Sodomy laws en masse and the modern gay rights movement
It was during this time that Los Angeles saw its first big gay movement. But the ACLU and Lambda decided to launch a concerted effort to get a case challenging a law that made intimacy a crime for same-sex couples only to the U.
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Gay Men s Chorus of Washington, DC
- A comprehensive study of female-female seagull pairing on Santa Barbara Island California creates a sensation as the first publicized observation of homosexuality in the animal kingdom. Third, the laws have been used in public debate, to justify denying gay people equal treatment and to discredit LGBT voices.
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In , GLAD received national attention for its work in winning marriage rights for same-sex couples in Massachusetts. Some historians also mark the beginning of the movement as a gay march held in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia to protest the dismissal of homosexual federal employees.
The New York Times publishes a story about a 'rare cancer seen in 41 homosexuals. August 10,