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This is a list of notable events in the history of LGBT rights that took place in the year 1974.

Events Edit

  • 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][2]

January Edit

  • 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.

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November Edit

  • 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.[3]

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Notes Edit

  1. Phelps, Timothy. "Gay issues split Colorado cities", Eugene Register-Guard, Newsday, p. 8A. Retrieved on 2009-08-30. 
  2. Taylor, Carol. "Taylor: Mayor controversial for support of gay rights", Colorado Daily, Colorado Daily, 2008-11-14. 
  3. Gianoulis, Tina. Noble, Elaine. glbtq: An Encyclopedia of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Culture.

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