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This is a list of notable events in the history of LGBT rights that took place in the year 1974.
- The city of Boulder, Colorado enacts an anti-discrimination ordinance that bars discrimination based on sexual preference. Following public outcry, the city council places a repeal measure up for a public vote, which results in the repeal of the ordinance.
- 1 — The U.S. state of Ohio repeals state sodomy laws.
- 11 — L'Association homophile de Montréal holds first meeting
- 15 — New York City theatre magazine After Dark bans the use of the word "gay" in advertisements.
- 19 — The Gay Women's Collective holds two-day lesbian conference at Montreal's women's centre.
- 11 — Richard North and Chris Vogel become first couple known to be married by the Unitarian Universalist Church. The Canadian government refuses to recognize their marriage.
- 5 — Elaine Noble becomes the first openly gay or lesbian individual to be elected to a state legislature in the U.S. when she is elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
- ↑ Phelps, Timothy. "Gay issues split Colorado cities", Eugene Register-Guard, Newsday, p. 8A. Retrieved on 2009-08-30.
- ↑ Taylor, Carol. "Taylor: Mayor controversial for support of gay rights", Colorado Daily, Colorado Daily, 2008-11-14.
- ↑ Gianoulis, Tina. Noble, Elaine. glbtq: An Encyclopedia of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Culture.
See also Edit
- Timeline of LGBT history — timeline of events from 12,000 BCE to present
- LGBT rights by country or territory — current legal status around the world
- LGBT social movements
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