Kathy Kozachenko won a seat to the Ann Harbor, MichiganCity Council inbecoming the first out American to be elected to public office. Then something happened that led me to think through my position in a much deeper way. But it has been a long and bumpy road for gay rights proponents, who are still advocating for employment, housing and transgender rights. Baker designed and stitched together the first rainbow flagwhich he unveiled at a pride parade in Supreme Court ruling that enabled it to mail the magazine through the postal service.
The triumphant gay revolutionLinda Hirshman discuses the major events, struggles and success of the gay movement in the United States.
Homosexuals were in all branches of the armed forces, from paper pushing to front line combat. This leads to a bigger question about the exact nature of rights LGBT activists were fighting for throughout history, and how that affected how they fought People back in the s cared more about the issues about abortion than they did about sexuality. Such police harassment was hardly uncommon at the time, but this particular raid proved to be the last straw.
Civil Rights Movement The civil rights movement was a struggle for social justice that took place mainly during the s and s for blacks to gain equal rights under the law in the United States.