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Kelsey Olson

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Transcript of Bisexuality

Bisexuality a timeline Throughout history people have been persocuted
for same-sex, sexual acts.
-sodomy laws
1779 in the United State
“Whosoever shall be guilty of rape, polygamy, or sodomy with a man or woman, shall be punished; if a man, by castration, a woman, by boring through the cartilage of her nose a hole of one half inch in diameter at the least.” (Virginia Bill number 64; authored by Jefferson; June 18, 1779). During 18th and 19th centuries, many sodomy laws are abolished. The debate begins 1867 Germany:
On August 29, 1867, Karl-Heinrich Ulrichs became the first self-proclaimed homosexual to speak out publicly for homosexual rights when he pleaded at the Congress of German Jurists in Munich for a resolution urging the repeal of anti-homosexual laws. 1903
In New York on February 21, 1903, New York police conducted the first United States recorded raid on a gay bathhouse, the Ariston Hotel Baths. 26 men were arrested and 12 brought to trial on sodomy charges; 7 men received sentences ranging from 4 to 20 years in prison. 1941
Transsexuality was first used in reference to homosexuality and bisexuality. November 11, 1950
the first sustained American homosexual group, is founded in L.A. 1970
-The first Gay Liberation Day March is held in NYC
-The first Gay Freedom Day March is held in LA
-The first "Gay-in" held in San Francisco 1980
The United States Democratic Party becomes the first major political party in the U.S. to endorse a homosexual rights platform 1990
United States national bisexual/pansexual Civil rights and advocacy organization BiNet USA is founded 2006
U.S. introduces Civil Unions
first presidential forum on LGBT issues
Alfred Kinsey travels to Chicago on several occasions to interview homosexuals. On these trips, Kinsey has sexual encounters with other men.
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