For years, the group consisted of just male students and Del the only openly gay USC staff member at the time. GSU begins to book collection to create a gay library in their office space. GSU coordinates their first campus meetings.
Now that the U. Supreme Court has ruled on two cases dealing with gay marriage, here's a look at how the debate has touched American life over the past four decades:. Nelson case — attempt to get a marriage license in Minneapolis in May
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Colorado Civil Rights CommissionJune 4. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same sex couple because of a religious objection. A pdf file with similar content is live as of June but is not linked from the OWH website, making it generally inaccessible.
The Act was renewed three times inand Over the next 20 years various monarchs would change the impact of the legislation, but all kept it in place. The Act did not explicitly target homosexual acts between men as it also applied to sodomy between men and women and a person with an animal.
The following is a timeline of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT history. If a man has had sex with his neighbor he has been charged and convicted, he is to be considered defiled and made into a eunuch. If a man violates his own mother, it is a capital crime.
Age of consent set at 21 compared to 16 for heterosexuals and lesbians. Widely regarded as the single most important event in history of gay rights. ByGay Pride has grown to 10 regional events with more thanparticipants. May "Clause 28" of local government bill bans the "promotion" of gay relationships in schools as a "pretend" family relationship.
All rights reserved. Though police raids on gay bars were common in the 60s, on June 28,patrons of New York's Stonewall Inn said "enough. Within six months, two gay activist organizations were formed in N.
The society is the first gay rights organization as well as the oldest documented in America. After receiving a charter from the state of Illinois, the society publishes the first American publication for homosexuals, Friendship and Freedom. Soon after its founding, the society disbands due to political pressure.