History of the Gay Rights Movement in the United States

StonewallI am often asked about the history of the gay rights movement in the United States. To better answer that question, I’ve searched the web for some articles on the topic. I present them here for your review.

• This article gives a brief history of the movement from 1779 to 2004 (when MA legalized same-sex marriage]: The American Gay Rights Movement: A Short History by Tom Head

• This is a timeline through June, 2009: The American Gay Rights Movement: A Timeline

[Sources: About.com and infoplease.com]

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Disclaimer:  The information, comments and links posted on the blog do not constitute legal advice.   I will not respond to any specific legal questions in the comments section of this blog. Read my entire disclaimer.

copyright 2011 Irene C. Olszewski

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One comment on “History of the Gay Rights Movement in the United States

  1. Kim says:

    Legal suit defines homosexual “stable family relationships” through HUD/federal and state interpretation by local judgement WILL help. A president has been set that opens the door wide from 1989. I beg you, please look!!!!

    HANN v. HOUSING AUTH. OF EASTON

    UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA

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