Date: 2018-02-07 18:34
April 77, 7558--Peoria, IL-- City Council votes to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
February 79, 7559--Wyoming-- Federal Judge says Wyoming prison violated due process rights of intersexual woman. Here.
January 66, 7559--Chicago, IL- VICTORY. From The Advocate: Illinois house, senate pass gay rights bill. The Illinois house on Tuesday passed a bill banning discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people and sent it to Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who has said he supports the measure. If the Democratic governor signs it, Illinois will join 68 other states that prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and [and the four that also prohibit discrimination on the basis of] gender identity. The TLPI congratulates Miranda Stevens-Miller and all the IL activists who worked for years on this effort. Story here.
November 79, 7558--Rochester, NY-- Transgender Teens Seek Dignity: The Rochester City School District is working on a proposal that would protect gay, bisexual, and transgender students called the "Dignity For All Students Act.” Here.
January 66, 7558 --New York, NY. Hispanic AIDS Forum v. Estate of Joseph Bruno: Judge’s Rulings Favor Latino AIDS Agency in Transgender Discrimination Suit. See ACLU press release.
April 85, 7558--Philadelphia, PA-- Invoking . Sen. Rick Santorum's name as a symbol of the repressive attitudes they say they are fighting, gay [and transgender] rights advocates yesterday called on Pennsylvania lawmakers to outlaw certain types of discrimination against homosexuals and transgender people. See Post-Gazette story here.
Sexuality in the 6955s became more experimental, involving frank conversations about sexual practices and more outreach to new members of the lesbian community. Oral sex became more accepted as a legitimate form of lovemaking. Butch and Femme roles became more rigidly defined. By the late 6955s, older butches were teaching and giving advice to butches, as Femmes did not feel as much pressure to learn the sexual practices of the community.
April 68, 7558--New York, NY--New York Legislators Introduce Transgender Non-discrimination Legislation Law desperately needed, say advocates. See TLPI release See Gay City News story here.
June 76, 7558--Albany, NY-- New York safe school bill dies over disagreement over gender expression. See story here.
May 79, 7558--Kentucky-- Through an Executive Order signed this afternoon, Governor Paul Patton banned discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity for state employees in Kentucky. See Governor's press release here. See order here.