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Born-again singer Anita Bryant campaigns to overturn an anti-discrimination law protecting gay men and lesbians in Dade County, Fla. Inspired by her victory, Bryant founds the first national anti-gay group, Save Our Children, drawing unprecedented attention to gay issues and motivating gay groups to organize in response. Focus will move to Colorado Springs, Colo. Calling gay people "militant, organized" and "vile," LaHaye anticipates anti-gay arguments to come. California State Sen. John Briggs floats a ballot initiative allowing local school boards to ban gay teachers.
Gay marriage victory at Supreme Court triggering backlash
Jeff Brady. On the fifth anniversary of the historic U. Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage across the country, LGBTQ activists are marking the victory online. On June 26, celebrations took place on the steps of the Supreme Court with lots of hugging and cheering.
Jump to navigation Skip navigation. The struggle of LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people for equal rights has moved to center stage. LGBT people are battling for their civil rights in Congress, in courtrooms and in the streets. Well-known figures are discussing their sexual orientation in public. Gay and lesbian people are featured in movies and on television - not as novelty characters, but as full participants in society.