University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard dies after a vicious attack by two anti-gay bigots. Professor Brian Heaphy, an expert from the University of Manchester, explains: In German Albert Moll published a volume containing lists of famous homosexuals. Persecutions against homosexuality rose during the High Middle Agesreaching their height during the Medieval Inquisitionswhen the sects of Cathars and Waldensians were accused of fornication and sodomy, alongside accusations of satanism. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It seems clear that the Mesopotamians saw nothing wrong in homosexual acts between consenting adults".
Several licensed gay bars were in operation in Greenwich Village and the Upper West Sideas well as illegal, unlicensed places serving alcohol, such as the Stonewall Inn and the Snakepit, both in Greenwich Village.
Timeline of LGBT history
Additionally, several openly LGBT individuals secured public office positions: The Renaissance saw intense oppression of homosexual relationships by the Roman Catholic Church. In South Asia the Hijra are a caste of third-gender, or transgender group who live a feminine role. Retrieved January 5, It had a research library and a large archive, and included a marriage and sex counseling office. Men who were convicted under the old laws that made being gay illegal can apply to have these taken off their record.
Archived from the original on 11 May InPresident Obama fulfilled a campaign promise to repeal DADT; by that time, more than 12, officers had been discharged from the military under DADT for refusing to hide their sexuality. Resources in your library Resources in other libraries. Journal of Mental Science. Australia New Zealand Nauru. Rights and legal issues. It seems clear that the Mesopotamians saw nothing wrong in homosexual acts between consenting adults".