JAMES HORMEL, URVASHI VAID, STEPHEN SONDHEIM,TYLER CLEMENTI AND DOLORES ALEXANDERTO BE ADDED AT 6/23 CEREMONY (NEW YORK, NY, JUNE 1, 2022) On June 23, 2022, five LGBTQ icons will be added to the National LGBTQ Wall of Honor at the Stonewall Inn in New York City.

The honor wall was inaugurated in 2019 in a partnership between the Imperial Court and the National LGBTQ Task Force. That year, 50 names were added to the wall to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.

This year, the following individuals will be added to the wall: James Hormel, a philanthropist and the first openly LGBT person to represent the United States as an ambassador, died August 13 at the age of 88.