Gay Rights

Some articles on gay rights, gay, rights, right, gays:

Steve Endean
... Robert Endean (August 6, 1948 – August 4, 1993) was an early gay rights activist, first in Minnesota, then nationally ... In 1971, Endean founded the Minnesota Committee for Gay Rights (later Gay Rights Legislative Committee), and became the first gay and lesbian rights lobbyist in Minnesota a year later ... Along with the Minnesota Committee for Gay Rights and Democratic legislators, Endean opposed trans-inclusion and public accommodations in a statewide gay rights bill, giving as their reason the belief that the bill ...
LGBT History In Australia - The Gay Rights Movement
... Gay and lesbian rights movement groups were not organised in Australia until the late 1960s ... which formed in Melbourne in late 1969, are considered Australia's first gay rights organisations ... took place in October 1971 outside the Liberal Party headquarters in Sydney when a right-wing Christian fundamentalist stood against Tom Hughes for pre-sel ...
LGBT In Germany - Progression in East Germany (1949–1990)
... East Germany inherited the anti-gay law Paragraph 175 ... Communist gay activist Rudolf Klimmer, modeling himself on Magnus Hirschfeld and his Scientific-Humanitarian Committee, campaigned to have the law repealed, but was unsuccessful ... According to historian Heidi Minning, attempts by lesbians and gays in East Germany to establish a visible community were "thwarted at every turn by the G.D.R ...
LGBT In The United States - LGBT Interest Groups
... In the 21st century, defending homosexuals against homophobia and gay bashing and other forms of discrimination is a major element of American gay ... Among the voices for the LGBT community are Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF or The Task Force) ... Progressive gay rights organizations include the Empowering Spirits Foundation (Empowering Spirits or ESF), the Gay Lesbian Victory Fund, The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force ...
Save Our Children - Other Locations - Minneapolis–St. Paul
... Only three weeks before the voter referendum in Dade County, a state gay rights law to protect homosexuals from discrimination in employment, public services, and housing in Minnesota was defeated ... efforts of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, and once more, caught gay activists completely by surprise ... The Twin Cities' gay community was much more active than Miami's both Minneapolis and St ...

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