Great Events from History: LGBTQ Events, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1682175928
  • ISBN-13: 9781682175927
  • DDC: 306.76
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1100 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Chronicles important historical events that have identified, defined, and legally established the rights of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Publisher's note.
Editor's Introduction.
Complete List of Contents.
A-Z List of Contents.
1: Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention.
2: Whitman Publishes Leaves of Grass.
3: Mary Edwards Walker is Awarded the Medal of Honor.
4: Karl Heinrich Ulrichs Speaks Publicly for Gay and Lesbian Rights.
5: Kertbeny Coins the Terms “Homosexual” and “Heterosexual”.
6: Westphal Advocates Medical Treatment for Sexual Inversion.
7: United Kingdom Criminalizes “Gross Indecency”.
8: Two-Spirit American Indian Visits Washington, D.C..
9: Alice Mitchell Found Guilty of Murdering Her Lover.
10: Oscar Wilde is Convicted of Gross Indecency.
11: Der Eigene Is Published as First Journal on Homosexuality.
12: Raffalovich Publishes Uranisme et Unisexualite.
13: Ellis Publishes Sexual Inversion.
14: Hirschfeld Founds the Scientific-Humanitarian Committee.
15: Transgender Reporter Covers Spanish-American War Revolts.
16: Police Arrest “Los 41” in Mexico City.
17: Stein Writes Q.E.D..
18: Freud Rejects Third-Sex Theory.
19: Friedlaender Breaks with the Scientific-Humanitarian Committee.
20: The Eulenburg Affair Scandalizes Germany's Leadership.
21: Carpenter Publishes The Intermediate Sex.
22: Barney Opens Her Paris Salon.
23: Robles Fights in the Mexican Revolution.
24: U.S. Navy Launches Sting Operation Against “Sexual Perverts”.
25: Gays and Lesbians Contribute to the Harlem Renaissance.
26: The God of Vengeance Opens on Broadway.
27: Gide Publishes the Signed Edition of Corydon.
28: Gerber Founds the Society for Human Rights.
29: Wales Padlock Law Censors Risque Theater.
30: Hall Publishes The Well of Loneliness.
31: Davis's Research Identifies Lesbian Sexuality as Common and Normal.
32: Pandora's Box Opens.
33: Hollywood Bans “Sexual Perversion” in Films.
34: Nazis Persecute Homosexuals.
35: Hitler's Night of the Long Knives.
36: Isherwood Publishes Goodbye to Berlin.
37: Thompson v. Aldredge Dismisses Sodomy Charges Against Lesbians.
38: Golden Age of American Gay Literature.
39: Vice Versa Is Published as First Lesbian Periodical.
40: Kinsey Publishes Sexual Behavior in the Human Male.
41: Mattachine Society Is Founded.
42: George Jorgensen Becomes Christine Jorgensen.
43: APA Classifies Homosexuality as a Mental Disorder.
44: ONE, Inc., Is Founded.
45: U.S. Law Prohibits Gay and Lesbian Immigration.
46: Kinsey Publishes Sexual Behavior in the Human Female.
47: One Magazine Begins Publication.
48: Evelyn Hooker Debunks Beliefs That Homosexuality Is a “Sickness”.
49: U.S. President Eisenhower Prohibits Federal Employment of Lesbians and Gays.
50: Daughters of Bilitis Founded as First National Lesbian Group in United States.
51: Baldwin Publishes Giovanni's Room.
52: Foster Publishes Sex Variant Women in Literature.
53: United Kingdom's Sexual Offences Act Becomes Law.
54: The Wolfenden Report Calls for Decriminalizing Private Consensual Sex.
55: First National Lesbian Conference Convenes.
56: Illinois Legalizes Consensual Homosexual Sex.
57: Sarria Is First Out Gay or Lesbian Candidate for Public Office.
58: Rechy Publishes City of Night.
59: Rustin Organizes the March on Washington.
60: Revolutionary Cuba Imprisons Gays.
61: First North American Conference of Homophile Organizations Convenes.
62: Queer Youth Fight Police Harassment at Compton's Cafeteria in San Francisco.
63: First Gender Identity Clinic Opens and Provides Gender Reassignment Surgery.
64: Los Angeles Advocate Begins Publication.
65: CBS Airs CBS Reports: The Homosexuals.
66: First Student Homophile League Is Formed.
67: U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Law Preventing Immigration of Gays and Lesbians.
68: United Kingdom Decriminalizes Homosexual Sex.
69: Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop Opens as First Gay Bookstore.
70: NACHO Formally Becomes the First Gay Political Coalition.
71: Metropolitan Community Church Is Founded.
72: Nuestro Mundo Forms as First Queer Organization in Argentina.
73: Gay Catholics Found Dignity.
74: Stonewall Rebellion Ignites Modern Gay and Lesbian Rights Movement.
75: Gay Liberation Front Is Formed.
76: Canada Decriminalizes Homosexual Acts.
77: Time Magazine Issues “The Homosexual in America”.
78: Amazon Bookstore Opens as First Feminist-Lesbian Book Shop.
79: Lavender Menace Protests Homophobia in Women's Movement.
80: Radicalesbians Issues “The Woman Identified Woman” Manifesto.
81: First Lesbian and Gay Pride March in the United States.
82: Del Martin Quits Gay Liberation Movement.
83: Kameny Is First Out Candidate for U.S. Congress.
84: Lesbian Tide Publishes Its First Issue.
85: Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center Is Founded.
86: The Gay Book Award Debuts.
87: The Body Politic Begins Publication.
88: Local Governments Pass Antidiscrimination Laws.
89: First Gay and Lesbian Synagogue in the United States Is Formed.
90: Equal Rights Amendment Fails State Ratification.
91: First Out Gay Minister Is Ordained.
92: Jordan Becomes First Black Congresswoman from the South.
93: Brown Publishes Rubyfruit Jungle.
94: Naiad Press Is Founded.
95: National Gay Task Force Is Formed.
96: Olivia Records Is Founded.
97: Roe v. Wade Legalizes Abortion and Extends Privacy Rights.
98: U.S. Supreme Court Supports Local Obscenity Laws.
99: American Bar Association Calls for Repeal of Laws Against Consensual Sex.
100: Lesbian Herstory Archives Is Founded.
101: Lambda Legal Authorized to Practice Law.
102: Homosexuality Is Delisted by the APA.
103: Bisexual Forum Is Founded.
104: The Front Runner Makes The New York Times Best-Seller List.
105: Antigay and Antilesbian Organizations Begin to Form.
106: Abzug and Koch Attempt to Amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
107: Lesbian Connection Begins Publication.
108: Noble Is First Out Lesbian or Gay Person to Win State-Level Election.
109: First Gay and Lesbian Archives Is Founded.
110: First Novel About Coming Out to Parents Is Published.
111: Gay American Indians Is Founded.
112: Rule Publishes Lesbian Images.
113: Gay Latino Alliance Is Formed.
114: U.S. Civil Service Commission Prohibits Discrimination Against Federal Employees.
115: Anna Crusis Women's Choir Is Formed.
116: U.S. Supreme Court Rules in “Crimes Against Nature” Case.
117: Foucault Publishes Volume I of L’Histoire de la sexualité.
118: Katz Publishes First Lesbian and Gay History Anthology.
119: Army Reservist Ben-Shalom Sues for Reinstatement.
120: Michigan Womyn's Music Festival Holds Its First Gathering.
121: Anita Bryant Campaigns Against Gay and Lesbian Rights.
122: Combahee River Collective Issues “A Black Feminist Statement”.
123: National Women's Conference Convenes.
124: Quebec Includes Lesbians and Gays in Its Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms.
125: Toronto Police Raid Offices of The Body Politic.
126: Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association Is Founded.
127: Lesbian and Gay Workplace Movement Is Founded.
128: U.S. Supreme Court Distinguishes Between “Indecent” and “Obscene”.
129: International Lesbian and Gay Association Is Founded.
130: Antigay and Antilesbian Briggs Initiative Is Defeated.
131: White Murders Politicians Moscone and Milk.
132: Moral Majority Is Founded.
133: First Gay British Television Series Airs.
134: First March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.
135: First National Third World Lesbian and Gay Conference Conveness.
136: Lesbian and Gay Asian Collective is Founded.
137: Alyson Begins Publishing Gay and Lesbian Books.
138: Rich Publishes “Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence”.
139: Gay Writers Form the Violet Quill.
140: Human Rights Campaign Fund is Founded.
141: U.S. Navy Investigates the USS Norton Sound in Antilesbian Witch Hunt.
142: Canadian Gay Postal Workers Secure Union Protections.
143: Faderman Publishes Surpassing the Love of Men.
144: Gay and Lesbian Palimony Suits Emerge.
145: Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Is Founded.
146: This Bridge Called My Back Is Published.
147: GALA Choruses Is Formed.
148: Toronto Police Raid Gay Bathhouses.
149: Reports of Rare Diseases Mark Beginning of AIDS Epidemic.
150: San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Concert Tour.
151: Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press Is Founded.
152: New York City Gay Men's Chorus Performs at Carnegie Hall.
153: Lesbian and Gay Youth Protection Institute Is Founded.
154: Lorde's Autobiography Zami Is Published.
155: Lesbian Academic and Activist Sues University of California for Discrimination.
156: Wisconsin Enacts First Statewide Gay and Lesbian Civil Rights Law.
157: Gay-Related Immunodeficiency Is Renamed AIDS.
158: First Gay Games Are Held in San Francisco.
159: Studds Is First Out Gay Man in the U.S. Congress.