Equality for LGBT people is today’s defining civil rights issues, and the music industry is playing a significant part.
In honor of LGBT Pride Month, Billboard magazine looks back at some of the most important music-related moments in LGBT progress, including:
• Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! comes out as transgender
• Adam Lambert is the first out gay man to earn No. 1 album
• Frank Ocean comes out
• “Same Love” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
• Fun. establishes the Ally Coalition