Barbara Gittings (1932-2007)
Dedicated: Tuesday, July 26, 2016
County: Philadelphia
Marker Type: City
GIS Coordinates: 39.94956-75.17609

Location: 21st & Locust Sts., Philadelphia

Marker Text: Known as the mother of the LGBT civil rights movement, Gittings, who lived here, edited The Ladder, the first wide-spread lesbian journal. She led initiatives to promote LGBT literature in libraries and to remove homosexuality’s classification as a mental illness.

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