With only one of the 11 supervisors opposing the measure and Mayor George Moscone publicly committed to signing it,. White said, adding, respect the private rights of all people, including gays. White, a former policeman and firdman, was elected last fall, as was Mr. White said he feared that many San Francisco residents who were already upset. Other supervisors echoed this concern yesterday in a debate that preceded the vote, and city officials expressed concern as to whether the ordinance would be upheld if tested in the courts.
Basic Rights Oregon, a c 4 organization, was formed in out of community responses to anti-gay ballot measures that had plagued Oregon for more than 20 years. In fulfilling its mission to build power for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Oregonians, the organizations collectively known as Basic Rights Oregon have secured historic victories. Our history:. Our History. Our History adasmann T Basic Rights Oregon, a c 4 organization, was formed in out of community responses to anti-gay ballot measures that had plagued Oregon for more than 20 years. Our history: Measure 8 passes by a 53 percent vote and repeals an executive order from Governor Goldschmidt that bans discrimination in state agencies based on sexual orientation. Discrimination is legal once again.
The story is well known : A routine police raid of a mafia-owned gay bar in New York City sparked three nights of riots and, with them, the global gay rights movement. What was different about Stonewall was that gay activists around the country were prepared to commemorate it publicly. Those nationally coordinated activist commemorations were evidence of an LGBTQ movement that had rapidly grown in strength during the s, not a movement sparked by a single riot. The story of how this particular night and this particular bar came to signify global gay rebellion is a story of how collective memory works and how social movements organize to commemorate their gains.
In a bid to curtail hate speech ahead of the Games, Tokyo on Friday adopted an anti-discrimination ordinance aimed at protecting the LGBT community. The rule is the first ordinance at the prefectural level to contain a stipulation prohibiting discrimination against LGBT people and other sexual and gender minorities. The Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly approved the ordinance at its regular session held Friday, despite criticism that there had been insufficient debate over potential conflicts between the measure and laws to protect free speech. The goal of the ordinance, which is scheduled to take effect in April, is to use edifying campaigns and education to realize the Olympic Charter goal of respect for human rights.