Supreme Court ruled 5-to-4 that the Constitution requires that same-sex couples be allowed to marry no matter where they live in the United States. The Pentagon announces it will begin processing transgender applicants to the military on January first, while the Department of Justice continues to appeal the ruling. International Stand Up to Bullying Day. The ruling was a culmination of decades of struggles, setbacks and victories along the road We also propose that we contact Homophile organizations throughout the country and suggest that they hold parallel demonstrations on that day. Frank Kameny soon realized the pivotal change brought by the Stonewall riots.
September 11, - The first US-televised documentary about homosexuality airs on a local station in California.
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Fanning previously served as Defense Secretary Carter's chief of staff, and also served as undersecretary of the Air Force and deputy undersecretary of the Navy. British singer Elton John discussed his bisexuality for the first time in a Rolling Stone interview. Celebrates bisexual pride; also called Bi Visibility Day. Inthe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report about five previously healthy homosexual men becoming infected with a rare type of pneumonia. It argues that after the gay liberation phase of the s and s, gay rights groups should adopt more professional public relations techniques to convey their message. Manilow came out after news of the marriage was made public in Civil resistance Coming out Consciousness raising Direct action.
On Saturday, June 27,Chicago Gay Liberation organized a march  [ full citation needed ] from Washington Square Park "Bughouse Square" to the Water Tower at the intersection of Michigan and Chicago avenues, which was the route originally planned, and then many of the participants extemporaneously marched on to the Civic Center now Richard J. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. The "Don't ask, don't tell" law, forbidding homosexual people from serving openly in the United States military, was repealed in Supreme Court ruled that all state bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional, making gay marriage legal throughout America. This is because many of their religious traditions have not "systematically condemned homosexual behaviors" in recent years.