The movement for civil rights for homosexuals. It originated after a police raid on a gay bar in New York City in 1969, which triggered a riot and launched the grassroots reform movement seeking to end social and legal discrimination against gays. (See Stonewall Riot.)
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“I do not support gay marriages being recognized in Florida,” he wrote Andrew Walther of Sanford.
That man was Xavier Cortada, a gay man who wrote of his frustration that he and his partner of eight years were unable to marry.
Some gay apps, like the newer Mister, have not subscribed to the community/tribe model.
Meanwhile, in Florida, Bush was flooded with questions about whether gay marriage could possibly come to the Sunshine State.
In the 70s, this myth kept openly gay people out of teaching positions.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic|Samantha Allen|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
For example, there is a vast discussion afoot upon the questions that centre upon Property, its rights and its limitations.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Am I not in France—gay, delightful France—partaking of the kindness and civility of the country?
After a moment's silence, the cavaliers both burst into a gay laugh.
And we will also settle and assure the particular rights and interests of every planter and adventurer.
But sharper and closer anxieties than any connected with rights to lands and homes were pressing upon Alessandro and Ramona.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson