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Although this particular dispute was remanded for further proceedings, state statutes such as the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act, which applies not only to public accommodations but also to Colorado employers, remain in effect.
LGBT Rights Milestones Fast Facts
Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Protests and demonstrations begin, and it later becomes known as the impetus for the gay civil rights movement in the United States. August 14, - Christine Hallquist wins the Democratic primary in the Vermont governor's race, becoming the first openly transgender gubernatorial candidate for a major party. Infacing a circuit split, the Supreme Court resolved the question of whether state bans on gay marriage violated the Equal Protection and. It draws an estimated 75, toindividuals marching for LGBT rights. November 4, - Voters approve Proposition 8 in California, which makes same-sex marriage illegal.
That year, thousands of fans signed a petition requesting that she be a model during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, but the campaign was unsuccessful. November 4, - Voters approve Proposition 8 in California, which makes same-sex marriage illegal. September 6, - The California legislature becomes the first to pass a bill allowing marriage between same-sex couples. December 11, - A second federal judge rules against Trump's prohibition on transgender individuals serving in the military. He later dies due to his injuries sustained in the beating.