DC LGBT Rights 1965-74
On November 6, 2012, a referendum on Maryland's marriage equality law was upheld by voters.

Fifty years ago sodomy laws made lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender relationships illegal—defined by authorities at that time as sexual perversion.

LGBT individuals were routinely arrested, fired from employment from both the federal government and private employers and condemned as mentally ill by psychiatrists.

A few images from the early battles…
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