Sunday, June 1, 2008

This Day In LGBT History

June 1,1971 - London's underground newspaper, the International Times, loses its appeal of a recent conviction for indecency, for having run personal ads for gay men. The judge rules that while the acts may be legal, public encouragement of the acts is not.

June 1, 1975 - Drummer magazine debuts.

June 1, 1976 - West Virginia decriminalizes private consensual adult homosexual acts.

June 1, 1979 - Jerry Falwell forms The Moral Majority.

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