LGBTQ Issues

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by Jack
Brewster

Timeline ⏳

Jul 1, 2019

NYC Pride March Marks 50 Years Since Stonewall

New York City hosts its 50th Pride March since the Stonewall riots. With over 150,000 estimated marchers and even more people there to watch, the parade is one of the largest in the movement’s history

Jun 1, 2019

Colorado Becomes 18th State to Ban Conversion Therapy

Colorado becomes the 18th state, and the third this year behind New York, Massachusetts and Maine, to ban conversion therapy, a tactic designed to remove homosexual desire in individuals. The Colorado law specifically bans licensed doctors from employing conversion therapy on minors

May 28, 2019

Supreme Court Won't Decide On Transgender Bathroom Case

The Supreme Court rejects an appeal from a Pennsylvania school students that asked for a review of a school policy allowing transgender individuals to use locker rooms and restrooms that correlate with their gender identities. 

Apr 15, 2019

Pete Buttigieg's Makes History Kissing Husband

Buttigieg's kiss with husband is met with cheers at his campaign announcement

Apr 14, 2019

Pete Buttigieg Announces 2020 Campaign for President

Pete Buttigieg, a Democratic mayor from South Bend, Indiana known affectionately as "Mayor Pete," officially launches his campaign for the White House. Buttigieg, who would be the first openly gay U.S. president, kisses his husband during the ceremony – a symbolic moment for some of his trailblazing candidacy

Apr 10, 2019

Buttigieg Challenges Religious Right on Morality

Buttigieg creates backlash after questioning morality of Mike Pence

Apr 2, 2019

Lori Lightfoot Wins Chicago Mayoral Race, Becoming First Black Woman and Openly Gay Politician to Do So

Lori Lightfoot cruises to a historic victory in Chicago's mayoral race. Lightfoot, deemed an outsider, knocked off the establishment candidate, Toni Preckwinkle, in the runoff. She will replace the embattled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Jan 22, 2019

Supreme Court Allows Transgender Military Ban To Go Into Effect

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court rules in favor of permitting Trump's transgender military ban to go into effect

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