Tag: 1867

August 29 in LGBTQ History

1867: LGBTQ rights pioneer Karl Heinrich Ulrichs becomes the first self-proclaimed homosexual to speak out publicly for homosexual rights when he pleads at the Congress of German Jurists in Munich for a resolution urging the repeal of anti-homosexual laws.

August 19 in LGBTQ History

1867: In Munich, Karl Heinrich Ulrichs is jeered when he attempts to persuade a conclave of jurists that same-sex love should be tolerated rather than persecuted. He is probably the first to come Out publicly in defense of what he calls “Uranism” (homosexuality). 1992: In Germany, some 250 lesbian and gay couples all over the … Read More