March 7 in LGBTQ History

1967: CBS airs “The Homosexuals”, an episode of CBS Reports. This first-ever national television broadcast on the subject of homosexuality has been described as “the single most destructive hour of antigay propaganda in our nation’s history.”

1972: East Lansing, Michigan becomes the first U.S. City to ban discrimination in city hiring on the basis of sexual orientation.

1988: Shortly after the release of his first big mainstream hit, Hairspray, its star, Divine, dies of heart disease in Los Angeles at the age of 42.

One Comment On “March 7 in LGBTQ History”

  1. Thanks so much for giving everyone a very memorable possiblity to read articles and blog posts from this blog. It can be very lovely and stuffed with fun for me personally and my office colleagues to search your web site the equivalent of 3 times a week to study the latest guidance you have got. Not to mention, we are usually astounded concerning the unbelievable opinions served by you. Certain 3 areas in this post are undoubtedly the most beneficial we have all ever had.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *