This timeline provides information about the gay rights movement in the United States from to the present: including the Stonewall riots; the contributions of Harvey Milk; the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy; the first civil unions; the legalization of same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York; and more. Go to International Policies on Same-Sex Marriage for an updated list on which countries have legalized gay marriage. Caffe Cino is credited with starting the Off-Off-Broadway theater movement.
Cleveland, OH schuenem ucc. To read the full timeline, click here. A Senate hearing reveals the majority of State Department dismissals are based on accusations of homosexuality; Senate approves wide-ranging investigation of homosexuals "and other moral perverts" in national government.
We are looking ahead to the future, ever dedicated to finding ways the Fund can make a unique contribution to this very special place in which we live. A survey supported by the Haas, Jr. The first-of-its-kind survey marks an effort to make demographic data on the philanthropic workforce more accessible and to promote more transparency about the experiences and perspectives of LGBTQ workers in the field.
Check out our interactive infographic to see progress toward the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Health objectives and other Healthy People topic areas. Improve the health, safety, and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT individuals. LGBT individuals encompass all races and ethnicities, religions, and social classes.
Around the world, people are under attack for who they love, how they dress, and ultimately for who they are. In too many countries, being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex LGBTI means living with daily discrimination. From name-calling and bullying, to being denied a job or appropriate healthcare, the range of unequal treatment faced is extensive and damaging.
A growing number of governments around the world are considering whether to grant legal recognition to same-sex marriages. So far, more than two dozen countries have enacted national laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry, mostly in Europe and the Americas. In Mexico, some jurisdictions allow same-sex couples to wed, while others do not.
Subscribe to receive weekly Gallup News alerts. Never miss our latest insights. Of 21 personal behaviors and practices measured, Americans agree most widely that birth control is morally acceptable and that extramarital affairs are morally wrong.
Human Rights Watch protects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people who are subject to discrimination and violence—and sometimes even torture or execution—because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. In recent months, our efforts have led to positive impact in several countries. In Malawi, Human Rights Watch helped secure a pardon for a same-sex couple sentenced to 14 years with hard labor for celebrating a traditional engagement ceremony. In May, Human Rights Watch helped secure a pardon for a Malawian same-sex couple sentenced to 14 years with hard labor for celebrating a traditional engagement ceremony.
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On early Sunday morning, 49 people were killed and 53 injured inside Orlando's gay nightclub Pulse. Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump has renewed his call for a "Muslim ban" while Democrat Hillary Clinton responded by demanding tougher legislation on gun control. As condolences and policy proposals stream in, we took a look at the history and make-up of the community hit by this tragedy.