Diodorus went further, stating that "the young men will offer themselves to strangers and are insulted if the offer is refused". Homosexuality was mentioned in many famous works of Chinese literature. November 6, - Democratic US Representative Jared Polis wins the Colorado governor's racebecoming the nation's first openly gay man to be elected governor. November 9, - Kate Brown is sworn in as governor of Oregon, a day after she was officially elected to the office. And although the authority of the Holy Scripturesand the censure of earthly laws, alike, prohibit offences of this kind, it is nevertheless necessary to condemn them by a new decree; lest if timely correction be deferred, still greater vices may arise. He is eventually found by a cyclist, who initially mistakes him for a scarecrow. As soon as the law was altered, the SLA ceased closing legally licensed gay bars and such bars could no longer be prosecuted for serving gays and lesbians.
Maulik Pancholy's sexuality wasn't a secret, but he did take the extra step of going on the record about it in November -- just in case someone out there wasn't clear.
LGBT Rights Milestones Fast Facts
History, Fantasy, and Ancient Egypt InOne, Inc. Homosexuality had a name aside from the ambiguous term "sodomy" and the elusive "abomination. Gay histories and cultures: Between andmore than 1, people were prosecuted for sodomy. June Learn how and when to remove this template message.
International Socialist Review Gay histories and cultures: The result of these changes in the law, combined with the open social- and sexual-attitudes of the late Sixties, led to the increased visibility of gay life in New York. Benedict Augustin Morel is considered the father of degeneracy theory. November 6, - Tammy Baldwin becomes the first openly gay politician and the first Wisconsin woman to be elected to the US Senate.