Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo renamed four squares and streets in Paris’ gay neighborhood of Marais to honor four LGBTQ icons.
Honored by the city this year is Harvey Milk, Pierre Seel, Ovida Delect, and Gilbert Baker. The four new additions add to more than 40 LGBTQ people so honored since Hidalgo was elected in 2014.
Baker’s plaque also resides in yet another location renamed this year: the newly-christened Stonewall Riots Square.
“With Wednesday’s inauguration of Harvey Milk square, Ovida Delect square, Stonewall Riots square and Pierre Seel Street, Paris celebrates all #LGBTQI+ activists.,” said Mayor Hidalgo on Instagram. “#ParisIsProud and always will be!”