyn Women’s Martial Arts (BWMA), renamed the Center for Anti-Violence Education in 1990, was founded in 1974 to teach self-defense... Learn More

Organization & Community Spaces