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Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon- pioneers of the Lesbian Rights Movement. Del and Phyllis were wed on February 12, 2004. In the same year they celebrated their 51st anniversary. They were married for 55 years. Unfortunately at 87 Del passed away. Del and Phyllis will always be a powerful and inspiring story for not only the LGBT community, but the world as well.

Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin were two of the founders of the Daughters of Bilitis, started in San Francisco in 1955.