Lesbian, gay, and bisexual topics
News culled from the
media: 1996 until now
||"The center is shifting because millions of 'Dick Cheneys,'
people in the middle who might prefer not to think about the rights of
gays and lesbians, one day see the issue indelibly stamped with the
faces of their daughters, sons, neighbors and friends."
Margorie Williams, 2000-OCT-13, Washington Post. 1|
This section records important political and legal developments since 1996 in what has been called "the gay agenda" --
i.e. working towards:
||Achieving equality for persons of all three sexual orientations (heterosexuality,
homosexuality and bisexuality) in areas of employment, accommodation, freedom of assault, marriage, etc.|
||Acceptance of all three sexual orientations as normal, natural, unchosen and fixed human variations.|
||Acceptance of all gender identities (cisgendered, transgender, etc.) as normal, natural, unchosen and fixed human variations.|
Since this web site is aimed at North American visitors, we have included Canadian news affecting the LGBT community. There are many major developments "north
of the border" which may indicate the direction that the U.S. is headed in the future.
General lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual (LGBT) news during:
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Latest update: 2016-FEB-07