LBGTQ RIGHTS TIMELINE

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  • Mental Disorder?

    Mental Disorder?
    The APA put that being homosexual was a type of mental disorder known as Sociopathic Disturbance Disorder.
  • Decriminalization

    Decriminalization
    Illinois was the first to decriminalize homosexuality
  • GAY RIGHTS MARCH

    GAY RIGHTS MARCH
    After police raided the Stonewall Inl in 1969 thousands of people got together to march for gay right.
  • Lambda Legal

    Lambda Legal
    The first legal firm to fight for equal rights for same sex couples
  • APA

    APA
    The APA with the vote of 5,854 - 3,810 removed homosexuality from it's listing as a mental disorder
  • Havery Milk

    Havery Milk
    The first person to be elected as City Supervisor, was then murdered by the City Supervisor before him, His death inspired the making of the Gay Rights rainbow flag
  • DON'T ASK DON'T TELL

    DON'T ASK DON'T TELL
    Bill Clinton signed the Don't Ask Don't Tell Act for the people in the military so that LBGTQ people would not be discriminated against.
  • Hate Crime Sentencing Act

    Hate Crime Sentencing Act
    Meaning that Judges are able to to lay on more strict charges for a person that attacked a person because of their race , religion and sexual organization.
  • GAY MARRIAGE

    GAY MARRIAGE
    Gay Marriage became legal nationwide !