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Gay Rights

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Caitlyn McDowell

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Obstacle 1 Obstacle 2 Obstacle 3 Goal Start What does LGBTQ mean? What do they mean? Gay Rights and the
Worldwide LGBTQ Movement By Lauren Oh
Caitlyn McDowell Marriage Equality AIDS Epidemic Homophobia and Heterosexism Equality for all! Trans* Gender Dysphoria

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<http://www.aclu.org/hiv-aids-lgbt-rights/lgbt-aids-project-case-profiles>. Questioning
Queer The Base of the Problem for LGBTQ Misconceptions-
Being homosexual is just a phase
AIDS is a "gay" disease
Homosexuality is a choice

Many people in the LGBTQ community are still victims of discrimination. Timeline of the LGBTQ Movement Denmark is the first European country to allow civil partnerships (1989). New York City holds its first gay pride parade (1970). 1970 Homosexuality is removed from the
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of
Mental Disorders (DSM) as a mental
illness (1974). Dr. Frank Kameny, an important leader in the gay rights movement, launches a public protest at the White House (1965). 1980 1975 The New York Academy of Medicine declares in a report that homosexuality is an emotional illness and can depend on family environment (1964) Same-sex Marriage Timeline 1900 2003 Netherlands is the first country to legalize same-sex marriage (2001). 2000 Belgium, Spain, Canada, and South Africa approve gay marriage (2003 - 2006). 2006 Norway, Sweden, Portugal, Iceland, and Argentina sanction same-sex marriage in 2009 and 2010. 2009 2012 1960 Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) is established in a Los Angeles high school (1984).

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is est. to prevent newspapers from sensationalizing issues relating to sexual orientation (1985). 1981 1982 Lack of information leads to discrimination towards homosexuals 1990s First cases of confirmed AIDS are found in young homosexual men. Male homosexuality is listed as a risk factor for AIDS. Denmark, Uruguay, New Zealand, and France legalize gay marriage. (2012 - 2013). AIDS becomes recognized by the media as a gay related immune deficiency. HIV/AIDS spreads to men and women of all sexualities and is funded for research and care. Boston Marriages are legalized between women at the turn of the 20th century. Lesbian
Bisexual Heterosexism- discrimination in favor of opposite sex relationships.

Homophobia- negative feelings against anyone who is lesbian, gay, trans*, bisexual, questioning, etc. The "don't ask don't tell " policy is repealed (2010). 2010
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