The local fashion designer and shopkeeper also made his own mayoral chains and they are fabulous.
Sometimes you've just got to confront the tabloids head on.
The World of Wonder initiative aims to give back to LGBTQ+ Nightlife
There's a good chance he's not even aware of the connection though.
After being called a slur, Henry Bethell delivered what's become known as the "punch heard round the world."
And you can help them do it.
Fewer people contributed more to the fight for LGBTQ+ people and women more than Lyon and her longtime partner, Del Martin.