February 25 in LGBTQ History February 25, 2013 / Michael Annetta / Make A Comment / Today in LGBTQ History 1982: Wisconsin becomes the first state in the U.S. to enact a statewide gay rights statute. 1983: Tennessee Williams dies at the age of 71 in his suite at the Hotel Elysee in New York City. Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.