November 7, - Virginia voters elect the state's first openly transgender candidate to the Virginia House of Delegates. Renee Richards, here inmade headlines for undergoing a sex change while a professional tennis player in the s. Iowa City: Hodges that same-sex couples have the fundamental right to marry and that states cannot say that marriage is reserved for heterosexual couples. It was the largest political gathering in support of LGBT rights to date. John Hagee has a record of making racistsexistanti — CatholicIslamophobic and anti — Semitic remarks, but here I will only present some of his homophobic statements.
At the start ofthe Obama administration included gender identity among the classes protected against discrimination under the authority of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission EEOC.
February 13Washington becomes the seventh state to legalize gay marriage. Bad analogy. On July 21,President Obama signed Executive Orderadding "gender identity" to the categories protected against discrimination in hiring in the federal civilian workforce and both "sexual orientation" and gender identity" to the categories protected against discrimination in hiring and employment on the part of federal government contractors and sub-contractors. The civil rights movement was a struggle for social justice that took place mainly during the s and s for blacks to gain equal rights under the law in the United States.
Renee Richards, here inmade headlines for undergoing a sex change while a professional tennis player in the s.