Gay & Lesbian History in the US
1990-1996
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People

Community Leaders
Achtenberg, Roberta
Buttino, Frank
Sears, James T.
Studds, Gary

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Arts & Entertainment
Lang, K.D.

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Adventurers
Louganis, Greg

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Events

1990-Hate Crimes Statistics Bill passed through Congress.
1990-AIDS Documentary wins Oscar.
1990-Gay men and Lesbians accepted as Rabbis at the 101st Annual Conference of American Rabbis.
1990-Gay Games III held in Vancouver
1990-Gay and Lesbian Rights Movement collection displayed at the Smithsonian.
1991-Amnesty International adopted jailed gay men and lesbians as prisoners conscience.
1991-An appeals court recognized a homosexuals partner's rights as tantamount to those of a spouse.
1992-The AIDS Quilt was unfolded in its entirety on the Capitol Mall.
1992-University of Iowa extended Health benefits to the domestic partners of its gay and lesbian employees.
1992-Canada allows gays and lesbians to serve in the military.
1992-Massachusetts Governor Weld created the Governor's Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth.
1992-President Bill Clinton is first president to recognize gay and lesbian rights.
1993-Grammy Award featured many openly gay and lesbian performers.
1993-Strong genetic component to homosexuality found in study.
1993-March on Washington, D.C. saw record breaking crowds
1994-Gay Games IV took place in New York City

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