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

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

201 West 13th Street

Metropolitan-Duane United Methodist Church

Openly gay Reverend C. Edward “Ed” Egan, Jr. led the Metropolitan-Duane United Methodist Church from 1971 to 1977, when he... 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

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

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