Civil partnerships since . January 28, Letter. On a November episode, personal trainer Harper, 48, talked about his sexuality for the first time on the reality weight loss competition in an effort to show the contestant that he doesn't have to be ashamed. The Samurai period was one in which homosexuality was seen as particularly positive. The veteran gay rights and gay marriage activist Evan Wolfson has called these claims "historic revisionism". In total ten states legalized same-sex marriage through legislation without judicial order. Johnson voted for Uniform Code of Military Justice.
Juvenal remarks with disapproval that his friends often attended such ceremonies.
LGBT rights by country or territory
On September 30,the Defense Department issued new guidelines that allow military chaplains to officiate at same-sex weddings, on or off military installations, in states where such weddings are allowed. This event is named Christopher Street Liberation Dayand is now considered the first gay pride parade. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. This article has been updated. May 17, - The first legal same-sex marriage in the United States takes place in Massachusetts. Matlovich reveals his sexual orientation to his commanding officer and is forcibly discharged from the Air Force six months later.
According to Koop, the prevailing view of the Reagan Administration was that "transmission of AIDS was understood to be primarily in the homosexual population and in those who abused intravenous drugs" and therefore that people dying from AIDS were "only getting what they justly deserve. February 26, - The Pentagon confirms that the first transgender person has signed a contract to join the US military. Worldwide laws regarding same-sex intercourse and freedom of expression and association. Joshua Alcorn voiced a desire to live as a girl, but the Ohio teenager's parents said they wouldn't stand for that. Transgender persons can change their legal gender and name after completion of medical intervention since  .