Archive for the ‘LGBT history’ Category.
The last decade has seen several victories for LGBTQ civil rights. The Obergefell v. Hodges Supreme Court decision undoubtedly made headlines in 2015. Other milestones include local nondiscrimination ordinances, broader insurance protections, and greater media visibility. Yet as more conservative LGBTQ individuals speak up, their political ideologies raise serious questions about inclusion, diversity, racism, and […]
The LGBT community has come a long way over the years. While it is true there is still much further to go in regards to equal rights and protection under the law, the strides that have been made so far are impressive and worth noting. The important LGBT figures who inspired lawmakers to change their […]
Over the years, there have been many historic LGBT moments. Though homosexuality has been around as far back as recorded history goes, there have been countless hurdles placed along the path to equality. The right for same-sex couples to marry is a more recent victory in the United States, but it was not an easy […]