HISTORIC SITES

33-23 171st Street

Manford Family Residence

In 1972, Queens schoolteacher Jeanne Manford publicly spoke out in support of her gay son Morty at a time when... Learn More

Residences
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

46-09 31st Avenue

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

From October 1995 until at least December 1999, Queens/SAGE, a social services and support group for LGBT senior citizens (unaffiliated... Learn More

Organization & Community 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

77-02 Broadway

Love Boat

The Love Boat was a popular gay Latino bar and dance space in Elmhurst, situated on the border of Jackson... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

89th Street & 37th Avenue

Queens Pride Parade

In 1993, the inaugural Queens Pride Parade and Multicultural Festival took place in the historically gay neighborhood of Jackson Heights... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

43rd Street & Skillman Avenue

St. Pat’s for All Parade

In 2000, the inaugural St. Pat’s for All Parade took place in the historically Irish neighborhoods of Sunnyside and Woodside,... 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