Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights in the United States vary by jurisdiction.Since June 26, 2003, sexual activity between consenting adults of the same sex as well as same-sex cents of a close age has been legal nationwide, pursuant to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Lawrence v.
Jul 27, 2017 · WASHINGTON — The Trump administration abruptly waded into the culture wars over gay rights this week, signaling in three separate actions that it will use the powers of the federal government to roll back civil rights for gay and transgender people. Without being asked, the Justice Department
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Apr 14, 2018 · Nation ; In ‘protest suicide,’ lawyer famed for gay rights cases burns himself to death in New York
Same-sex rights in Canada have come a long way since 1965. That year, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a ruling that labelled Everett Klippert a “dangerous sexual offender” and threw him in prison for admitting he was gay and that he had sex with other men. Today, homosexual Canadians enjoy much
Civil Rights Act of 1964; Long title: An act to enforce the constitutional right to vote, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States of America to provide injunctive relief against discrimination in public accommodations, to authorize the Attorney General to institute suits to protect constitutional rights in public
Gay rights movement: Gay rights movement, civil rights movement that advocates equal rights for gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, and transsexuals; seeks to eliminate sodomy laws barring homosexual acts between consenting adults; and calls for an end to discrimination against gay men and lesbians in employment, credit
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Aug 25, 2017 · The city of Manchester will be celebrating Pride at the weekend, which is a big event in support of gay rights.
Andrew Garfield found himself in hot water on Monday with the LGBTQ community, after saying,”I am a gay man right now, just without the physical act”